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Wizkid’s Made In Lagos becomes first Nigerian album to spend a year on Billboard Charts

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Nigerian Grammy-winning singer, Ayodeji Balogun popularly referred to as Wizkid has set a new record on the Billboard world albums chart.

The Starboy’s latest album ‘Made in Lagos’ has become the first Nigerian album to spend 1 year on the chart, according to Billboard Music.

Big Wiz’s album which hit Billboard charts in October 2020, has spent the first 4 weeks at no1, which is also the longest time a Nigerian artiste has stayed at the no1 spot, the only other album being Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall, which was at the top spot for 1 week.

Longest charting Nigerian albums on the billboard charts are as follows:

1. Wizkid ‘made in Lagos’ (2020) – 52 weeks

2. Fela ‘the best black president’ (1999) – 45 weeks

3. Burna Boy ‘African giant’ (2019) – 36 weeks

4. Davido ‘A good time’ (2019) – 25 weeks

5. Burna Boy ‘Twice as tall’ (2020) – 12 weeks

6. CKay ‘the first’ (2020) – 6 weeks

7. Wizkid ‘Sounds from the other side’ (2017) – 4 weeks

 
 
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