Nigerian megastar Burna Boy has been announced as one of the headliners who will be performing at the 2023 UEFA Champions League final.
UEFA has revealed Burna Boy has one of the performers at the 2023 Champions League Final. The announcement was made via the Champions League official Twitter handle on Thursday, 16th March 2023.
In the video posted on Twitter, a delighted Burna Boy revealed that he will be performing at the Champions League final billed for Istanbul Turkey.
Big news! @burnaboy will be performing at the Champions League final in Istanbul alongside another amazing headliner! 🎶 🔥
Search #PepsiKickOffShow to find out more…#UCL x @PepsiGlobal pic.twitter.com/njhtDFOIAd
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) March 16, 2023
In what’s a remarkable feat, Burna Boy will become the first Nigerian artist to perform on the biggest stage of European Club football.
Since gaining international success in 2018 through his hit single ‘YE,’ Burna Boy has become one of the biggest artists in the world. He has earned a Grammy award for his album ‘Twice As Tall’ while becoming one of the most awarded artists on the continent.
Burna Boy has sold out choice arenas around the world as his music continues to attract international listeners.
American DJ, artist, and Producer Marshmallow performed at the 2021 Champions League final in Portugal while Cuban Pop star Camila Cabello performed at the 2022 edition in Paris.
The 2023 Champions League Final will take place on 10th June 2023 in Istanbul Turkey and Afrobeats will share the stage as two of the finest clubs in Europe compete for the biggest price.