Wizkid’s Made In Lagos has become the first African album to be certified Gold in USA


Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

His Made In Lagos has become the first African album-certified Gold in the USA. 

He has become the first Nigerian artist to have an RIAA Gold Certification.

His 4th studio album, “Made In Lagos”, became the first African album to be certified Gold in the USA, the world’s largest music market. The album will be on October 30, 2020, by Starboy Entertainment and RCA Records.

Wizkid’s Essence is also the USA’s first African song certified 2x Platinum and Platinum. 

Wizkid has the best-selling African album and best-selling African song in the USA.

Made in Lagos is the fourth studio album by Nigerian singer Wizkid. It was released on 30 October 2020 by Starboy Entertainment and RCA Records. The album featured guest appearances from Burna BoySkeptaH.E.R.Ella MaiTay Iwar, Projexx, TemsDamian Marley, and Terri and was executive produced by P2J

The deluxe edition was released on 27 August 2021. It features additional guest appearances from Buju and Justin Bieber.

 In support of the album, Wizkid embarked on the Made in Lagos Tour (2021–2022).

The album received a nomination at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Album.

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