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CKay Goes Platinum In The United States Alongside Wizkid And Tems

CKay with his hit song Love Nwantiti joins Wizkid and Tems as the only Nigerian artists to go platinum in the United States.

CKay Platinum United States
CKay

The year 2022 keeps getting better for CKay as he joins Wizkid and Tems to become the only Nigerian artists to go platinum after achieving a million sales in the United States. After a successful 2021 with the hit song Love Nwantiti, the records just keep on coming for CKay on the charts. The success of his viral hit song Love Nwantiti has remained unmatched by a Nigerian on both the global and US charts. 

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Love Nwantiti by CKay became the first Nigerian song to debut on the Billboard Hot 100 charts without appearing on the Billboard bubbling under 100 charts. It also peaked at the number 3 position on the UK Singles Chart and then hit number one on the UK Indie Singles Chart.

This was just the starting point as it peaked at No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the United States, No. 2 on the Billboard Global 200, including and excluding the United States, and then No. 1 on the Canadian Hot 100.

Ckay’s Love Nwantiti had initially been certified gold in the United States after selling over 500,000 copies, and in just less than ten months, it had been propelled to the status of platinum after selling over a million copies in the United States. This is an impressive feat for CKay, and this prompted him to take to his Instagram page to make the announcement. 

CKay Platinum United States
CKay on his instagram story

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