Wizkid sets new record as African artist with highest Spotify streams

Wizkid sets new record as African artist with highest Spotify streams

- Singer Wizkid has set yet another record in the music industry

- The singer has just become the only African act with the highest streaming numbers on Spotify

- OAP Mike Adams shared the news on Twitter and congratulated him

- Some fans also joined in celebrating the music star

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Nigerian singer Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid continues to make waves and set new records in the music industry and he has just done it again.

The Joro crooner garnered more than two billion streams on digital streaming platform, Spotify, thereby making him the only African artist to amass such numbers on the music platform.

Foreign media personality, Mike Adams, shared the news on his Twitter page and congratulated the Nigerian superstar.

Adams added that the singer also ranks at 129 on the Spotify artist chart history.

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Sharing the news, he said: "@wizkidayo has TWO BILLION+ streams on Spotify and ranks at #129 on their artists chart history... the highest for ANY African artist. Congrats #WizKid!!!"

Wizkid sets new record as African artist with highest Spotify streams
Singer Wizkid. Photo: Instagram/@wizkidayo
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See his tweet below:

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Upon sharing the news, fans and supporters of Wizkid flooded the comment section with congratulatory messages.

There were some who also noted that the singer managed to pack such numbers simply because of his collaboration with foreign superstars like Drake and Beyonce.

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Read some tweets below:

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Some weeks ago, the singer left his fans and followers on social media confused after coming out to say that American mass media and entertainment conglomerate, Disney, owes him a whopping N39 billion.

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The singer shared the controversial post shortly after Beyonce’s Black Is King visual album was released.

After posting the tweet, some of his fans were concerned especially because the singer refused to reveal what had transpired between him and the company.

Still in a related Wizkid story, Legit.ng previously reported that controversial musician, Blackface, called him out over some rude comments he made about President Buhari.

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He said: “Everybody has their civil rights but you don’t have the right to be stupid. You don’t have the right to be stupid and promote your stupidity to everybody because you have a platform.”

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