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Wizkid\’s Album, \’Made In Lagos\’ Bags U.S Gold Certification After 500,000 Sold Units

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Wizkid‘s 4th studio album, Made In Lagos has achieved gold status in the United States of America.

Moji Delano gathered that ‘Made in Lagos’ album has now sold 500 thousand units in the U.S.

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The Afrobeat icon released the album on the 30th of October, 2020 and two years after, it’s still making waves.

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Following the release of the album, he has recorded 322 million streams on Apple music, 229 million streams on Spotify, 227 million streams on YouTube, over 140 million streams on Audiomack, over 40 million streams on Boomplay and over 20 million streams on Pandora, making a total of over 1 billion streams on Digital Service Providers (DSPs).

The album was certified Silver in the U.K, in the early months of 2022, after selling over 60,000 units and now certified Gold in the U.S for reaching 500,000 units of sales.

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The album has broken a plethora of records, including the first African album to make it to the Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 and also the record holder for longest charting African album on the Billboard Hot 100, with a record 72 weeks on the charts.

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In other news, Wizkid revealed that his fifth studio, More Love, Less Ego will released on Friday, August 5.

Despite the announcement, the Afrobeat icon is yet to release a single this year.

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