Grammy award winning singer, Burna Boy, made history in the USA by officially becoming the first Nigerian artiste to sell out a show at the Madison Square Garden, New York.
Performing to a live audience of 20,000 at the venue and over 100,000 more from online viewership, Burna Boy thriled the crowd for three hours to his music fused with deep African cultural genre.
Burna Boy expectedly made an estimated $8.3 million from selling out 20,789 tickets for his Madison Square Garden debut concert in the USA.
This is according to sales report, made available on the world’s largest ticket marketplace, Ticketmaster, which shows the Afro-fusion musician earned US $8.3 million after selling 20,789 tickets to its “One Night in Space” US multi-purpose indoor arena in New York City in April. Report Afrique reports.
Burna Boy’s new accomplishment, puts name on the same list with artistes like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Adele, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey on the list of Artistes, who have sold out the world’s most famous arena, 20,789 capacity Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Grammy award winner also announced his forthcoming sixth studio album “Love, Damini,” due on his birthday, July 2, 2022.
Among the songs performed on the night was Ghanaian artist, Black Sherif’s Second Sermon Remix, excerpts of which have gone viral on social media since Thursday.
The singer’s earnings from his last show at Amsterdam topped $1 million, a new high for the venue.