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Burna Boy becomes the first African Artiste to sell out 21,000 capacity in Atlanta (Video)

Burna Boy sells out State Farm Arena

Award-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu better known as Burna Boy has broken a new record.

The singer who keeps making Nigerians proud and making history has added a new feat to his several achievements.

Burna Boy has given many American artists a run for their money as he sold out a 21,000 capacity at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, USA.

With his new achievement, Burna Boy becomes the first African artiste to sell out all his shows in America.

This isn’t the first time the singer his achieving such feat.

Weeks back, Bose Ogulu, the mother and manager of the Grammy award-winning singer, was a proud mother as her son became the African first artiste to perform at the Billboard Music Awards.

The Billboard Music Awards held on Sunday, May 15, and had in attendance Burna Boy and his mother. The singer took to the stage to perform his several hit songs and became the first African artist to achieve such a feat.

Bose Ogulu took to her Instagram page to applaud her son for the record-breaking achievement. Bose went on to list the many records her son had broken.

According to her, Burna Boy was the first African artiste to not only perform at Billboard but also Grammys, BET Hip-hop awards, and Brits.

“A lot of firsts this week @burnaboygram became the first African artist to perform at the BBMA’s, Grammy’s, BET Hip-hop Awards and Brits…. Also, our First trip to Vegas!”.

Burna Boy was also the first Nigerian artist to ever sell out Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, Burna Boy had proudly sold out his ‘One Night In Space’ concert which successfully took place on Thursday at the O2 Arena Paris’ Accor Arena, Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome.

The United Nations officials proudly welcomed the singer to their Headquarters in New York following his new feat in New York.

The Grammy award-winning superstar who was the first-ever African artiste to hit 200 million streams on the music streaming platform, Boomplay had a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden, in the same city.

He was accompanied by his mom manager, Bose Ogulu. The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, was on the ground to welcome them. She released photos of their visit, praising the singer for using his talent to inspire young people around the world.

Mohammed wrote on her Twitter page on Thursday morning, wrote, “I had the opportunity to welcome my compatriot @burnaboy here at the @UN HQ. Burna continues to inspire young people around the world with his amazing talents”.

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Burna Boy sells out State Farm Arena
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