In a historic milestone, Burna Boy, the globally acclaimed music sensation from Nigeria, has achieved an unprecedented record by receiving 11 music plaques, presented by TurnTable charts on October 24, 2023, marking a significant moment in his career.
This remarkable accomplishment not only underscores Burna Boy’s exceptional talent but also serves as a testament to the remarkable growth of the Nigerian music industry. It resonates on a global scale, shining a spotlight on the rich musical culture that Nigeria has to offer.
Burna Boy’s unwavering commitment to his art, coupled with the steadfast support of his dedicated fan base, continues to elevate the stature of Nigerian music on the international stage.
Burna Boy received 11 plaques — a historic figure — encompassing his singles, featured songs and albums
His 2022 album ‘Love, Damini’ is awarded a 5X Platinum plaque, making it the highest… pic.twitter.com/iSbZDlzjfAAdvertisement
— TurnTable Charts (@TurntableCharts) October 25, 2023
This historic certification serves as a testament to his remarkable commercial success, which has consistently reached new heights since he gained international recognition with his hit single ‘YE’ in 2018. Burna Boy made history by becoming the first Afrobeats artist to win a Grammy Award, a feat achieved with his critically acclaimed 2020 album, ‘Twice As Tall,’ after receiving five nominations, beginning with his 2019 album ‘African Giant.’
Among his many achievements, Burna Boy stands out as the headlining artist in a record-setting performance at the 60,000-capacity London Stadium. He also made history as the first African artist to headline a stadium concert in the United States when he sold out the 40,000-seat Citi Field stadium in New York.
🚨Burna Boy becomes the first African act to have 5 Albums each surpass 200 MILLION Spotify streams. 🙌🏼💿 pic.twitter.com/hJZa9So7qy
— 𝗔𝗟𝗕𝗨𝗠 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦 📀 (@AlbumTalksHQ) October 25, 2023Advertisement