Wizkid’s “made in Lagos” becomes first Nigerian album to spend a year on Billboard Charts

Nigerian afrobeat star, Wizkid, original name Ayodeji Balugon has set a new record on the Billboard world album charts.

According to Billboard Music ,the Grammy award winner’s album “Made In Lagos” has become the first Nigerian album to spend a whole year on chart.

On October 2020, Wizkid’s album hit the Billboard Chart, and spent the first four weeks as No1 spot, which is also the longest time a Nigerian artist have stay in No1, the other album being Burna Boy’s Twice as Tall only lasted on the top for one week.

Below are the longest time and year Nigerian album stayed on the Billboard Chart

1) Wizkid “Made In Lagos” (2020) -52 weeks

2) Fela “The Best Black President”(1999)-45 weeks

3) Burna Boy “African Giant” (2019)- 36 weeks

4) Davido “A Good Time” (2019) -25 weeks

5 Burna Boy “Twice As Tall” (2020)- 12 weeks

6 Ckay “The First” (2020)- 6 weeks

7 Wizkid ” Sound From The Other Side”(2017)- 4 weeks

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