Nigerian Music Star Burna Boy to Perform in UEFA 2022/23 Champions League Final


    Nigerian music artist Burna Boy will perform in the 2022/23 Champions League final in Turkey.

    Burna Boy

    The award-winning artist will be a guest artist at the highly-anticipated Champions League kickoff show with millions of football fans expected to tune in.

    Pepsi, who have been a long-term partner of UEFA, are the official anchors of the show which always precedes the official kick off.

    The UEFA Champions League Kickoff Show was previously named UEFA Champions League Opening Ceremony before it was changed after a partnership deal with Pepsi.

    Burna Boy is a top Nigerian and African artist with a huge following and great tracks that has endeared him to the heart of music fans across the globe.

    The multi-award winning artist has dropped a lot of hit tracks and albums cutting across Afropop, hip-hop, reggae, and dancehall.

    He has been nominated for various national, regional, continental and global music awards and is among the most decorated Nigerian artist on the spotlights of the global music industry.

    Burna Boy

    Burna Boy hit tracks ‘Last Last’ and ‘Plenty.’ shot him to the global scene as one of the most talented and gifted music artist in Africa.

    His appearance in the 2022/23 Champions League final will mark milestone in his career as he sets to become the first Nigerian artist to perform at the tournament.

    UEFA confirm the 32-year-old will feature as a guest in the opening ceremony of the world’s popular club competition.

    Reacting to the development, Burna Boy said he is eager to hit the stage during the event and entertain the fans apart from being a football fan himself.

    Burna Boy

    “As a huge football fan myself, I know it doesn’t get any bigger than the UEFA Champions League! That’s why I’m so excited to be performing on the Pepsi stage at this year’s final. Music and football are the ultimate combinations”, he said.

    “so you already know I’ll be bringing the vibes and making magic in Istanbul. The world isn’t ready for what we have in store!”

    The 2022/23 Champions League final Kickoff Show will take place at the Atartuk Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on June 10.

    Meanwhile, the Champions League is in its quarterfinals stage with two English clubs, three Italian clubs, one Spanish club, one German club, and one Portuguese club.

    The list of teams that have made it to the last eight of the competition and are Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Benfica, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Napoli, and Chelsea.

    The Champions League Kickoff Show will take place at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul on June 10.

    Burna Boy

    Burna Boy

    Burna Boy’s real name is Damini Ebunlowa Ogulu. He was born on 2nd July 1991 in Southern Nigeria.

    Burna Boy is a popular music artist, record producer and songwriter. The Afropop icon hit the ground running with his music career dropping a lead single, ‘Like to Party’ that brought him into the spotlights in Nigeria music industry in 2012.

    Burna Boy’s music is mainly pop and Afrobeat blended with reggae, dancehall, and hip-hop-styled lyrics and beat.

    Burna Boy songs

    Burna Boy has hundreds of collections of songs in different genres cutting across Afropop, hiphop, and dancehall, including reggae. He has released six studio albums, two mixtapes, two extended plays, and 39 singles.

    Burna Boy Awards

    He is one of the most decorated Nigerian and African artist with several award nominations and honours.

    He won the 63rd Grammys Award for the Best World Music Album and has been nominated for both continental and national awards.

    Burna Boy Girlfriend and net worth

    Burna Boy dated British female musician and rapper Stefflon Don in 2018 but the relationship hit the rocks in 2022 and they parted ways.

    Burna Boy’s estimated net worth is around £22million. He is among the richest and most influential musicians in Africa.


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