Burna Boy, the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter, and producer, will co-headline the 2023 UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi® on Saturday, June 10 at Istanbul’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium.
The Nigerian star, known for his global chart-topping hits Last Last and It’s Plenty, will bring his energy and signature soulful vibes of afrobeats to millions of fans before the biggest club fixture in football kicks off.
Burna boy took to his twitter to announce this feat.
According to Burna Boy:
“As a huge football fan myself, I know it doesn’t get any bigger than the UEFA Champions League! That’s why I’m so excited to be performing on the Pepsi 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 isn’t ready for what we have in store!”
The UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi®, now in its seventh year and formerly known as the UEFA Champions League Opening Ceremony, unites music, sport, and culture in a spectacular performance. The other co-headliner for this year will be announced soon.
Gustavo Reyna, Pepsi senior director of global marketing, said: “The UEFA Champions League final is the stand-out date of the club football calendar, and Pepsi prides itself on marking the occasion with the very best entertainment spectacles.
The newly named ‘Kick Off Show by Pepsi’ is going to be huge this year; we’re so excited to welcome Burna Boy, one of the world’s most exciting artists, to the final stage and we can’t wait to see which fans are selected to feature as part of this truly unmissable performance.”