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‘Made in Lagos’ album breaks a new African record on the Billboard Chart.

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'Made in Lagos' album breaks a new African record on the Billboard Chart.
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‘Made In Lagos’, Wizkid’s fourth studio album has gained another colorful feather to its richly adorned cap by breaking an African record on the Billboard World Album Chart.

This Wizkid album has gained a lot of giant strides since its release. It is the first African album to attain a gold certification in the United States.

‘Made in Lagos’ album breaks a new African record on the Billboard Chart.

‘Made In Lagos’ became the African first album to be streamed for 100 weeks according to the Billboard world album chart. This feat was recorded on 15th October 2022.

With this record, the album is just three weeks away from enjoying a run that will last two years on the chart.

This album topped first at the Billboard World Album Chart for three weeks thus, the first Nigerian album to stay multiple weeks at number one. It is also the longest-charting Nigerian project in the chart’s history.

It beats Fela’s ‘The Black President’ which spent 45 weeks on the chart. ‘Made in Lagos’ latest accolade of enjoying 100 weeks on the Billboard World Album Chart is an admirable feat altogether. There are some other feat the album has attained below.

Some ‘Made in Lagos’ achievements

  • ‘Made in Lagos’ is the first African album to debut on Spotify’s Global Albums Chart in the United States.
  • ‘Made In Lagos’ is the first Nigerian album to spend several weeks at the top of the Billboard World Album Chart, spending three weeks at the top.
  • ‘Made In Lagos’ charted for 86 weeks on the Billboard World Album Charts, making it the longest-charting Nigerian project in the chart’s history.
  • It surpasses Fela’s ‘The Black President,’ which spent 45 weeks at the top of the charts.
  • It is the first Nigerian album to spend 7 weeks at the top of the Billboard World Album Charts in a row.
  • At the 2022 Grammy Awards, ‘Made In Lagos’ received a Grammy nomination in the World Album Category.

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