Burna Boy records another landmark feat with his sixth album ‘Love, Damini’.
In a momentous event, Burna Boy, Nigeria’s globally acclaimed music sensation, has set a historic record by receiving an unprecedented 11 plaques for the consumption of his music in Nigeria, bestowed by TurnTable charts on 24th of October, 2023.
This remarkable achievement was celebrated at an exclusive private party in Lagos. The artist’s groundbreaking accomplishment is not only a testament to his musical prowess but also a testament to the vibrant music industry in Nigeria.
The certifications presented to him were;
1. Love Damini– 5x Platinum (Highest certified album in Nigerian history)
2. Sungba (Remix) — 4x Platinum(highest certified single in Nigerian history)
3. Last Last — 3x Platinum
4. Common Person – 3x Platinum
5. For My Hand — 2x Platinum
6. It’s Plenty — 2x Platinum
7. B. D’or — Platinum
8 Second Sermon (Remix) — Platinum
9. I Told Them — Platinum
10. Different Size — Platinum
11. Alone — Gold
This unprecedented feat not only showcases Burna Boy’s exceptional talent but also highlights the unparalleled growth of the Nigerian music industry. His achievements resonate globally, emphasizing the rich musical culture that Nigeria has to offer.
Burna Boy’s relentless dedication to his craft, combined with the unwavering support of his fans, continues to raise the profile of Nigerian music on the international platform.
His historic certification is a testament to his impressive commercial acclaim that has continued to reach new heights since he got international fame with his hit single ‘YE’ in 2018.Burna Boy became the first Afrobeats act to win a Grammy with his 2020 critically acclaimed album ‘Twice As Tall’ while garnering 5 nominations since earning the first with his 2019 album ‘African Giant’.
Among his many first is his record-setting headline performance at the 60,000-capacity London Stadium. He also became the first African to headline a stadium concert in
the United States after he sold out the 40,000 Citi Field stadium in New York.