Burna Boy To Perform At 2023 Champions League Final

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

16 Mar 2023

Afrobeats heavyweight Burna Boy is set to perform at the the 2023 UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi it has been announced.

The Nigerian superstar will co-headline the final on June 10 at Istanbul’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium, alongside another soon-to-be-announce “global sensation.”

“As a huge football fan myself, I know it doesn’t get any bigger than the UEFA Champions League,” Burna Boy said in a statement.

“That’s why I’m so excited to be performing on the Pepsi MAX stage at this year’s final. Music and football are the ultimate combination, so you already know I’ll be bringing the vibes and making magic in Istanbul. The world ain’t ready for what we have in store!”

Guy-Laurent Epstein, UEFA marketing director, said: “The UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show is a significant part of our joint efforts with Pepsi, providing an incredible opportunity to reach new and younger audiences with the some of the biggest names and rising stars in music. We’re excited to showcase a line-up of talented artists at this season’s final in Istanbul in what is sure to be an energetic and memorable performance.”