Selling out the popular O2 Arena in London has almost become an easy-peasy business for Nigerian superstars, Davido and Wizkid.
Davido made the headlines in January 2019 after he had his first sold-out show at the 20,000 capacity venue which is mostly a sought after place for top-tier music artists.
In October 2019, Wizkid also made history as he sold out the same venue. The singer’s 2019 show had colleagues Tiwa Savage, Oxlade, Naira Marley, Maleek Berry, Reekado Banks among others attending and also getting their debut performances.
Two years after, the singer returned in November 2021 for a triple sold-out show amid his ongoing Made in Lagos (MIL) tour.
With Wizkid’s impressive show and Davido set to make a return in 2022,
Check them out below:
1. Wizkid’s dramatic entrance at the MIL concert
The singer showed up on a square-shaped platform which was surrounded by lit candles just like his Joro music video. Wizkid sent the crowd cheering with excitement.
2. Moment The Compozers introduced Davido
A show-stopping moment at Davido’s 2019 show saw popular music group, The Compozers, performing an acoustic version of his hit song, Aye.
3. Wizkid invites Chris Brown on stage
A major shocker at Wizkid’s 2021 show saw the singer introducing American superstar, Chris Brown on stage. It was Chris’ first performance in the UK in 10 years.
4. Moment Davido brought out Popcaan on stage
Davido got the audience cheering after introducing Jamaican superstar Popcaan on stage at his concert. The music star delivered an energetic performance.
5. Moment Bella Shmurda joined Wizkid on stage
Sensational music star Bella Shmurda got his debut O2 Arena performance after Wizkid invited him on stage. It was an emotionally packed moment for the singer.
6. Moment Davido and Chioma shared a kiss on stage
Davido’s baby mama, Chioma Rowland, was among those who showed up for his concert at the O2 Arena in 2019. After a beautiful performance, the former lovebirds shared a kiss on stage.
Although there has been a lot of back and forth from fans on social media, there is no denying that Wizkid and Davido are doing the work when it comes to taking African music across borders.