It’s now common for Nigerian artists to host shows in London’s Multi-Purpose hall O2 Arena, in fact it has become a bragging right.
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According to Wikipedia, The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the center of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in southeast London. It opened in its present form in 2007.
However, there is another hall in the O2 arena known as the Indigo arena which has a smaller carrying capacity of 3000.
Mp3bullet.ng presents a list of Nigerian Artists to have successfully sold out a show in the arena.
Wizkid became the first Nigerian Artist to have a sold-out show in O2 in 2018. The artist sold out the 20,000 seating capacity a year after selling out 5000 seating capacity Royal Albert Hall, London in 2017.
In 2019, Davido sold out his first personal show in O2 becoming the second Nigerian artist to do that. He had a year earlier predicted he would do that and which he did.
International Celebrities who attended his event include Tim Westwood, Noami Campbell, Idris Elba amongst others.
In 2018, Mavin first lady, Tiwa Savage headlined her first major UK concert at the 3,000 capacity Indigo at the O2 Arena and days before the event, tickets were already sold out as fans were eager to catch a sight of one of the biggest names on the scene.
In 2020 fast-rising star, Teni hosted her first show in Indigo at the O2 Arena, while it wasn’t officially confirmed if she sold out the whole hall but pictures and videos proved she had a large crowd for her “Billionaire Tour”
In 2019, Mayorkun hosted his own show in Indigo at the O2 Arena joining is boss, Davido as the second person from DMW to host a sho there.