Davido was at The O2 Arena, London, he performed and everyone went crazy. Selling out the 20,000 capacity concert venue is historical for the artist – and for Afrobeats itself. A considerable leap into the mainstream. It is evident that the world is paying attention to the fresh Nigerian sound.
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The singer, 26, was introduced by Idris Elba. Supported by backing band the Compozers, Davido gave rendition to series of his hit songs from Aye to Back When to Assurance, and more. The crowd got thrilled with guest performance appearances from dancehall superstar Popcaan, and David Adeleke’s DMW crew including Mayorkun, Idowest, Peruzzi and others. Notable celebrities such as Edward Enninful and Naomi Campbell was there to witness the Nigerian singer achieve this major milestone in his career.