Burna Boy Announces ‘I Told Them…’ North American Tour
Shortly after releasing the visual for fan favourite City Boys, Nigerian artist Burna Boy has returned to announce his ‘I Told Them Tour’. Produced by Live Nation, the 16-city tour kicks off on 3 November at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, marking Burna Boy’s first ever Los Angeles stadium performance, then making stops across North America. in Houston, Chicago, Toronto and more before wrapping up in Atlanta at State Farm Arena on 9 March 2024.
This past July, the African Giant brought his Grammy Award-winning music to a sold-out show at Citi Field in NYC, making him the first Nigerian artist to headline a stadium in the U.S commanding a crowd of more than 40,000 fans including celebrities like Busta Rhymes, SZA, NBA star Mo Bamba, NFL Star Larry Ogunjobi and British rapper Dave who also joined Burna on stage for a performance of their hit song Location.
This history-making performance shortly followed after his landmark London Stadium performance where he became the first African to headline a stadium in the U.K. and his Madison Square Garden performance where he became the first Nigerian artist to sell out MSG.
Burna Boy once again made history with his recently released album I Told Them… after it debuted at the top fn the official U.K. Albums chart becoming the first international African artist to earn the title. The project also debuted at No.1 in 55 countries on Apple Music and he went on to make his third appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 with the summer anthem Talibans II with Byron Messia.
Most recently the album’s lead single Sittin’ On Top Of The World feat 21 Savage earned the No.1 spot on Rhythmic radio while Burna has just earned a whopping seven nominations at the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards including Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video, Best Collaboration, Song of the Year and Hustler of the Year.
Burna Boy I Told Them 2023-24 North American Tour Dates:
Fri Nov 03 – Los Angeles, CA – BMO Stadium
Sun Nov 05 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Tue Nov 07 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
Thu Nov 09 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
Sun Nov 12 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Fri Nov 17 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Sat Nov 18 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
Sun Feb 18 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Wed Feb 21 – Chicago, IL – Wintrust Arena
Thu Feb 22 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Sat Feb 24 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
Wed Feb 28 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Fri Mar 01 – Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Sat Mar 02 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Thu Mar 07 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
Sat Mar 09 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena