Burna Boy stands out as a trailblazing artist, leading the charge in spreading the sounds of African music to global audiences with his groundbreaking live performances and award-winning musical creations.
In yet another remarkable milestone, the Grammy-winning sensation has achieved the prestigious Diamond certification for his chart-topping hit, ‘Last Last,’ as officially recognized by France’s esteemed music certification authority, SNEP.
This noteworthy achievement was announced through SNEP’s Instagram account, following ‘Last Last’ reaching an impressive milestone of 50 million streams in France.
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‘Last Last’ first graced the airwaves in 2022 as a prominent track from Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated sixth album, ‘Love, Damini.’ The song, which delves into the theme of heartbreak, captivates listeners with its brilliant production, which cleverly samples Toni Braxton’s ‘Not Man Enough.’ It also resonates with its infectious melody and clever use of Nigerian colloquialisms.
The single’s outstanding qualities led to its well-deserved Grammy nomination in the World Music category, and it made an impressive mark on various music charts, including France, where it reached the 23rd position.
In addition to this remarkable feat, Burna Boy’s ‘Gbona’ recently received a Platinum certification in France, while ‘Alone’ was awarded a Gold certification. These accolades demonstrate Burna Boy’s unwavering commitment to promoting African music on the global stage.
It’s worth noting that ‘Last Last’ isn’t limited to France’s accolades; the track has also earned Platinum certifications in the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, and achieved a 2X Platinum status in Canada.