Burna Boy Shatters Records with Highest-Grossing Tour by African Artiste

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Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Burna Boy has made history by achieving the highest-grossing tour by an African artiste. His ‘I Told Them’ tour has grossed a staggering $15.5 million from 15 shows, with revenue from six additional concerts yet to be reported.

According to Touring Data, Burna Boy’s tour has broken multiple records. He earned the highest-grossing arena concert by an African artist in the United States, with $1.725 million at Capital One Arena in Washington. His concert at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood became the most expensive concert by an African artiste in history, with an average ticket price of $172.76.

The Canadian leg of his tour also set a record, grossing $5.7 million from six shows, the highest for an African artiste. Burna Boy’s achievement solidifies his position as a leading force in African music, with his tour’s success demonstrating the growing global appeal of Afrobeats.

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