Nigerian singer Burna Boy is set to perform at the final of the 2023 UEFA Champions League in Istanbul, Turkey, according to a statement by UEFA on Thursday.
The Grammy Award-winning artist will co-headline the competition’s final kick-off show by Pepsi, which will take place at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium on Saturday, June 10.
“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,” UFEA said.
UEFA Marketing Director Guy-Laurent Epstein in the statement on its website, said: “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. 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.”