“I was nervous during performance at King Charles III’s coronation” – Singer, Tiwa Savage
Award-winning Nigerian music star, Tiwa Savage, has revealed that she was nervous during her performance at King Charles III’s coronation.
Recall that in May 2023, the sensational Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage made history as the first Nigerian artist to perform at a British royal event. She delivered an exhilarating performance at King Charles III and Queen Camilla’s coronation concert.
The concert took place on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle and featured a lineup of renowned musicians and performers from around the world. Among them was Tiwa Savage, who captivated the audience with an incredible performance that left them mesmerized.
However, speaking on the Good Morning Britain TV show, Tiwa Savage admitted that she felt nervous in the first few seconds of her performance at Windsor Castle.
“It was beautiful [to perform for the King]. It was such an amazing moment to represent the Commonwealth and to be on that stage.
“I was nervous, I will say the first few seconds. But as soon as I started singing, I said, ‘I have to just get swept away by the crowd’.” She said.
In other news, popular Nigerian singer, Skiibii, has revealed that his colleague Asake, used to be his dancer before his rise to fame.
Skiibii disclosed this during his appearance on the latest episode of the Afrobeats podcast hosted by British-Nigerian media personality, Shopsydoo.
He noted that the “Omo Ope” star used to live with him during the early days of his career and would accompany him to perform at shows.
The ‘Bhaddest Boy’ crooner also pointed out that, unknown to many, Asake is a talented dancer with a background in theatre performance.
“I was discussing with someone the other day, he was saying ‘Asake just blew up now, he just entered the star mode.’
“Asake used to travel with me to shows. Asake used to stay with me, travel with me to shows and all that. When this guy blew like this, he just entered… I was like, una never see anything, the Asake wey me I know, una never see anything.
“Asake went to [Obafemi Awolowo University] Ife. He can dance. See, that year ehn, if I show you videos on my phone, Asake can dance when he is on stage. That time I just dropped ‘Sensima’ he dey follow me go everywhere na.” He said.