Fireboy’s Peru remix with Ed Sheeran set new record in the UK

  • Fireboy achieves a new record in the UK with his “Peru” Remix featuring Ed Sheeran.

  • The YBNL becomes the first Afrobeats artist to achieve this feat

Fireboy set new record in the UK with "Peru" remix featuring Ed Sheeran.
Fireboy’ Peru remix with Ed Sheeran set new record in the UK

Talented singer, songwriter, and record producer, Adedamola Adefolahan, known professionally as Fireboy DML, has hit another global career milestone in the UK with the “Peru” remix, which features Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist Ed Sheeran.

The popular song “Peru” by Fireboy DML was released on July 20, 2021, by YBNL Nation and distributed by Empire. A remix version of ‘Peru,’ featuring UK singer Ed Sheeran, was released on December 23, 2021, and the set new records.

Exactly one year ago since the remix was released, it bagged 2X Platinum in the United Kingdom (UK), becoming the first Afrobeats record in history to attain the feat.

Fireboy DML is now the first Afrobeats artist to get a double Platinum certified in the UK as a result of this remarkable accomplishment.

The superstar has sold a record 1.6 million units of ‘Peru’ with Ed Sheeran, in the UK.


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In October, Ed Sheeran tagged “Peru” the second biggest-selling of the year by the British singer.

The Grammy award-winning singer jumped on YBNL Fireboy’  track, “Peru” to deliver a banger after a friend, Jamal, now late introduced him to the Afrobeats singer in 2021.

Before then, the English singer admitted during an interview with Elton John that “Peru” released on July, 21, 2021 was an addictive earworm he was obsessed with.

He added his wife could attest to the fact that he had the on repeat in his household after he listened to it first.

In another interview, the “Perfect” singer stated “Peru” remix ended up becoming not just the biggest collaboration in that year but also the second biggest-selling of the year.

“I did an Afrobeat with an artiste, Fireboy DML. And it’ ended up being the biggest selling collaboration in England this year. It’ the second biggest selling of the year”, he said.

 

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