CKay's 'Love Nwantiti' Breaks New Afrobeats Record on US Billboard Hot 100 | SEE DETAILS
CKay's global smash hit, Love Nwantiti has broken yet another record and this time it came with its debut on the US Billboard Hot 100.
CKay's Love Nwantiti has become the first Afrobeats/Nigerian song to debut on the US Billboard Hot 100 without first appearing on the Primary Bubbling Under 100 chart. This was revealed via Twitter on Wednesday, the 10th of November 2021.
CKay has had quite a good run with the Love Nwantiti song which has become a global hit after a challenge went viral on TikTok. Just this week, TikTok announced that the song has accumulated a total of 15 billion video views on their app. The song has already hit the top spot on Youtube's Global Music Video Chart a few weeks ago. CKay's also released the video for the North African remix of the songs, one of the most popular versions which features El Grande Toto.
CKay's Love Nwantiti debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 at no. 80 and unlike most songs, it did not appear on the Primary Bubbling Under 100 chart. This makes it the very first Afrobeats/Nigerian song to achieve this feat.