Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny will appear at the Royal Rumble this year. Fittingly, he’ll be performing his latest single “Booker T.” Bad Bunny is clearly a wrestling fan as he’s had Undertaker in a video recently and the former WCW star appears in the “Booker T” video.
“Performing at the Royal Rumble is a childhood dream come true,” said Bad Bunny of the performance. “I have been a lifelong fan of WWE and I am excited to take the stage and entertain fans around the world.”
Check out the full press release below:
WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that multi-platinum recording artist and international superstar Bad Bunny will perform his hit single “Booker T” off his new album “El Último Tour Del Mundo” live for the first time at Royal Rumble this Sunday, January 31 streaming live on WWE Network at 7 pm ET.
“Bad Bunny is at the top of the music industry, and a pop culture icon with strong ties to WWE and our fans around the world,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, WWE Music Group. “We are thrilled to provide a global platform for his first-ever live performance of ‘Booker T’ as we kick off the road to WrestleMania®.”
Bad Bunny has taken over the global music scene as one of the most respected and talented singer-songwriters and producers of this generation. Declared the #1 artist globally of 2020 by Spotify, he has won multiple Latin Grammy Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards for Best Reggaeton Performance, Artist of the Year and Top Latin Album of the Year among others.
Bad Bunny’s most recent and third album of 2020, “El Último Tour Del Mundo” debuted at #1 on the “Billboard 200” chart, the first all-Spanish-language album to reach #1 in the 64-year history of the all-genre chart, as well as #1 on Apple Music’s global “Top Albums” chart for all genres.