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Burna Boy becomes first African artiste to hit No.1 on India music chart

Top Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has achieved a new milestone on the international music scene.

He made his debut on India’s Music chart with ”Mera Na bu” by late Indian rapper, Sidhu Moose Wala and it peaked at Number 1.

“Mera Na” released posthumously on April 7, 2023 features Burna Boy and Steel Banglez, a British music composer and producer.

A stat publishing page on Twitter revealed the self-acclaimed African Giant’s milestone makes him the second African and Nigerian artiste after Rema to ever appear on the Billboard India Songs chart.

It wrote; “Mera Na” by (@iSidhuMooseWala,@burnaboy & @steelbanglez) debuts at; 1 on Billboard India Songs”

The song also reached the 14th spot on Billboard Canadian Hot 100 and debuted at 102 on Billboard Global 200 in the United States.

Similarly, CorrectNG reported that singer David Adeleke popularly called Davido is breaking records with his latest album.

Timeless which was released on 31st March has made history on Apple Music by having the most first-day streams ever for an African album.

Apple Music announced the feat via its official Twitter on April 3rd 2023 and Davido reacted to the good news with excitement.

The platform wrote; “.@davido is breaking global records. The Nigerian superstar’s #Timeless had the most first-day streams ever for an African album on Apple Music.”

Commenting on the achievement, Davido acknowledged God’s goodness upon his career.

“God is too good !!!” he wrote.