9 Times Wizkid stole the show as a surprise guest artist at a concert


Nigerian international music star Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has not only carved a niche for himself in the global music scene but has also become known for his unwavering support for fellow artists.

His surprise guest appearances at various concerts have not only delighted fans but have also showcased his unity within the music industry.


In recent years, The Starboy's appearances as a surprise guest artist at concerts have become somewhat of a phenomenon. From London to Lagos, whenever a fellow artist takes to the stage, there's always a chance that Wizkid might make an unexpected appearance, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event.

NotjustOk has meticulously compiled nine such occasions when Wizkid stole the limelight as a surprise guest artist at various concerts. These instances are nothing short of extraordinary, leaving audiences excited and filled with adoration as Wizkid effortlessly elevates the atmosphere with his remarkable presence.

9. BOJ's London Show (2022)

One notable instance occurred at BOJ's concert in London. As Nigerian singer Bolaji Odojukan, popularly known as BOJ, took the stage, he surprised the audience by announcing Wizkid's presence. The crowd erupted with excitement as Wizkid joined him on stage, delivering a memorable rendition of Ojuelegba.

8. 2Baba Live Concert (2019)

At 2Baba's Live concert in Lagos, Wizkid once again surprised fans by joining the lineup of superstar performers. In a touching moment, Wizkid paid homage to 2Baba, expressing his gratitude for the veteran artist's influence on his musical journey.

7. Davido's London Show (2018)

Wizkid and Davido's unity was on full display during Davido's concert in London. Just before the show concluded, Davido treated fans to an exciting surprise by bringing Wizkid on stage. The duo delivered an energetic performance of Manya, much to the delight of the audience.

Davido and Wizkid
Davido and Wizkid at his London Show
Davido and Wizkid
Davido and Wizkid

6. Wande Coal's London Concert (2018)

Wizkid's support extended beyond his immediate circle to include artists like Wande Coal. At Wande Coal's concert in London, Wizkid made a surprise appearance, sending the crowd into a frenzy with his electrifying performance. The Starboy's impromptu performance thrilled the thousands of fans in attendance, earning him a standing ovation.

5. Simi's London Concert (2018)

Starboy for a reason! Another standout moment occurred at Simi's concert in London. The audience was in for a pleasant surprise when Wizkid unexpectedly graced the stage during Simi's performance. Overwhelmed by his presence, Simi expressed her gratitude on social media, highlighting the significance of his surprise visit.

4. Surprise performance with Duncan Mighty (2018)

Wizkid's generosity in supporting fellow artists extended beyond his immediate circle, encompassing talents like Duncan Mighty. During Duncan Mighty's performance at the Mentar Home of Comedy show 5 years ago, Wizkid made a surprise appearance, igniting the crowd with his electrifying presence. Amidst speculation that Wizkid's collaboration on Fake Love propelled Duncan Mighty's resurgence, the latter expressed profound gratitude to the Starboy for revitalizing his career. In an interview with TheNETng, Duncan Mighty conveyed heartfelt appreciation, acknowledging Wizkid's pivotal role in his success: "I just want to say a big thank you to Starboy Wizkid because after ‘Fake Love,’ it was a big turnaround. Big shoutout to my brother, my blood Starboy Wizkid."

3. Davido's OhMyMusicFest in Amsterdam (2019)

During Davido's performance at the OhMyMusicFest in Amsterdam, Wizkid made a surprise appearance, demonstrating their mutual respect and solidarity as music superstars. Their joint performance and public support highlighted the enduring camaraderie between the two artists.

2. Asake's Show (2022)

Wizkid's commitment to supporting fellow artists was further evident at singer Asake's Flytime show in Lagos, where he made a casual yet impactful appearance, reinforcing his status as a pillar of support within the Nigerian music community.

1. Shallipopi's UK Concert (2024)

Most recently, Wizkid surprised Shallipopi during his UK concert. The emerging artist was left speechless as Wizkid joined him on stage, delivering an unforgettable performance of Bad to Me.