Burna Boy records another first, sells out 19,000-capacity Scotia Bank Arena


Nigerian artiste, Burna Boy, has continued to record new firsts for African music.

The Grammy winner became the first Nigerian artiste to sell out the Scotia Bank Arena on two consecutive nights.

The Pulse reports that as part of the stops for the I Told Them Tour, the multi-award-winning artiste packed up the 19,000-capacity Scotia Bank for two consecutive nights on February, 24, and February 25 2024.

The musician who had made a name for himself for his remarkable music-making ability and stellar stagemanship dazzled the fans who turned out in their thousands to see him do a collection of his hit singles.

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On the weekly “Afrobeats To The World” Space held on X, the host Emmanuel Owoniyi described the concert as a remarkable experience as Burna Boy and his Outsiders band gave the audience their money’s worth with sold-out back-to-back shows at the Scotia Bank Arena, Burna Boy becomes the first African artiste to manage this feat.

This marked another first for the superstar who continued to record several firsts for African music including being the first African to headline a stadium concert in the UK and the US.

He was also the first African artiste to perform at the Grammy Awards.

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