Davido, the Afrobeats musician, delighted the audience at the 50th Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Awards ceremony in Manchester, UK, on Tuesday night.
The ‘Unavailable’ hitmaker, dressed in an ash-colored sweatshirt, took the stage at the Lowry Theatre and entertained the audience with some of his hit tunes.
The thrilling performance of the Afrobeats singer attracted acclaim from the audience, which included prominent worldwide sports stars.
Global superstar Davido performing unavailable at PFA’s stage in England, this makes him the first African artiste to hit the stage, a remarkable one for the culture . pic.twitter.com/PpJhu2xKbx
— OTUNBA (@ManLikeIcey) August 29, 2023
During the ceremony, Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka was crowned Player of the Year, while Manchester City’s Erling Haaland was chosen ‘Players’ Player of the Year.
This is not Davido’s first time performing in front of a football-crazed audience.
The musician performed at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December, showcasing his musical prowess on a global scale.
Davido’s influence in the music industry has expanded throughout the course of his 10-year career.
The singer released ‘Timeless’ on March 31.
On April 10, the album secured the 37th spot on the United States Billboard 200 chart.
‘Timeless’ surpassed one billion streams across major platforms on August 3.
The album is Davido’s fourth project. His three other bodies of works are ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ (2012), ‘A Good Time’ (2019), and ‘A Better Time‘ (2020).