Burna Boy has revealed that his upcoming album, Love, Damini, drops this summer — just in time for her birthday.
The Nigerian sensation announced the project while headlining New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. Love, Damini due out to celebrate his 31st birthday in July; fans can pre-save the album in advance.
The new project comes two years after the release of his fifth studio album, twice as big (2020), which achieved its highest ranking on the Billboard 200 chart, debuting at No. 54 on the list. His previous album, 2019 African giantdebuted at No. 104 on the list.
Burna Boy has achieved worldwide success beyond his native Africa and the United States, with his music also being recorded in Germany, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, France and the United Kingdom. . With an international celebrity, Burna’s album twice as big topped the world’s album count, where it charted for 12 weeks. African giant was also a top 10 hit, peaking at No. 6 on the World Albums Chart, where it charted for 36 weeks. Burna Boy has also appeared on the Top Triller Global charts five times, with his collaborative track “Miss You Bad” featuring fellow Nigerian artist Mr. Eazi claiming the top spot earlier this month.
Next, Burna Boy will perform at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 15. Burna will also lead the “Afro-Fusion Explosion” discussion at Billboard’s first-ever MusicCon on May 13 ahead of the big night.
Thursday night’s concert marked the first time a Nigerian artist headlined Madison Square Garden. The MSG show follows the Grammy-winning artist’s other impressive concerts at the O2 in London and the Hollywood Bowl in LA this year, as well as festivals coast to coast at the Governors Ball in New York. and the Outside Lands of San Francisco.