Nigerian Afrobeats superstar Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ has ranked as the second song on Billboard 2022 world albums chart while Burna Boy’s ‘Love, Damini’ also ranks in the top 10.
‘Made In Lagos’ released in 2020 is Wizkid’s fourth album released. The project received wide acclaim and has broken multiple records including the record for the longest-charting African album on the world album chart.
Billboard has released the 2022 year-end list with ‘Made In Lagos’ ranking second on the list behind BTS’s ‘Proof’.
Boosted by the hit single ‘Essence’ feat Tems and Justin Bieber, ‘Made In Lagos’ is the first album to spend 100 weeks on the World Album Chart and it holds the record for the longest charting album after breaking Fela’s ‘The Black President’ 45 weeks record.
Also in the top 10 is Burna Boy’s 2022 album ‘Love, Damini’ which ranks 9th on the list despite being released in July.
CKay’s 2019 EP ‘CKay The First’ which houses his global hit single ‘Love Nwantiti’ finished at number 14 on the year-end chart.
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The song became the highest-charting single on the billboard Hot 100 by an African act peaking at number nine on Billboard Hot 100.What is the longest charting African song on Billboard 100? ›
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MLLE - OUT NOW! Wizkid ranks at #4 on Billboard's Year-End World Albums Artists chart — the highest peak for an African artist. billboard.com/charts/year-en… “Made in Lagos” also ranks at #4 on Billboard's Year-End World Albums chart — the highest peak for an African album. billboard.com/charts/year-en…What number is made in Lagos on Billboard? ›
Nigerian Afrobeats superstar Wizkid's 'Made In Lagos' has ranked as the second song on Billboard 2022 world albums chart while Burna Boy's 'Love, Damini' also ranks in the top 10.Did Wizkid ever top Billboard? ›
Wizkid Is The Only African Artist In History To...
Starboy Wizkid saw his album 'Made In Lagos' set an unmatched and unbeatable record on the Billboard World Albums Chart as he is the only African artist in history to spend a total of 100 weeks on the chart.
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"Old Town Road" holds the record for the longest stretch at No. 1 with 19 weeks. It also became the fastest song in history to be certified diamond. "The Box" charted at No.Who was #1 on Billboard for the longest? ›
Elvis Presley was the first artist to log 60 weeks at No. 1. He reached that milestone in the Billboard issue dated April 14, 1962, when his Blue Hawaii soundtrack was in its 18th of 20 weeks on top.Does Wizkid have a platinum song? ›
#FunFact: Wizkid is the only African artist in history with Platinum/Diamond certified songs in the US, UK, Canada, and France. Wizkid has now sold over 23 Million Units WorldWide via Certifications only. Nesta Nobel and 1,876 others like this.What is Wizkid biggest hit? ›
- 2 Sugar (feat. Ayra Starr) ...
- Call Me Every Day (feat. Wizkid) ...
- Essence (feat. Justin Bieber & Tems) Wizkid, Justin Bieber, Tems.
- Slow Motion (feat. Wizkid) Don Toliver, Wizkid.
- Ginger (feat. Burna Boy) Wizkid, Burna Boy.
- Mood (feat. BNXN) Wizkid, Bnxn.
- Bad To Me.
|* One Dance||2,667,282,265||1,176,184|
|Essence (feat. Tems)||178,923,010||173,041|
|* My Love (feat. Major Lazer, WizKid, Dua Lipa) - Spotify Single Version||139,561,890||18,854|
International Afrobeat superstar Wizkid AKA Starboy has recorded his fourth Billboard Hot 100 entry with Chris Brown's 'Call Me Everyday' which debuted at number 74 on the chart.What is the largest billboard in Lagos? ›
Oneinfinity is about 10541.2sqms with a display area of 8322.2sqms. The structure is a 12-story building. Why did you choose Lagos or the Third Mainland Bridge to mount this billboard? It was supposed to be commissioned in Abuja, but plans changed.Who is the longest charting African artist on billboard? ›
His album "Made In Lagos" is the longest-charting African album, making Wizkid the longest-charting African artist on Billboard.Who is more popular BTS or Wizkid? ›
On the latest edition of the World Digital Song Sales chart, BTS narrowly beat Wizkid when looking at which acts claim the most real estate on the 25-space tally.Is Wizkid in Guinness World Record? ›
Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has a Guinness World Record for being the artist with the first track to reach one billion streams on Spotify.What is Wizkid number one song? ›
Wizkid Dominates With Top Four Spots on Hot Trending Songs Chart. "2 Sugar" leads the way.Has any Nigerian song been on Billboard? ›
Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Rema, has made history as the African with the highest charting song on the U.S Billboard Hot 100. The popular musician's 'Calm Down' has swept across the world while becoming one of the biggest Afrobeats exports.Which Nigerian artist has a Billboard award? ›
Nigerian Afrobeats singer Rema has made history on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts with his single 'Calm Down' remix peaking at number eight on the chart.Who is the Nigerian artist on Billboard Top 100? ›
Tems. Tems remains the first Nigerian artist to debut at number 1 on Billboard Hot 100. She was featured on Atlanta's rapper Future's 'Wait for You,' which also featured Drake.
Wizkid is one of the Nigerians top artists, and fortunately, he is considered one of the African best musicians. Wizkid has recorded different songs with many famous musicians, including Drake, Chris Brown, and his most recent collaboration with Beyonce in a brown skin girl song.Who has the biggest song in Nigeria? ›
|Pos||P+||Artist - Title|
|1||=||Asake - Basquiat|
|2||+2||Omah Lay - reason|
|3||-1||Asake - Sunshine|
|4||-1||Asake & Olamide - Amapiano|
Tuface Idibia is the king of Nigerian music. He has been a multiple award-winning music industry artist for over two decades. His voice is soulful, and his music is Afrobeat. He has released multiple albums, and singles have topped the charts in Nigeria and other African countries.Who has the most #1 hits in history? ›
The Beatles have the most No. 1 hits of all time: 20. Though unclear for how long, the Beatles still reign supreme as the artist with the most No. 1 songs of all time.What song is #1 right now? ›
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1, Stevie became the youngest solo artist to have topped the Billboard Hot 100 – though another future Motown superstar, Michael Jackson, was aged just 11 years 155 days when The Jackson Five's “I Want You Back” topped the Billboard charts in January 1970.What is the longest song ever played? ›
It's called “Symphony of the Crown” by Canadian artist Earthena. It clocks in at an impressive 48 hours, 39 minutes, and 43 seconds. In October 2021, this track surpassed PC III's 2016 tune “The Rise and Fall of Bossanova” (13 hours, 23 minutes, and 32 seconds).Who has 7 consecutive number 1 billboard? ›
STRONG SEVEN: Houston holds the Billboard Hot 100 record for most consecutive No. 1 charted singles, having tallied seven in-a-row from 1985 through 1988. Even when her streak ended, Houston's next four solo singles all reached the Hot 100's top 10.Who has the most #1 albums? ›
- As a musician, Paul McCartney has the most No. 1 albums, with 27. This includes 19 albums from his work with The Beatles, three solo albums and five albums as a part of his 1970s group Wings. ...
- Barbra Streisand is the only artist to have No. 1 albums in six different decades.
- The African Artist With The Highest Platinum Certification In The US. ...
- First African To Debut With An Album On Spotify Global Album Charts. ...
- The Longest Charting African Album On Billboard World Albums Chart. ...
- First Nigerian To Be Nominated For The Billboard Awards.
His first platinum certification came in 2018 for his hit song 'YE', and now, with 'Last Last' receiving a similar honor, Burna Boy has become the first Nigerian artist to achieve two RIAA platinum plaques as a lead artist.Who is the most certified artist in Nigeria? ›
As of October 2021, Wizkid became the first Nigerian artist to have a platinum song certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) with his song Essence selling over 1 million copies. His fans can look forward to having new songs from the artist in 2022.How popular is Wizkid to the world? ›
Wizkid boasts over 32 hits, more than 70 music awards, 50 singles, four albums, and sold-out concert performances across Africa, Europe, and America. As a result, he commands a fan base of more than 30 million combined followers on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.Has Wizkid gotten a Grammy? ›
This is a list of music awards and nominations received by Nigerian singer Wizkid. The singer contribution to the international music industry have earned him several achievements, including a Grammy Awards thanks to his featured work in Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack with "Brown Skin Girl".Who beat Wizkid in Grammy Award? ›
Meanwhile Wizkid album, Made In Lagos, lose out to Benin Singer, Angelique Kidjoe for her album "Mother Nature" for di Best Global Music Album category.Who is the most listened Nigerian artist on Spotify? ›
- Rush. Ayra Starr.
- California Breeze. Lil Baby.
- WAIT FOR U (feat. Drake & Tems) ...
- Call Me Every Day (feat. Wizkid) Chris Brown, Wizkid.
- We Outside. Olamide.
- What Happened To Virgil (feat. Gunna) Lil Durk, Gunna.
- Already Dead. Juice WRLD.
- pushin P (feat. Young Thug) Gunna, Future, Young Thug.
- Love, Damini – Burna Boy.
- Mr Money With The Vibe – Asake.
- Playboy – Fireboy DML.
- Boy Alone – Omah Lay.
- Rave & Roses – Rema.
- Made In Lagos: Deluxe Edition – Wizkid.
- Barnabas – Kizz Daniel.
- 19 & Dangerous – Ayra Starr.
At the 2022 edition of Wrapped, Burna Boy's track 'It's Plenty' was announced as the most streamed Nigerian song on Spotify.How many Grammy has Wizkid won so far? ›
Wizkid has won 2 awards - Grammy Award in 2020 and American Music Award in 2022.
In 2022, Afrobeats megastar and Grammy award-winning-singer, Burna Boy's 6th studio album, 'Love, Damini' became the highest charting Nigerian album of all time on the Billboard 200. The 19-track album debuted at #14 on the Billboard 200 Chart, #1 on the UK's official album chart and #1 on Apple Music in 47 countries.
|1||Don Jazzy||$52 million|
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The company that manages the outdoor advertising billboard at the Lekki Tollgate, Loatsad Promomedia Ltd, has explained why the billboard was turned off on the night of the shooting.What is the number one album in Nigeria? ›
|Pos||P+||Artist - Title|
|1||=||Seyi Vibez - Vibe Till Thy Kingdom Come|
|2||=||Dave & Central Cee - Split Decision - EP|
|3||=||Davido - Timeless|
|4||=||Metro Boomin - METRO BOOMIN PRESENTS SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE (SOUNDTRACK FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE MOTION PICTURE / DELUXE EDITION)|
Nigerian Afrobeats singer Rema has made history on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts with his single 'Calm Down' remix peaking at number eight on the chart.What is the largest Billboard in Lagos? ›
Oneinfinity is about 10541.2sqms with a display area of 8322.2sqms. The structure is a 12-story building. Why did you choose Lagos or the Third Mainland Bridge to mount this billboard? It was supposed to be commissioned in Abuja, but plans changed.How many of Wizkid songs has entered Billboard? ›
International Afrobeat superstar Wizkid AKA Starboy has recorded his fourth Billboard Hot 100 entry with Chris Brown's 'Call Me Everyday' which debuted at number 74 on the chart.Who is the No 1 singer in Nigeria? ›
The continent's most streamed artist, Burna Boy stands alone atop any ranking of Nigeria's best musicians.
- Amapiano. Asake, Olamide.
- Sprinter. Dave, Central Cee.
- Hat-trick. Seyi Vibez.
- Charm. Rema.
- New Religion. Olamide, Asake.
- Ojapiano. KCee.
- DOG EAT DOG II (feat. Cruel Santino, Bella Shmurda) ODUMODUBLVCK, Cruel Santino, Bella Shmurda.
- A1 (Feeling Disorder) Zinoleesky.
|Pos||P+||Artist - Title|
|1||+1||Omah Lay - reason|
|2||-1||Asake - Basquiat|
|3||=||Asake - Sunshine|
|4||=||Asake & Olamide - Amapiano|
Burna Boy tops the list of Most Streamed Nigerian Artistes on all visible streaming platforms with 8.47 billion combined streams, closely followed by Wizkid with 8.39 billion streams. Davido (3.76 billion), Rema (3.67 billion), and CKay (3.28 billion) complete the top 5.Has Davido ever been on Billboard? ›
Davido's 'Timeless' makes impressive debut on Billboard 200
Davido's 'Timeless' has debuted on Billboard 200 which is the album chart for the United States.
Rave Lorde! Rema Becomes First African Act To Hit #1 On Billboard Global Chart.What is the largest billboard in Africa? ›
Alpha & Jam's Maslow, which is more than 800 sq metres and is the first true 4K digital billboard in Nigeria, is expected to redefine how out-of-home campaigns are undertaken in Africa.Which album is number one on billboard in Nigeria? ›
Burna Boy's 'Love, Damini' highest charting Nigerian album in Billboard history. In 2022, Afrobeats megastar and Grammy award-winning-singer, Burna Boy's 6th studio album, 'Love, Damini' became the highest charting Nigerian album of all time on the Billboard 200.