Rema, the Nigerian Afrobeat artist, impressed audiences with a mesmerizing performance at the 2023 Ballon d’Or event. This garnered praise from Nigerian celebrities like Tunde Ednut, who also applauded other artists like Davido, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, and Rema’s collaborator Tems for their notable performances in various events. However, Ednut’s exclusion of WizKid’s performance at the World Tennis League competition sparked debate among fans. Overall, these performances showcased the global presence and talent of Nigerian artists in the music industry.
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Divine Ikubor, also known as Rema, a Nigerian Afrobeat sensation, has expanded his global reputation by performing at the 2023 Ballon d’Or event with a spellbinding performance of his chart-topping single, “Calm Down.”
This spectacular performance elicited a flurry of reactions from Nigerian celebrities, including noted celebrity blogger Tunde Ednut.
Tunde Ednut applauded Afrobeats’ tremendous global presence on the world scene. He lavished accolades on Davido for his outstanding performance at the 2022 World Cup closing ceremony in Qatar.
Ednut praised Burna Boy for lighting the stage on fire during the 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League final and the NBA All-Star halftime show in February 2023, creating waves audible across the world.
He praised Tiwa Savage’s enthralling performance of ‘Keys to the City’ at King Charles’ coronation concert on Sunday, May 7, 2023, which turned heads and captured hearts.
Yemi Alade also garnered well-deserved recognition for her musical prowess at the recent AFCON draw ceremony, which added an extra element of grandeur to the event.
Ednut honored Rema and Tems for their exciting NBA All-Star performances, which created vibrations of excitement in the hearts of spectators, with a round of applause.
However, Ednut’s omission of WizKid’s performance at the World Tennis League competition in 2022 elicited a wide range of reactions, leaving fans split and wondering why this omission occurred.
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