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Burna Boy Draws Massive Crowd with Second London Stadium Sell-Out

Burna boy is now the first African artiste to solo-headline the London stadium twice in succession

Nigerian Grammy-winning artiste, Burna Boy, has sold out the 80,000 capacity London stadium during his  “I Told Them” tour, on June 29, 2024.

The “Way Too Big” crooner has been recognised as the first African artiste to solo-headline the London stadium twice in succession.

Speaking in an interview at the London Stadium, Burna Boy said he wants to show people that dreams do come true.

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“London Stadium is going to be my fairground! I’ve been told that I couldn’t achieve anything because of where I came from. I hope this can show people that when you have a dream it doesn’t matter where you’ve come from, your dream can come true,” Burna Boy said.

The show opened with performances from Nigerian comedian and skitmaker Sabinus, who warmed up the crowd with jokes before Burna Boy took the stage.

Known for his distinctive style and poignant performances, Burna Boy thrilled the audience with popular songs from his extensive catalog, including “I Told Them”, “Gbona”, “On Top of the World”, “Big 7”, “Taliban Remix”, “Soke”, “It’s Plenty”, “Last Last”, and others. The concert also featured Nigerian artistes like Omah Lay, Phyno, Shallipopo, Odumodu Blaq, and Seyi Vibez to grace the stage.

Burna Boy is no stranger to selling out massive arenas. He performed to a sold-out crowd of more than 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden (MSG), making history as the first Nigerian artist to headline a show there.

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He also sold out Paris La Defence Arena, which holds 40,000 people. On April 28, 2022, he became the first African artist to headline a show at the 80,000-capacity London Stadium, amongst other arenas.

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