Burna Boy Set To Perform At UEFA Champions League Final 

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Grammy-Award winning Nigerian singer, songwriter, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has expressed elation at the announcement that he will perform before the final of the 2023 UEFA Champions League on June 10 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Afrobeat superstar has performed in similar shows but the Champions League kick off show in Istanbul seemingly has a special place in the mind of Burna Boy as UEFA are set to announce another singing sensation to co-headline the show alongside the Nigerian.

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

READ ALSO: Burna Boy, Tems, Rema Perform At 2023 NBA All-Star Game

Gustavo Reyna, Pepsi’s Senior Director of Global Marketing, added:

“The UEFA Champions League Final is the stand-out date of the club football calendar, and Pepsi prides itself on marking the occasion with the very best entertainment spectacles.

“The newly named ‘Kick Off Show by Pepsi’ is going to be huge this year; we’re so excited to welcome Burna Boy, one of the world’s most exciting artists, to the Pepsi x UEFA Champions League stage and we can’t wait to see which fans are selected to feature as part of this truly unmissable performance.

Stay tuned to find out who is co-headlining alongside Burna Boy in the weeks to come! ”

Burna Boy has won numerous awards and he has released six albums so far in his illustrious career.

He started out with LIFE in 2013, On a Spaceship in 2015, Outside in 2018, African Giant in 2019, Twice as Tall in 2020, before releasing another hit ‘Love Damini’ in 2022.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.


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