Burna Boy Makes Over N3 Billion Few Days After Wizkid Bragged About Receiving N600 Million For A Show
Burna Boy is trending on Twitter not only because of his incredible performance, but also because of the amount of money he made from his sold-out Madison Square Garden show!
Burna Boy is the first Nigerian musician to headline a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden in New York. While his achievements are incredible, he is also the first person to sell over N3 billion in a single ticket sale.
Tickets went for as little as $80, with an average of $350, and as much as $2,125, according to Business Day. The cumulative totals were calculated using average sales of N145,365.50 ($350) multiplied by the total available capacity for a music concert in the arena of 20,789 at the current exchange rate of N415.33.
This puts Burna Boy ahead of his colleagues with his 2-hour internet-breaking concert. The concert, titled "One Night in Space," was streamed live on YouTube, gaining over 81,000 viewers and drawing fans from different countries, including Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.
With this achievement, Burna Boy finally joins Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Adele, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Justin Bieber, and Mariah Carey on the list of artists who have sold out the world’s most famous arena.
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