Burna Boy’s London Stadium concert in June will be streamed live on Apple Music and TikTok.
The concert marked the first time an African artist had headlined a stadium show in the UK. Stormzy, J Hus and Dave and Popcaan accompanied Burna Boy at the concert. “I had an unforgettable experience performing at the London Stadium,” the singer said of his performance. “The energy of the audience was second to none and I am grateful to my fans for their unwavering support.”
“Joining Apple Music Live is an incredible opportunity to share this historic moment with my fans around the world. I look forward to everyone witnessing the magic we created this evening. Special thanks to Apple Music for recording and presenting the performance,” concludes Burna Boy.
The Nigerian artist’s contribution to the Afrobeats genre is second to none. Now the sold-out show is available to stream on Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Burna Boy’s TikTok page.
During the London Stadium performance, the singer presented some of his biggest hits, including “Last Last”, “Sittin’ On Top Of The World”, “Ye” and “Real Life”.
“Burna Boy is a force of nature whose global rise shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon,” adds Ebro Darden, global head of hip hop and R&B at Apple Music. Ebro spoke to Burna Boy about his influence in an interview aired on Apple Music 1. “We are thrilled to bring such a historic and career-spanning achievement to Burna fans around the world.”
He is the most-streamed artist in Nigeria, with his 2019 album African Giant breaking records for first-day and first-week streams. His 2022 album Love, Damini topped Apple Music in more than 70 countries upon release – setting yet another first day and week of new streams by an African artist. His songs regularly appear in the Daily Top 100 charts in more than 130 countries, and many of his songs are in fact Trending on Tiktok.