Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy makes history as he becomes the first African artist to sell out the 80K-capacity London Stadium in the UK. Burna Boy’s recent concert in the United Kingdom generated immense excitement among his fans with his outstanding performances.
Burna Boy at the 40,000-capacity La Defense Arena in Paris on Saturday, May 20, 2023. Credit: Burnaboy / Instagram. In a remarkable feat, the self-proclaimed African Giant became the first African artiste to completely fill the London Stadium, which boasts a massive capacity of 80,000 attendees. The concert footage swiftly went viral, garnering widespread praise and admiration from netizens. This groundbreaking achievement not only solidifies Burna Boy’s reputation as an exceptional artist but also marks his distinction as the first African artiste to headline a UK stadium and achieve a sold-out show at the iconic London Stadium. Confirming the report, London Stadium via their official Twitter page praised the singer for the achievement. It wrote, “🚨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 🤩🤩🤩.” 🚨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 🤩🤩🤩 @cokobarcom | @RoboMagicLive pic.twitter.com/gnMx3Sa7BI — London Stadium (@LondonStadium) June 3, 2023 Furthermore, Burna Boy has consistently made history with his remarkable artistry over the years. His previous accomplishments include selling out the renowned Arena in London and the impressive 40,000-capacity La Defense Arena in Paris on Saturday, May 20, 2023. These milestones are a testament to Burna Boy’s growing global popularity and his ability to captivate audiences with his extraordinary talent. Watch the video below … Burna Boy sells out 80,000 capacity London Stadium in London, UK. #BurnaBoyLondonStadium pic.twitter.com/6iShJWxxb3 — Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) June 4, 2023 Reactions from fans following sell-out of London Stadium sir_eltee wrote: “Can we take a moment to appreciate Burna Boy’s live performances? The man knows how to connect with the crowd, bring the house down, and leave everyone in awe. A true master of his craft.” chrismariolifestyle penned: “In the business of singing music, Burna is actually the best outa Africa. His attitude sha get k-leg.” dr_omomurewa stated: “Personally, I think Burna is the biggest in Africa. The distance he gives other A list artistes in terms of showmanship, delivery, lyrics, quality sound and growth is enormous!! He’s the real odogwu!!!” samvail__ said: “They’re all trying and big ups to them. Davido actually performed in the biggest stage in the whole world that’s World Cup! Wizkid did a big performance recently as well and tiwa performed in the most powerful audience in front of the king of England. Congratulations to Afrobeat. A win for them is a win for us. Love ❤️ and light.”