Afro pop star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, thrilled the over 20,000 guests at the o2 Arena in London, on Saturday, March 5th, 2022.
Davido, who headlined the o2 Arena for the second time, made history as the popular O2 Arena in London, was renamed after the Nigerian pop singer for one night.
The show kicked off with one of Davido’s aides, Afeare Isreal, also known as Israel DMW, putting up a show by eulogizing his boss while ringing a bell. Isreal DMW who hails from Benin, also went on his knees on stage, to pay obeisance to the Oba (King) of Benin.
Davido performed his hit songs from ‘Dami Duro to Aye’ at his sold-out concert at the o2 arena on Saturday night.
Over the years, Nigerian Afro pop has taken a center stage in the world music industry and Nigerian Musicians had gained Global recognition for their excellent Music. However, only three Nigerian artists have been opportune to headline the world-famous o2 Arena, namely Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy
South African rapper, Focalistic who performed alongside Davido at the o2 Arena, in a tweet thanked Davido for making him the first Artist from South Africa to Perform at the o2 Arena.
His tweet read, “just became the first South African artist in my time to perform at the 02 Arena, London
“Champion Sound gave me goosebumps!! Blessings Davido, I’m inspired!! Gotta make sure I host one show here, 2024.”
Other artistes who performed at the o2 Arena were Adekunle Gold, Ckay, Skiibi, Patoranking, Popcaan, Teni, Stonebwoy, Victony, Mayorkun and many more.