- Singer Davido has scored another major feat with his 2019 single If
- The song was recently certified Gold in the US, meaning it has sold 500,000 units
- Reacting to the news, the music star gave thanks to God
Nigerian singer Davido is definitely still reaping the benefits of hard work he put into recording his 2019 hit single, If.
Years after the release of the single which smashed several music charts, it has now been certified gold in the United States.
This means that the record has successfully sold 500,000 copies in the US.
Check out a tweet posted by Chartdata on Twitter below:
As expected, the music star was quick to celebrate the new feat achieved by his single.
Davido simply gave all the glory to God.
See his tweet below:
Davido also shared the good news with his fans on Instagram.
See post below:
Interestingly, this isn’t the first song by the singer to go gold in the US. About eight months ago, the singer's 2017 singer, Fall, also got a gold certification in the US.
Sharing the news on his Twitter page, the singer wrote:
"I predicted this couple days ago ! !! Fall is now certified gold in the ‘USA !!!!! They laughed at me but I did it first !!"
Meanwhile, some social media users and industry friends have joined the singer in celebrating the recent feat.
Journalist Joey Akan wrote:
"If ever there was a winning double in Nigerian music, "If and Fall" by Davido will be immortalised. What they did for both the artist and the game at the time, was phenomenal. It's a run that many will find hard to replicate. And congratulations on both records going US gold!"
Music executive, Bizzle Osikoya, also congratulated the singer. See his tweet below:
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In other news about the music star, Legit.ng reported that he shared a lovely photo of himself and his daughter, Imade, on his social media page.
The caption of the photo post revealed the conversation Davido and his daughter had about his career.
According to the father of three, his daughter asked him what he did to get his name on the back of a phone. The musician said he told Imade that he had to be the best.
Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over three years of working experience in the media industry.
He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)