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Burna Boy Sets New Record in U.S

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 8:48pm

By Jude Chukwuemeka

Ye’ is now certified ‘Gold’

With Burna Boy winning Grammy Award, it seems the singer can now reach beyond the stars. It is confirmed tha Burna Boy has achieved another outstanding international feat as his single ‘Ye’  became the fastest Nigerian song to be certified ‘Gold’ by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).

Notjustok, a popular Nigerian music news website confirmed this on the 4th of May in a short tweet. According to details from the tweet, Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’  has now been certified ‘Gold’ in the US.

'Ye' joins the growing list of Nigerian records to be Gold certified in the US. The likes of ‘If’, and ‘Fall’, by Davido as well as ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid have all previously achieved the massive feat.
In the United States, A Gold record is a single or album that sells 500,000 units (records, tapes or compact discs).

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