This is how Wizkid broke Fela Kuti’s world album record on Billboard.
Fela Kuti’s long term record has been shattered by starboy Wizkid on the pretigious world album chart on Billboard.
This enlists all-time longest-charting Nigerian albums on the US Billboard world albums chart.
Following how Nigerian music has been steadily growing and expanding to a distinct range and the impact on the US Billboard world albums chart.
Billboard world album is a chart that ranks the most popular albums in the USA, It is however generated weekly after a track of the album’s physical sales and streams in the US regional criterion by the Billboard website.
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Also, it is often used to convey the universality and popularity of an album or a particular project.
Below are all-time longest-charting Nigerian albums on the Billboard world albums
Wizkid – Made In Lagos
This is Wizkid‘s fourth studio album, It was released on October 30, 2020, under Starboy Entertainment and RCA Records.
It spent a total of 61 weeks on the Billboard world album chart and still on the chart at the time of this post.
The highest week spent by any Nigerian artistes on the Billboard world album chart.
Fela Kuti – TBOTBP
The Best Of The Black President is a 2-CD compilation album by Nigerian Afrobeat artist Fela Kuti, released in 1981.
It spent a total of 45 weeks on the Billboard world album chart, the second highest week spent by any Nigerian artistes.
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Burna Boy – African Giant
African Giant is Burna Boy’s fourth studio album, released on July 26, 2019.
It is a variable combination of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, hip hop, and pop.
It spent a total of 36 weeks on the Billboard world album chart.
Davido – A Good Time
A Good Time is Davido‘s debut studio album, released on November 22, 2019, under DMW, RCA Records, and Sony Music.
It spent a total of 25 weeks on the Billboard world album chart.