Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” reportedly Best-Selling African Song in the US

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Ckay's "Love Nwantiti" reportedly Best-Selling African Song in the US
Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” reportedly Best-Selling African in the US

According to reports, the global hit song “Love Nwantiti” by Nigerian icon has been named the best-selling African in the United States of America for 2022.

This information was made public in a tweet sent out yesterday, January 11, 2023. The tweet claims that in 2022, Ckay’s sales of “Love Nwantiti” in the United States alone brought in approximately $1.6 million.

The song, which was certified platinum by the RIAA after selling over a million copies in the United States alone, was said to have made over 1.6 million dollars in the United States alone in 2022, which is the largest amount ever earned by an African artist.

The singer himself, CKay, took to his social media platform today, Wednesday, January 11, 2023, to retweet the post.

.”@ckay_yo’s “Love Nwantiti” was the #47 best-selling of 2022 in the USA 🇺🇸.— It becomes the 1st ever African to achieve the milestone raking in over $1.6 MILLION in 2022,” the post read.


Love Nwantiti’ also received one billion Spotify plays, making the second most-streamed Afrobeats artist on the platform. Similarly, the has received over 200 million views on YouTube.

Love Nwantiti by , which made its debut in 2019 and gained popularity through a number of international remixes on TikTok, peaked at the top of the first Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart on April 2. It has received over 1 billion Spotify streams and is one of the most Shazammed songs of 2022.

The famous musician came in at number 98 on Billboard’s best-selling artist in USA 2022 with his addictive hit single, Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah), clocking in at 7 on Billboard Global 200 songs and the Hot 100 chart at number 55.

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