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Wizkid sets streaming record on U.S. platform, Pandora

Nigerian Afrobeats superstar, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun also known as Wizkid has set a new record on music streaming platform, Pandora.

He has amassed over 300 million streams total streams on the platform which is only available in the United States.

Wizkid sets streaming record on U.S. platform, Pandora

The latest feat makes Starboy Wizkid the first African artiste to garner the most listens on Pandora.

The ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner broke a similar record on the same streaming platform in June 2022 when he amassed 200 million streams to become the most streamed African artiste.

Meanwhile, CorrectNG reported months ago that Ahmed Ololade, popularly referred to as Asake achieved a feat with his debut album, ‘Mr Money With The Vibes’.

Asake’s MMWTV has been announced as the highest-charting debut Nigerian album in Billboard history.

The project peaked at the top spot in 2022 and beat all other projects including More Love Less Ego by Wizkid and Burna Boy’s Love, Damini.

The music chart data made the disclosure in a post on microblogging platform, Twitter.

“In 2022, @asakemusik’s ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ became the highest-charting debut Nigerian album of all time on the Billboard,” the post read.

CorrectNG recalls that after its release, the 12-track album made its way to ‘Billboard 200’, and sat in number 66, thus making it the highest-debuting Nigerian album on the chart, and number 2nd position on Billboard World Album Chart.

Asake released Mr Money With The Vibes on the September 8, 2022 and it also made the Top 10 songs on Apple music in the first week.

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