Nigerian songstress, Yemi Alade, has been listed as one of the headliners at the first-ever ‘Earthshot’ prize awards at the Alexandra Palace alongside other international superstar singers like; Ed Sheehan, Coldplay, and Shawn Mendez.
The event which is organized by the Royal Foundation is spearheaded by Prince William and recognizes inventive solutions to the environmental problems facing the planet.
The ceremony will be hosted by Clara Amfo and Dermot O’Leary, hopes to turn the tide against the pessimism many feel towards the issue of climate change by showing the positive work being done to help counter the existential threat to humanity.
The program has been designed to recognize some of the brightest scientific minds in the world, however, 15 finalists who have impressed with their extraordinary work to help save the oceans, land, and air, have been picked.
In the course of the event, 5 of the scientists will be announced as winners of a £1 million funding prize that will allow them to continue and progress their vital work, which has the potential to help repair our struggling planet.
The names of the 5 winners of the ‘Earthshot prize’ will be announced by a star-studded line-up of presenters, including the Duchess of Cambridge, athlete, Mo Salah as well as actors Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, David Oyelowo.
This is definitely a huge win for the Nigerian music industry.