Burna Boy Gets His First Ever Billboard Hot 100 Entry

Grammy-Award-Winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy has gotten his first-ever Billboard Hot 100 entry.

Burna Boy rose to prominence in 2012 and became a global force around 2018, arguably the biggest Afrobeat Artiste of the new generation

Burna Boy has now join Wizkid as the only Nigerian artistes to ever score a Billboard Hot 100 entry with a collaborative effort for Justin Bieber‘s ‘Loved by you’

According to Wikipediathe Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales, radio play, and online streaming in the United States.

Significantly Nigerian afrobeat artists have begun to rival any other African as the industry is gradually becoming a big deal in all the crucial market across the world.

laudable applaud has continued to fall in from various angles as regards Burna Boy’s recent great feat attained, from wining Grammys award to debuting on Billboard Hot 100.

Burna Boy earns his first career entry on the #Hot100 following his feature on Justin Bieber’s “Loved By You” which debuted at #87.

Justin Bieber featured Burna Boy on his recently released album titled Justice which landed 13 songs on Hot 100 and simultaneously earns Justin Bieber #1 on both billboard 200 album and Billboard Hot 100 chart.

However, Burna becomes the second artistes from Nigerian to score an entry on Billboard Hot 100.

Wizkid first entry was in 2016 with Drake‘s summer smash hit titled ‘One dance’ alongside British Kyla and made his second appearance in 2019 with his collaborative effort on Beyonce Brown Skin Girl alongside Blue Ivy and Saint John at #76.

Source: The African Media

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