If you are a regular and consistent social media user, it will no longer be news to you that Nigerian Pop star Wizkid has been immortalised by millions of fans all over the globe. As at yesterday, the gist of WorldWizkidDay flood the internet with many of his fans coming online to share is achievements and successes.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, #WorldWizkidDay has been the second most trending topic on the popular social media space Twitter.
#WorldWizkidDay started shortly after the ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner interview session with a radio station in United States of America. The hosts of the show were overwhelmed by Wizkid’s presence as they make attempt to have quick pictures with him even while the show was on air.
The trend was created for fans to share some of Wizkid’s greatest achievements and successes also for them to share some of the singer’s most heroic moment on stage as a performer and entertainer.
In the same vein, we have taken time to compile some of Wizkid’s greatest achievements in his career as a musician, this list doesn’t comprise all of Wizkid’s achievements as we only highlight some of his numerous achievements.
FIRST TO HAVE A SOLD OUT IN 02 ARENA LONDON
Series of Wizkid’s career video finds it way to the internet yesterday, like his first sold out concert in of one the best music venue that has been headlined by top notch musical artistes like Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna and others, the 02 Arena London. This made him the first African and Nigerian artiste to ever achieve such a feat in music.
FIRST TO APPEAR ON DOLCE AND GABBANA
Wizkid is the first African artiste to model on the Dolce and Gabbana fashion as he shared stage with one of the best Model on earth, Naomi Campbell, while one of his best singles ‘Soco’ was made as the background song. This has never happened before in the history of Africa music industry.
FIRST AFRICAN ARTISTE ON GUINNESS BOOK
As a result of his contribution to Drake’s hit song titled ‘One Dance’ WIZKID became the first African pop star to be featured in the Guinness Book of World Records. It is worthy of note that ‘One Dance’ is owned by Drake but Wizkid is credited for his song writing prowess which immensely contributed to the smash hit ‘One Dance’. The song got into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most played song on Spotify with more than a billion streams.
YOUNGEST AFRICAN ARTISTE TO GET A GRAMMY NOMINATION
Star boy is the youngest of all African Artiste to ever get nominated for Grammy awards. This was was made happen because of his contributions to Drake album in 2016 titled ‘Views’.
FIRST AFRICAN ARTISTE TO WIN MOBO INTERNATIONAL AWARD
In 2017, Wizkid bested the likes of Jay z, Drake, Beyonce, Travis Scot and others to win the MOBO award. He became the first African artiste to ever achieve such feat in music. Before that time, the International artiste award has always being a custom among the American artistes until Wizkid beat them all to bring the award to Africa.