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Burna Boy’s ‘I Told Them… Tour’ Sets New Standards in Canada

Nigerian Afrofusion superstar Burna Boy has become the most successful African artist to tour Canada, earning an impressive $5.7 million from selling 69,219 tickets over six shows during his “I Told Them… Tour”.

According to Touring data, Burna Boy’s record-breaking tour marks a first for a Nigerian artist, further solidifying his resume and showcasing the growing popularity of Afrobeat in the diaspora.

The “I Told Them… Tour” saw Burna Boy perform across multiple Canadian cities, mesmerizing audiences with his powerful live performances, accompanied by his live band. 

His music, a unique blend of Afrobeat, reggae, and dancehall, has resonated with fans worldwide.

This achievement is not only a significant moment for Burna Boy but also for African music at large, demonstrating the increasing global demand for African artists and the potential of the Nigerian music industry.

Burna Boy’s success in Canada follows numerous international accolades, including a Grammy win for Best Global Music Album. 

In 2024 alone, he has had an impressive year, performing at the Grammy Awards and featuring on “Tshwala Bam” remix, which is currently No. 2 on the Nigerian Apple Music Top 10 Songs.

As Burna Boy continues to break records and set new standards, he inspires young African artists, embodying their dreams and ambitions. His achievements truly represent the Nigerian dream.

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