Wizkid Surpasses 6 billion streams on spotify.
One of the artists driving the global spread of Afrobeats is Wizkid, whose music has earned him numerous international accolades and sold-out venues.
In yet another incredible achievement, Wizkid has extended his African record by surpassing 6 billion Spotify streams as a lead artist.
Since his smash hit single “Ojuelegba” attracted notice on a global scale in 2015, Wizkid has been at the forefront of exporting African music.
Drake included him in the mega-hit single “One Dance” in 2016, and the song went on to become the first to reach one billion Spotify streams, catapulting Wizkid to fame throughout the world.
Since his appearance on Drake’s “One Dance,” Wizkid has established himself as one of the most popular musicians worldwide, with his songs reaching listeners throughout the globe.
2020 saw the release of his fourth album, “Made In Lagos,” which featured the smash song “Essence” with Tems and a remix featuring Justin Bieber that peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100.
‘Made In Lagos’ is the first Nigerian album to receive an RIAA Gold certification, while ‘Essence’ has received three Platinum certifications.
He is the most listened Afrobeats artist on Spotify across all credits thanks to his extensive list of worldwide collaborations with superstars like Drake, Major Lazer, and Beyonce.