Burna Boy joins Wizkid, receives plaque for 1 billion streams in UK - Reportgist

Burna Boy joins Wizkid, receives plaque for 1 billion streams in UK

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Burna Boy joins Wizkid, receives plaque for 1 billion streams in UK

Nigerian singer Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, expressed disappointment after receiving a BRIT plaque for surpassing one billion streams in the United Kingdom two years late.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

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The ‘African Giant’ artist was awarded the BRIT plaque during his sold-out show at the London Stadium on Saturday night in recognition of this achievement.

However, the singer criticized the award, pointing out that it was a belated recognition of a milestone he had achieved over two years ago.

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“What I want to know is why I’m getting this? Why not add all of them together; a bigger one. This was two years ago; nawa for una o. You people should update but I appreciate it,” he stated.

It is worth noting that he joins fellow Nigerian artist Wizkid as one of the only African artists to have over a billion streams in the United Kingdom.

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Additionally, Burna Boy holds the record for the highest-peaking African album on the UK chart, with his sixth studio album ‘Love, Damini’ topping the chart in July 2022.

Following his sold-out show on Saturday, Burna Boy also became the first African artist to sell out the 80,000-capacity London Stadium twice.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

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