This is a list of albums by a Nigerian artist that recorded or debuted on the US Billboard 200 Chart in history, thus an afrobeat movement to the world.
Billboard 200 is a chart that ranks the most influential 200 music albums and EPs in the US, It is therefore produced weekly after tracking of album sales/streams in US regional metric by Billboard magazine, It is often used to conduct the universality of an artist, Below are the Nigerian artists, Albums, years and number of debuts;
King Sunny Ade – Synchro System
King Sunny Ade Legendary Nigerian juju instrumentalist, songwriter and singer released the album in 1983, it debuted #111 on US billboard 200 and spent 29 weeks on the chart, he is the first Nigerian artist to ever debut on the chart and also the longest-charting album on the chart by a Nigerian till date.
Wizkid – Sound from Other Side
The Nigerian afrobeat heavyweight released the album in 2017 and debuted #107 on US billboard 200 charts, making him the first artist in the last decade to achieve this fit since 1983 (3 decades), it spent 1 week on the chart.
Burnaboy – African Giant
The Nigerian Afrobeat superstar released the album in 2019 and debuted #104 on US billboard 200 charts, it spent 1 week on the chart.
Burnaboy – Twice as Tall
Twice as tall was released in 2020 and debuted #54 on US billboard 200, making him the first Nigerian artist to record 2 billboard 200 album in a consecutive year and the highest debuts by a Nigerian artist to date, it spent 1 week on the chart.
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Wizkid – Made In Lagos
Made in Lagos was released in 2020 and debuted #80 on US billboard 200 albums, making him the second Nigerian artists to record 2 Billboard 200 albums, it spent 1 week on the chart.
Davido – A Better Time
The Nigerian afrobeat heavyweight released A better time album in 2020 and debuted #170 on US billboard 200 albums, it spent 1 week on the chart and his first-ever entry on the chart.
Afrobeat to the world!!!