The GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter, and producer, Burna Boy 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 Afrobeats vibes to millions of fans before the biggest club fixture in football kicks off.

Burna Boy said: “As a huge football fan, 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 combinations, 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.

“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 some of the biggest names and rising stars in music,” said Guy-Laurent Epstein, UEFA marketing director. We’re excited to present a talented lineup of artists at this season’s final in Istanbul in what will undoubtedly be an energetic and memorable performance.”