UPDATE (March 8): Fireboy DML, Sech and Mavado have been introduced because the pageant’s second wave of performers, with DBN Gogo and Kelvin Momo becoming a member of the Piano Individuals stage.
Afro Nation, the world’s greatest music pageant centered on Afrobeats music, is coming to the continental U.S. for the primary time this yr. Afrobeats giants Burna Boy and Wizkid will headline its newest two-day pageant in Miami in Might.
Following the success of its 2022 Afro Nation festivals in Portugal, Puerto Rico and Ghana, the inaugural Afro Nation Miami 2023 will unite the African and Caribbean diaspora at LoanDepot Park on Might 27 and 28, 2023.
The upcoming pageant will have fun and spotlight one of the best in Afrobeats, reggae, dancehall, hip-hop, amapiano, soca and different Black-led musical genres. The primary wave of performers who’ve been introduced embrace Rema, Asake, Beenie Man, CKay, BNXN (previously often called Buju), Dadju, Franglish, Black Sherif, Nelson Freitas, Gyakie and Nissi. Main League DJz and Uncle Waffles will headline the Piano Individuals stage.
Tickets will go on sale beginning, Friday at 1 p.m. ET at USA.AfroNation.com. Register on the web site to realize entry to the particular presale.
In March of final yr, 40,000 individuals attended Afro Nation Puerto Rico 2022, its first pageant in North America that was headlined by Wizkid and Megan Thee Stallion. In that very same month, Afro Nation partnered with Billboard to create the first-ever U.S. chart for Afrobeats music. The U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart ranks the 50 hottest Afrobeats songs within the nation primarily based on a weighted components incorporating official streams on each subscription and ad-supported tiers of main audio and video music providers, plus obtain gross sales from prime music retailers. Afro Nation just lately produced its Ghana-based pageant in December.
Afro Nation Portugal 2023 can also be set to happen in Portimão from June 28-30, and its lineup has but to be introduced.
See the Afro Nation Miami 2023 lineup under.