- Davido and a number of Nigerian celebrities were featured in the recently released Forbes Africa Icons’ List
- Fans of Davido have taken to social media to celebrate the fact that he clinched the number one spot
- They have applauded and celebrated the singer's growth, calling him the most influential afrobeats artist
Celebrities and entertainers on the list include Wizkid, Burna Boy, Funke Akindele, Mr Eazi, and Davido among others.
Fans of Davido have taken to Twitter to celebrate the fact that he was not only recognised but was also the first on the global list.
As of the time of this report, the father of three is trending at the number 2 spot on the bird app.
Check out some of the tweets below:
"It’s #Davido topping Forbes African Icons of 2020 for me. Ori Ade Baba Imade."
"It’s #davido ‘s growth for me ..from that artist just wanting to blow to the most influential and the no 1 icon from Africa according to Forbes. respect Davido#30BG."
"Davido was the only afrobeats artist on 2021 Time 100 Next. He is also number one on Forbes Africa icon list 2021. I am just here to remind you that #davido is the most influential afrobeats artist in history."
"#Davido growth is undisputed! From being the boy who they never gave a chance to succeed.. the boy who they thought won't last in the industry to topping the list of Forbes African icon list. Davido is GOATED & a big inspiration. And he will forever be! He's not your favs mate!"
"The Only African Giant #DAVID."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that filmmaker, Funke Akindele took to Instagram to acknowledge her mention on the Forbes Africa Icons List.
The thespian shared a photo of the page where she was featured and said that the list was brought to her attention by someone as she had been writing and filming back to back.
Akindele also expressed how honoured she was to have made the global list.