Nigerian Singer, Burna Boy has set a new record as he emerges No 1 album in the world with his “Twice as Tall” album.
Burna Boy’s 5th and most recent album is currently occupying No.1 spot on Billboard’s world album chart for the week.
This new feat has made his album, the highest peaking Nigerian album on the popular music chart.
A verified charts outfit, Album Talks made this known on Twitter yesterday, August 25, 2020.
“Burna Boy debuts at #1 on this week’s Billboard World Albums Chart.
— It becomes the highest peaking Nigerian Album on the chart”
Burna Boy debuts at #1 on this week’s Billboard World Albums Chart.
— It becomes the highest peaking Nigerian Album on the chart.
— 𝗔𝗟𝝗𝗨𝝡 𝝩𝗔𝗟𝝟𝗦📀 (@AlbumTalksHQ) August 25, 2020
The 15-track project, which is the singer’s fifth album, was released on August 14, after failing to meet its July release date.
‘Twice as Tall’ was co-produced by Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, a US media mogul and rapper, and Bosede Ogulu, Burna Boy’s mother.
Burna Boy’s fourth studio album ‘African Giant’ was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards which held last year.
Other Nigerian artists who have appeared in various charts on Billboard include Wizkid, Davido and 2face Idibia whose sixth studio album ‘The Ascension’ debuted at number 12 on the Billboard World Albums chart in 2014. 2face became the first Nigerian artist to achieve that feet.