- The YouTube Africa Day Concert saw some of the best Nigerian music talents shut down the show with some spectacular performance
- This year’s YouTube concert saw the likes of Davido, CKay, Yemi Alade, and Mayorkun perform virtually alongside some other artists from different parts of Africa
- The performances have seen many Nigerians take to social media to gush over many of the country’s music stars
Leading video sharing platform YouTube had its third Africa Day Concert on Wednesday, May 25, which saw a lineup of artists from five countries, with popular Hollywood actor Idris Elba, hosting the show.
A video from the event, which has gone viral, saw some Nigerian singers, including Davdo, Reekado Banks, Mayorkun, Yemi Alade, and CKay, deliver spectacular performances to fans' excitement.
See the post below:
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Other African artists at the concert include Busiswa (South Africa), Drizilik (Sierra Leone), Innoss’B (Congo), Kamo Mpela (South Africa) and Zuchu (Tanzania).
The Youtube Africa Day concert holds every year, and it is part of the video-sharing platform that pays respect to African music by showcasing the African singers who are making headlines across the world.
Internet users react
Many have taken to social media to hail Nigerian music stars, as many said Aye by Davido was the best.
See the reactions below:
"Aye all the way."
"Shey them say make we wait till them begin livestream ."
"You people are mad Aye no get mate for there."
Burna Boy closes Billboard Music Awards with thrilling performance
A few days after he dropped his newest album, Nigerian music star and Grammy award winner Burna Boy gave a thrilling performance at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, held in Las Vegas on Sunday night, May 15.
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Burna Boy shared the stage with Megan Thee Stallion, BTS, Machine Gun Kelly, among others, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
During his performance which closed the show, Burna Boy sang his latest song, Last Last, and one of his past hit songs Kilometre.
In another video shared by American rapper and business mogul Diddy, the singers could be seen embracing each other.