The Nigerian music industry continues to blossom with the arrival of new acts and an increase in quality and lyrical content.
Nigerian artists have continued to wave the country’s flag high on the international scene as they spread good music all over the globe.
While the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown many, including singers across the world, to limited space in 2020, 2021 came with a better prospect as the world economy continues to pick once again.
In 2021, we have witnessed several Nigerian artists moving beyond the country’s shore to promote their songs across the different parts of the world.
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This article is focused on Nigerian artists who are on and have music tours in 2021
Nigerian international music act Ayo Balogun ‘Wizkid‘ is currently having a music tour in the United States, and his tour appears to be the most popular as fans as well as international celebrities have shown up at his concerts on different occasions.
Recall that Wizkid sold out the O2 Arena within 12 minutes some months back and have had other outstanding during the course of his ongoing tour.
2. Burna Boy
Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy is another Nigerian artist that is currently on a music tour.
Burna Boy, like Wizkid, also shut down the O2 Arena, and in October 2021, he shut down the entire city of Los Angeles with his first Hollywood Bowl performance as part of his global Space Drift Arena Tour.
Burna Boy raised the Nigerian flag high after he performed 33 songs within two hours.
Recall that in 2019, Davido made history by selling out the 25,000 capacity hall.
In his recent announcement, Davido told his fans who will attend the show to refer to him as Santa considering the surprises he has in store for them at the show.
4. Yemi Alade
Mama Africa, as she is also called, was on tour in the US from September 9, 2021, which ended in New York on October 10, 2021.
Some of the places she visited included Los Angeles, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; North Adams, Washington; Toronto, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Washington, DC; and New York.
Yemi Alade went on tour to promote her new album QueendonCome.
5. Adekunle Gold
AG Baby was also among the list of Nigerian artists that went on music tours to the US. He started in August and ended his time in October in Pittsburgh. Adekunle Gold named his tour #AGBabylnYaCity.
Some of the places Adekunle Gold visited included Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Charlotte, and Atlanta.
YBNL label boss, Olamide is set to commence a music tour in the US in November. According to Olamide, the tour around North America would start next month in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and ends in the DMV area on November 28.
The tour is called ‘Carpe Diem’, which was named after one of his songs.