Reasons why we think Wizkid is bigger than Davido

These are some valid reasons why we think Wizkid is bigger than Davido

Although we are aware that some of you won’t like our latest “Davido vs. Wizkid” essay because both artistes are legends without comparison and this article is based on opinion rather than fact, we are still doing our jobs.

Ayodeji Balogun, commonly known as Wizkid or Big Wiz, is arguably Africa’s most famous export, he has set numerous records as an African that has yet to be surpassed in the music industry.

Reasons why we think Wizkid is bigger than Davido
Reasons why we think Wizkid is bigger than Davido

Mp3bullet has compiled a list of Wizkid’s top five notable records set throughout his career.

Reasons why we think Wizkid is bigger than Davido

1. First African to Debut on Spotify’s Global Charts with an

Wizkid became the first African musician to chart on Spotify’s Global Chart with his album “Made In Lagos.”

The debuted not only on the chart but also in the top 10.

The debuted at number 10 after week of monitoring between October 30th and November 3rd, 2020.

2. The African With The Longest Charting Time On The Billboard World Albums Chart

Wizkid’s album “Made In Lagos” has stayed than 70 weeks on the Billboard World Albums Chart, making it the longest-charting African album.

Wizkid broke the record set by Cesaria Evora with her album ‘Cesaria,’ which she had held for 27 years.

When it reached on the charts, it became the highest-charting by a Nigerian.

3. First Nigerian to receive a Billboard Award nomination

Wizkid made history by being the first Nigerian to be nominated for a Billboard Music Award for collaboration as well as his own single.

In 2017, he garnered seven nominations for his collaboration with on ‘One Dance,’ and in 2022, he was nominated for his song ‘Essence.’

 4. First African and Nigerian to be certified platinum in the United States

Wizkid’s smash single “Essence,” which Tems, was certified platinum by the RIAA on Monday, October 4, 2021, after selling over a million copies.

Wizkid’s “Essence” was the first African and Nigerian song to be certified in the United States.

5. African Artist With The Most Nominations For BET Awards

When BET officially announced the list on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, Wizkid, who received two nominations, became the most nominated African artist for the annual black celebration awards.

With his new CD, ‘ Love Less Ego,’ Big Wiz, who has a bevvy of records under his belt, will strive to shatter even records.

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