From Lagos to LA: Burna Boy’s ‘I Told Them’ Tour Conquers North America
Renowned Afro-fusion artist Burna Boy will continue his ‘I Told Them’ tour in February, which is building up to be a colossal trek across North America. His official social media accounts revealed the tour’s stunning launch in November 2023, so this is after that. Burna Boy’s historic debut stadium gig in Los Angeles took place at the BMO Stadium, marking a crucial milestone as the 16-city adventure got underway. The show was produced by Live Nation. On March 14th, the tour will end in New Orleans after making stops in other big cities including Houston, Chicago, Toronto, and more.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) January 22, 2024
Burna Boy’s extremely popular ‘African Giant’ in North America is evident from the fact that his concerts in Montreal and Toronto have already sold out, demonstrating his extensive reach. Not only does this tour highlight his remarkable musical abilities, but it also signifies a watershed event in his remarkable career.
Burna Boy’s most recent album, “I Told Them,” has propelled him into the record books, adding to his impressive list of accomplishments. He became the first foreign African musician to ever win the title when his album debuted at number one on the official U.K. Albums list. The significance and influence of his music are further highlighted by this acknowledgment.
Burna Boy’s performance at the 66th Grammy Awards was confirmed by the Recording Academy on January 21, 2024, much to the excitement of his followers. He is a worldwide music icon, and his involvement in this esteemed event puts him with other famous American artists like Travis Scott and Luke Combs.
Beyond his successful tours and albums, Burna Boy’s impact reaches far and wide. He is now tied with Tems for the most Billboard Hot 100 entries among African artists. This prestigious chart features his single “Just Like Me,” which he co-wrote with Metro Boomin’ and 21 Savage. His already impressive resume now includes a silver certification from the UK for his song “Alone,” which was an original soundtrack from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
“Just Like Me” debuts on the Billboard Hot 100, and Burna Boy now shares the record with Tems for the most entries by a Nigerian act! 🦍 pic.twitter.com/873Danm65T
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Along with his music, Burna Boy brings a legacy of innovative accomplishments and cultural impact as he continues to travel across North America. More than just a concert series, his ‘I Told Them’ tour showcases his meteoric climb to fame as a musical sensation and an ambassador for African artistic excellence around the world.