Posted by BASH 01st November 2021
Since its release in 2020, Made In Lagos has gained worldwide popularity, breaking records internationally. The album featured big names in the global music industry like Damian Marley, Skepta, H.E.R, Ella Mai, Burna Boy, Tems, and Terri.
Recording over one billion streams, Made in Lagos produced Africa’s first No1 top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
In August, Essence featuring Tems was the most searched song on global music search platform, Shazam.
Wizkid also released the Essence music video this year and followed it up with a remix version featuring Canadian singer Justin Beiber.
Essence Remix off the 18-track Made In Lagos Deluxe album hit a new peak in October, placing No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2020, Wizkid won his first Grammy award for his feature on Beyoncé’s Brown Skin Girl, a track off The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack.