Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, will perform in the final of the 2023 UEFA Champions League in Istanbul, Turkey, UEFA has revealed.
The Grammy’s Award winner will co-headline the competition’s final kick-off show by Pepsi, at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, on the 10th of June.
“Known for his global chart-topping hits Last Last and It’s Plenty, the Nigerian star will bring his energy and signature soulful vibes of afro beats to millions of fans before the biggest club fixture in football gets underway,” UEFA wrote on its website.
“The UEFA Champions League final kick-off show is a significant part of our joint efforts with Pepsi, providing an incredible opportunity to reach new and younger audiences with some of the biggest names and rising stars in music,” UEFA Marketing Director, Guy-Laurent Epstein, said.
“We’re excited to showcase a line-up of talented artists at this season’s final in Istanbul in what is sure to be an energetic and memorable performance.”