Burna Boy Makes History, Becomes First African Artist To Sell Out London Stadium


On Saturday, June 3rd, Nigerian Afrobeat star Burna Boy made history at London Stadium, becoming the first ever African artist to headline a UK stadium. 


Performing a sold-out show with 80,000 people in attendance, Burna Boy captivated the audience with his high-energy performance, the energy and atmosphere in the arena was electric. 


The official twitter account of the London Stadium Confirmed the record by congratulating Burna Boy before the show.


The tweet said:  “NOW SOLD OUT @burnaboy’s RECORD-BREAKING concert has now officially SOLD OUT!

What an incredible achievement for the first-ever African artist to solo headline a UK stadium.

For those lucky enough to make it, enjoy the show.”


The day marked a significant milestone in Burna Boy’s career, demonstrating his increasing popularity and success both in Africa and overseas. The experience was an emotional moment, showing the power of music to connect people around the world. Burna Boy’s performance was a celebration of African culture and proves that the possibilities are limitless.

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