Davido’s “A Good Time” Album released on 22 November, 2019, has been reported to have earned over a billion stream on all digital (streaming) platforms.
The announcement was made by Columbia Records via their Twitter account, where it was confirmed that the body of work has passed the one Billion stream benchmark. The streams come from Spotify, Apple Music, AudioMack, Youtube, and other digital platforms.
“A Good Time” was certified Platinum Sony Music in South Africa and Gold in the US. Singles from the album have also been certified like “fall” which was certified gold both in the US and Canada respectively. “If” was certified Diamond in South Africa alongside “Risky” which was certified Double Platinum. The singer is also preparing for his third album “A Better Time” which has features from American rapper, Nicki Minaj, Tiwa Savage, and Ghanaian singer, Mugeez.
It is another feat by a Nigerian music performer after report surfaced of Wizkid being the first African recording artiste to earned over five billion streams of his musical contents on digital platforms. It is safe to say that Nigeria is the face of Afrobeat on international level with the likes of Burna Boy, Wizkid and Davido, already a renowned figures on the mainstream.
See the tweet announcing the achievement by OBO below:
— Columbia Records UK (@ColumbiaUK) July 28, 2020