Talented Nigerian serial hit maker, Wizkid has just broken 21 Records with his fourth album “Made in Lagos”.
The Starboy Entertainment boss, and RCA recording artist, Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has now recorded one of the best one month of his career as a lead artist. Wizkid via his official fan page @wizkidnews on Instagram shared a list of all the 21 Records his “Made in Lagos” album has broken.
See list below…
1. Peaked at #1 in 24 countries on Apple Music, #1 in 9 countries on iTunes
2. Highest-charting album by an African artist on US iTunes – #3
3. Fastest album by an African artiste to debut in the Top 5 US iTunes charts (less than 2 hours after release)
4. #80 on the Billboard 200 – his highest charting album to date.
5. Peaked at #2 on the Billboard World Album chart – 4 weeks in the Top 10 so far
6. Peaked at #1 on UK Apple music – spent its first month in the Top 10.
7. #15 on the UK album chart – his Highest-charting album to date
8. Longest charting Nigerian album on UK album chart this new decade. Spent 4 weeks on the chart.
9. 10,000 units sold in the UK in its first month.
10. Ginger #1 and Longtime #2 on the UK Afrobeats chart.
11. Highest charting album by an African artist on US Apple Music – #6
12. First African album to debut on the Spotify US album and Global Spotify album charts – #10
13. Became the first Nigerian artiste to record at least one entry on the UK singles chart with two different albums : Come Closer (#58 , 2017), Ginger (#67, 2020).
14. His first st album to chart in Ireland and Switzerland
15. Became first African to artist to crack the Top 200 of auS apple music as a lead artist twice: Come Closer (2017),Ginger (2020).
16. Set record for fastest Afrobeat album to reach 1 million plays on Boomplay
17. Spent 21 days in the Top 20 of the worldwide Apple Music Albums chart – most for a Nigerian album.
18. His highest peaking album in Belgium, Canada, France, and The Netherlands
19. Spent 3 weeks on the French albums chart (peak: #60) & Dutch albums chart (3 weeks)
20. Only a African album ranked as one of the best 50 albums of 2020 by The Guardian.
21. 181.34 million streams across Apple Music, Spotify, Audiomack, YouTube and Boomplay in its first month.
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