#GhanaMeetsNaija18 Bound: Wizkid Sells Out 20, 000 London O2 Arena

One of the main acts for this year’s Ghana Meets Naija concert, Wizkid, made history on Saturday when he performed to some 20, 000 people at The 02 Arena, London, which has also hosted the likes of Miley Cyrus, and Katy Perry in the past. The historic feat happened months after he sold out the Royal Albert Hall, also in London.

Dubbed Afrorepublik, it also hosted other mainstream acts including Mr Eazi, who is on this year’s Ghana Meets Naija bill. Over 5000 people are expected to attend the June 9 event at the Fantasy Dome, Trade Fair, La, Accra.

Dubbed the “Rescue Mission”, this year’s Ghana Meets Naija will witness  performances from Stonebwoy, who is famed for his outstanding live gigs, KiDi, Kuami Eugene, King Promise, Patapaa, Fancy Gadam, and Mayorkun, organisers say. Some more acts have since joined the lineup.

Tickets for #GhanaMeetsNaija18 are out for 120, 200 and 300 cedis, and available at LIVE FM, STARR FM (located in the Meridian House, opposite Ecobank Ring Road, and close to Nima Junction). Other outlets include Accra Mall, Achimota Mall and West Hills Mall, as well as Empire Ghana offices (located at Ridge, Accra, close to Alisa Hotel).

Patrons can also download the flexipay app on Playstore and Appstore, and make their purchase. Platinum tickets/ tables can be reserved on 050 564 6657 and 0558434907.

The 8th Ghana Meets Naija promises to be exciting. The call for a bigger event for the annual event has been heeded to by the organisers, Empire Ghana, as this year’s concert makes its debut at the facility located at the International Trade Fair Centre. Fantasy Dome boasts state-of-the-art facilities and has already hosted a number of high-profile events.

Usually overbooked, the concert has previously been mounted by Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Naeto C, R2Bees and a host of others.

This year’s sponsors include Kasapreko Alomo Gold and Storm Energy Drink, Allied Oil, Somoco Ghana Ltd, Nasco Mobile, Kirusa, Point and Play, Rova Surveillance, Tang Palace, Fix Consult, EIB Network (Starr FM, Live FM, Gh One TV, Kasapa FM, Empire FM, Ultimate FM, Abusua FM), Graphic Showbiz,  Y FM, Aftown Music, Muse Africa, Ghana Music.com, West Hills Mall, Achimota Retail Centre, Accra Mall, Timepiece Gh.

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