Seun Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat star and son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti is set to perform at the 2019 Grammy Awards on 10th February, at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, U.S.
This was made known through the information was published on the Grammys’ official website on Thursday. Seun, who was nominated for Best World Music Album in October 2018, will perform alongside Malian singer/songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara, at the award’s Premiere Ceremony.
Seun’s fourth album, “Black Times” earned him the nomination in the keenly contested category, after it debuted at no.8 on the Billboard music chart in the first week of its release.
Grammys have also announced that the award ceremony would be streamed live internationally on its website from 12:30 pm (Pacific Time).
Seun’s brother, Femi Kuti, has also bagged four Grammy nominations in the World Music Category. He got his first nomination in 2003 for the album Fight to win, and later in 2010, 2012 and 2013.