This is a comprehensive list of Nigerian songs with credible global certifications and will be updated to reflect changes.
Nigerian songs with credible global certifications and the criterion for inclusion on the list is to have sold at least minimum copies around music credible markets.
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Nigerian artists are representing Africa so well in the music scene, dominating other African country’s chart.
Afrobeat breaks into the foreign market with mostly the impacts of Nigerian acts, from King Sunny Ade, Legendary Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, down to the new generation acts.
Over the years, artists like Dbanj, 2baba, Banky W all contributed to the growth of the genre.
On the other hand, Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy are at the forefront of the movement, dominating and thriving in different ways.
Below is the list of Nigerian songs with credible global certifications
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Wizkid – Come Closer
“Come Closer” is a song by Nigerian singer Wizkid, featuring vocals from Canadian rapper Drake.
The song was released as the third single from Wizkid‘s third studio album, Sounds from the Other Side.
Platinum in Canada (80,000)
Silver in the United Kingdom (BPI) (200,000)
Gold in the United States (RIAA) (500,000)
Australia Gold (35,000)
Burna Boy – Ye
“Ye” is a song by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on August 6, 2018, as the sixth single from his third studio album Outside (2018).
Gold in Canada (40,000)
France (SNEP) Gold (100,000)
United Kingdom (BPI) Silver (200,000)
Davido – Fall
“Fall” is a song by Nigerian singer Davido and was produced by Nigerian record producer Kiddominant. According to Rolling Stone magazine.
US Gold (500,0000)
2x Platinum in SA (40,000).
Davido – If
“if” is a song by Nigerian singer Davido, released as the second single from his second studio album A Good Time (2019).
US Gold (500,000)
SA Diamond (200,000)
Burna Boy – On the Low
“On The Low” is a song by Nigerian singer Burna Boy, On the Low”, was released on November 16, 2018
Gold in France (SNEP) (100,000)
Wizkid – Soco
“Soco” is a song by Nigerian recording artist Wizkid, released under the name Starboy Entertainment.
It features Wizkid himself alongside three other Nigerian artists signed to Starboy music; Terri, Spotless, and Ceeza Milli.
Gold in Canada (40,000)