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CROYDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 01: Wizkid performs on stage on Day 2 at The Ends festival at Lloyd Park on May 31, 2019 in Croydon, England. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/WireImage)

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Wizkid Sets New Record – 1st Nigerian Album To Spend A Year On Billboard Charts

Nigerian musician, Wizkid has set a new record on the Billboard world albums chart.

This comes after Wizkid’s album ‘Made in Lagos’ becomes the 1st Nigerian album to spend 1 year on the chart, according to Billboard Music.

After it’s arrival on the billboard charts in October 2020, the album has spent 4 weeks at no1, which is also the longest time a Nigerian artiste has stayed at the no1 spot – the only other album being Burnaboys 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. Burnaboy ‘African giant’ (2019) – 36 weeks
4. Davido ‘A good time’ (2019) – 25 weeks
5. Burnaboy ‘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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