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It’s time to cash out! Wizkid reportedly earns over N5.2 billion from his show at O2 Arena.

AYODEJI BALOGUN, BETTER KNOWN AS WIZKID, IS SAID TO HAVE EARNED OVER N5.2 BILLION IN GROSS EARNINGS FROM HIS ONGOING ‘MADE IN LAGOS’ CONCERT AT THE LONDON 02 ARENA. THE MUSIC FIESTA BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 28TH AND ENDED ON DECEMBER 1ST, 2021.

According to Businessday, internet ticket sales for the arena’s various tiers and locations ranged from $108 to $270. The Arena floor section, which could hold over 5,200 people, sold for an average of $239 (N97,963 at N411/$) per seat. More than 8,800 seats on the lowest tier sold for an average of $170 each (N69,681). The highest deck, which has a capacity of over 6,000 seats, sold for an average of $250 each ticket (N102,472).

It was also gathered that the revenue for each section of the Arena comes to N509,407,600 for the floor section, N613,192,800 for the lower tier, and N614,832,000 for the upper tier. This comes to a total of N1,737,432,400 for the first day, and N5,212,297,200 in gross earnings for the three days the show lasted.

MTN and Udux teamed up with Wizkid two days before the event to stream the concert live on the Nigerian streaming platform, allowing thousands of people who couldn’t attend to watch the show on their phones.

The music fiesta attracted celebrities from around the world like Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union, Stormzy, and Chelsea football club forward Romelu Lukaku.

Nigerian artistes like Fireboy, Blaqbonez, Bella Shmurda, Buju,Oxlade and others performed at the epoch-making concert

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