Award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, also known as Wizkid, has joined the league of artists who sold out the 02 Arena in less than fifteen minutes.
Wizkid had earlier announced that he sold out the tickets for his concert at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena in London.
The singer said he sold out the ticket in just 12 minutes after opening on O2 Arena’s site; the show is scheduled to hold on November 28, 2021. Meanwhile, his fans have clamoured for a second date at the same venue.
Other acts that have sold out the 02 Arena in less than fifteen minutes are:
1.Spice Girls (2007, 38 seconds): It is a British pop girl group formed in 1994. The group comprises Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham.
2.Monty python Live (2014, 43 seconds): It is a live concert film of the British comedy group.
3.Gary Barlow (2014, 6 minutes): Barlow is an English songwriter, singer, actor, producer and TV personality.
4.The Rolling Stones (2012, 7 minutes): The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
5.Rihanna (2011, 10 minutes): Rihanna is a Barbadian actress, singer, businesswoman and fashion designer discovered by Evans Rogers, an American record producer.
6.Beyonce (2004, 12 minutes): Beyonce is an American songwriter, record producer, singer and actress.
7.Wizkid (2021, 12 minutes): Wizkid is a famous Nigerian singer.
The Grammy award-winning music act becomes Africa’s most significant music act that has sold out 20,000 capacity O2 Arena in London in 12 minutes. The 2021 concert would also be Wizkid’s sixth-time performance at the prestigious venue.