African Music Celebrity News by maverick oluwakoya May 24, 2022
Africa Day Concert; Live on YouTube
The Africa Day Concert which is in its
third year is finally upon us! The very concert we’ve been holding our breath for!
Like it’s former editions, the show will be hosted by superstar Idris Elba. The annual concert is a musical homage to Africa, showcasing the vibrant African music stars who are making headlines across the world.
This year’s concert will feature artists from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, South Africa, and Congo who are set to perform. The concert will be streamed exclusively on YouTube at 19:00 CAT and 18:00 WAT on the 25th of May, 2022.
The concert seeks to bring Africans, the Diaspora, and people from across the world together to celebrate a continent that is home to more than 1.5 billion people and is spawning new ways of artistic expression.
The Africa Day Concert promises to deliver amazing quality performances from talented African music stars.
The globally anticipated concert will feature musical performances that will be streamed to a global audience. From Nigeria, global superstars, D’banj, Davido, CKay, Yemi Alade, Reekado Banks and Mayorkun will be performing at the virtual concert this year.
From South Africa, singer-songwriter and poet, Busiswa Gqulu, and singer and dancer, Kamo Mpela, will be performing live. Musical artists like Tanzanian singer songwriter Zuchu and Congolese singer Innoss’B will also be performing live at the Africa Day Concert this year.
The concert is aimed at commemorating the foundation of the Organisation of Africa Unity on the 25th of May 1963 by using music as a platform to showcase African culture. Music lovers all over the world are gracing the concert with their presence.
The artists confirmed to perform at the Africa Day Concert 2022 are
Busiswa (South Africa)
Drizilik (Sierra Leone)
Kamo Mpela (South Africa)
Reekado Banks (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)