Wizkid sets record as African artiste with longest running album on Billboard World Albums Chart

Nigerian Afrobeats superstar, Ayodeji Balogun better known by his stage name, Wizkid keeps soaring high with chart-topping accomplishments.

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The singer has set a new record as the African artiste with the longest running album on the Billboard World Album chats.

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Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ earned him the historic spot by emerging the longest-charting African album on the Billboard World Album charts on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, after spending a total of 67 weeks on the charts.

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In 2021, the album equaled late Afrobeat legend, Fela’s ‘The Best Of The Black President’ as the longest running album after spending a total of 45 weeks on the chart.

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The new feat was achieved after the ‘Ojuelegba’ hit-maker surpassed the existing 27-year-old record on the Billboard charts initially held by the Cesaria Evora’s album ‘Cesaria,’ who held the record with a total of 66 weeks on the charts.

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