Two of Nigeria’s biggest music superstars are set to perform at the BBC 1xtra live.
Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Chloe X Halle, Popcaan, Young T & Bugsey will all perform at the 2020 BBC Radio 1Xtra Live.
The event which is scheduled to be an interactive styled experience event is to be hosted by the 1xtra DJ family and is scheduled to hold between, 7 and 11 pm on Saturday, October 17, 2020.
The event can be accessed from anywhere around the world as fans only need to create a BBC account in order to host their own virtual rooms remotely and watch the event. There is also the opportunity to share and engage with friends and other participants of the event.
Faron Mckenzie, head of 1xtra said the intention this year is to bring the UK’s hottest artists and the biggest international stars around the globe together for one of the best nights of Black music.
He stated further that he understands and acknowledges it has been a difficult time for the music industry, yet he is delighted to be bringing 1Xtra’s vibe and energy 2020 back for listeners from all over the world together through digital interactivity.
He also encouraged listeners not to miss the event as it was going to be explosive with some incredible performances.
Features like bespoke performances, interviews, reliving history and more are scheduled for the event with performances also being simulcast live on BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1 on the day of the event.
The event is set to be followed by the 1Xtra Live 2020 After Party, which is scheduled to be held immediately after the event from 11 pm to 1 am.