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2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

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The O2 Arena, the ninth-largest in the world by volume, has transcended its physical presence to become a symbol of musical success. Its large capacity of 20,000 makes it a monumental venue that artists worldwide aspire to conquer, and sell out.

This article pays homage to the exceptional Nigerian artists who have achieved the remarkable feat of selling out this iconic venue, not once but multiple times, there by solidifying their global impact.

Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

Wizkid (2018, 2019 and 2021)

2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has groundbreaking accomplishments, which cannot be understated. With his triumphant sell-out shows at the O2 Arena in 2018, 2019, alongside headlining the New York Madison Square Garden, Wizkid has played an instrumental role in paving the way for African artists to achieve unprecedented feats in international venues.

In 2021, he replicated this achievement during his ‘Made In Lagos’ Tour, selling out the O2 Arena in less than 10 minutes of public sale, further solidifying his global impact.

Davido (2019, 2021, 2024)

2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

David Adeleke, aka Davido, has demonstrated his ability to captivate audiences at the O2 Arena not once, but three times. His first sold-out show in 2019 set the stage for his triumph on March 5, 2022.

READ ALSO:5 Major Highlights From Davido’s 2024 O2 Arena Show

The ‘Unavailable’ hitmaker’s second sold-out performance featured stellar guest appearances from Adekunle Gold, Mayorkun, Patoranking, and others. In January 2024, Davido’s ‘Davido Invasion’ (Timeless Edition) at the O2 Arena once again achieved a sold-out status. Making it the third time he sold out the arena.

Other Nigerian Artist Who have Sold Out The O2 Arena Includes:

Rema (2023)

2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

Nigerian Afrobeat sensation, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, fixed his name in the history books on Tuesday, November, 14 by becoming the youngest Nigerian artist to headline a sold-out concert at the iconic O2 Arena in London.

Rema’s performance at the Arena is a testament to the prowess of the 23-year-old ‘Calm Down’ hitmaker, who recently performed at the Ballon D’or ceremony in France. His concert also featured guest performances from artists such as Kcee, Ayra Starr, Crayon, among others.

Asake (2023)

2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

Nigerian sensational singer under the YBNL record label, Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, had a sold-out show at the Arena on August 20, 2023.

READ ALSO:5 Nigerian Artists Who Have Sold-Out The O2 Arena

His performance was so electrifying as he arrived at the event in Helicopter. The show also featured guest performances from Olamide, Tiwa Savage, Fireboy, and Fridayy, among others. It is also worthy of note that he arrived at the venue in a helicopter, a development that elicited different reactions on social media.

Burna Boy (2021)

n 2 Nigerian Artists Who Have sold Out The O2 Arena More Than Once

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy, had his sold-out show at the Arena on August 27, 2021. The African Giant as he is fondly called achieved the feat during his ‘Space Drift Arena Tour.’

The ‘Last last’ crooner, who is known for his unique music style, kept the event’s theme alive by making a dramatic entrance in a ‘Spaceship’. He also wore a white NASA jacket and boots, with a red outfit inside.

Tiwa Savage (2018)

Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage, a renowned Nigerian singer and songwriter, solidified her place in this prestigious lineup by achieving a sold-out show at the O2 Arena in 2018. As the first Nigerian female artist to headline her major UK concert at the 3,000 capacity Indigo at the O2 Arena, she labelled the event “The Savage Tour,” a fitting tribute to her trailblazing career.

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Somto is an Entertainment Reporter with a passion for uncovering the latest stories in the world of entertainment. As a dedicated journalist, Somto delivers in-depth reporting, exclusive interviews, and breaking news coverage.

She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

Somto is dedicated to providing valuable information and entertainment to her audience while upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

Follow Somto on social media:

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