8 Times Wizkid performed at stadiums across the world
It is a fact universally acknowledged that, Multiple award winning artist, Wizkid, has cemented his status as one of Africa's most iconic musicians with his unforgettable performances at various stadiums around the continent.
Over the years, Wizkid has made history and captivated audiences with his electrifying stage presence, leaving an indelible mark on the music industry.
Let's take a closer look at some of the top stadiums that have been graced by the Starboy during his remarkable career.
8. Stade Modibo Keita, Mali (2015)
Mali witnessed Wizkid's musical prowess in 2015 when he shut down the Stade Modibo Keita stadium with an unforgettable performance. Despite the stadium's capacity of 35,000, fans flocked to the venue in droves to experience Wizkid's magnetic stage presence. One memorable moment occurred when a fan managed to get on stage, prompting a heartwarming interaction between Wizkid and his devoted admirer.
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7. Freetown National Stadium, Sierra Leone (2016)
As part of Sierra Leone's 55th Independence anniversary celebrations, Wizkid headlined a concert at the Freetown National Stadium. Thousands of fans converged at the stadium to celebrate the occasion, with Wizkid delivering a show-stopping performance that left a lasting impression on attendees.
6. Independence Stadium, Gambia (2016)
Gambia experienced Wizkid's musical prowess firsthand during his performance at the Independence Stadium. The 30,000-capacity venue was filled to the brim as fans danced and sang along to Wizkid's chart-topping hits. His remarkable performance earned him accolades from then-President Yahya Jammeh, further solidifying his reputation as a musical trailblazer.
5. Sportive Camtel Bepanda Stadium, Cameroon (2016)
Teaming up with Cameroon's renowned rapper, Stanley Enow, Wizkid delivered an unforgettable performance at the Sportive Bependa Cameroon Stadium in Douala. The Guinness Black List concert, held in 2016, drew a sold-out crowd of 40,000 fans, solidifying Wizkid's status as a global music icon.
4. CCM Kirumba Stadium, Tanzania (2016)
Tanzania was not to be left out of Wizkid's stadium conquests, as the artist headlined the Tigo Fiesta concert at the CCM Kirumba Stadium in 2016. With a capacity of 35,000, the stadium was packed to capacity as fans reveled in Wizkid's musical genius. The concert was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impression on attendees for years to come.
3. Stade GSK Stadium, Niger (2017)
Wizkid's influence extended to Niger when he graced the Stade General Seyni Kountche Stadium with his presence. The 40,000-seater stadium, primarily known for hosting football matches, was transformed into a musical haven as Wizkid took center stage. His electrifying performance ignited the stadium and set a new standard for concerts in the region.
Wizkid had the biggest African tour of 2014-2016— World Publicist (@IsimaOdeh) April 25, 2022
He sold out
40,000 capacity Stade GSK, Niger
36,000 capacity National Stadium, Sierra Leone
35,000 capacity Stade Modibo Keita, Mali
35,000 capacity CCM Kirumba Stadium, Tanzania
30,000 capacity Independence Stadium, Gambia pic.twitter.com/mgaDGVFUh0
2. Livespotx Concert in Lagos, Nigeria (2021)
Returning to his home country (Nigeria), Wizkid kicked off a series of events with his Livespotx concert on Lagos Island. The star-studded event featured performances by some of Nigeria's biggest music acts, including Simi, Rema, and Olamide. One of the highlights of the concert was Wizkid's electrifying performance alongside Olamide, which left fans in awe and cemented his status as a Nigerian music icon.
1. Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, UK (2023)
In July 2023, Wizkid made history by becoming the first Afrobeat artist to headline a concert at the iconic Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the United Kingdom. The stadium, boasting a capacity of 80,000, was completely filled as fans from far and wide gathered to witness Wizkid's legendary performance. Titled More Love Less Ego, the show was a testament to Wizkid's global appeal and his ability to command massive crowds.
On July 29, Nigerian Afrobeats superstar Wizkid performed in front of a sold-out Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, becoming the first African artist to earn that title https://t.co/G7RjKRRJ4Z— CNN (@CNN) August 4, 2023
Bad energy stay far away!— Yemisi Adegoke (@briticoyemo) July 29, 2023
We're having a ball here! pic.twitter.com/DoGZdCnUsX
Wizkid's sold-out stadium concerts across the world serve as evidence of his unparalleled talent, global appeal, and enduring legacy in the world of music. With each performance, Wizkid continues to push the boundaries of Afrobeat and inspire millions of fans around the world.