Wizkid Sets New Record For African Music With ‘Made In Lagos’ On Billboard Charts | SEE DETAILS
Starboy, Wizkid re-writes history for African music on the Billboard charts with his album ‘Made In Lagos.’
Grammy award-winning artist, Wizkid has set a new record on the Billboard charts with his hit album ‘Made In Lagos’ for both African and Nigerian music.
Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ became the longest-charting African album on the Billboard World Album charts on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, after spending a total of 67 weeks on the charts.
Wizkid had surpassed the existing 27-year-old record on the Billboard charts initially held by the legend Cesaria Evora's album 'Cesaria,' who held the record with a total of 66 weeks on the charts.
This is an important feat for Afrobeat as a whole as the acceptance of African music across the globe is now becoming more predominant.