What a wonderful trend Wzikid has settled for music lovers!
The young guy is reported to have started his music career at the age of 11, with a great beginning of singing with his musical group.
The young singer soon got popular due to the peak performance of “Holla at Your Boy”, “Tease me bad guys”, and the list of Wizkid’s achievements goes on.
With the release of his second album, Ayo (the first one was Superstar) in September 2014, Wizkid left his old contractors and lately joined Drake. With the alliance of the great star, Wizkid succeeded in getting worldwide fame with his performance in “one dance”.
The greatest breakthrough soon arrived when Wizkid released his third studio album, “Sounds from the other side”, this time it reached its peaks of popularity.
The Afrobeats singer has reached the peaks of popularity in many performances, a list of most famous songs is:
|Holla at your boy||Superstar||2010|
|Tease me, bad guys||Superstar||2010|
|Love my baby||superstar||2011|
|Come closer||Sounds from the other side|
|African Bad Gyal||Sounds from the other side||2017|
|Smile||Made in Lagos||2020|
|No stress||Made in Lagos||2020|
|Essence||Made in Lagos||2021|
The album Made in Lagos drove the singer’s international popularity high, the song Essence, was the first song by a Nigerian to rank on the music industry’s record chart, “The Billboard Hot 100”.
Peak Performance: The singer’s performance in “One Dance”, which was presented in association with Drake, settled at the top position in fifteen countries, and to our surprise, including the United States. The other countries included Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada. This was a great success for the collaborating stars.
Appearance: The public’s favorite singer appears in attire, which is reflecting both Nigerian culture and urban youth’s trends. He once pointed to Pharrell Williams (American singer, rapper, and record producer), his ideal in dress style. Being a popular figure, youth like their favorite style.
Awards: The singer was a nominee for many awards. The Grammy award for the best music video was awarded to Wizkid as leading work in “Brown Skin Girl”.
Among the African artists, he has achieved the maximum number of awards from the American BET Awards, Billboard Awards, MOBO Awards, iHeart Radio Music Awards, and Soul Train Awards. His performance got a place in Guinness World Records because he wrote of “On Dance”.
Another great appreciation of Wizikid’s performance was from New African’s Magazine when it placed him among the top hundred most influential personalities of Africa. The Apple Incorporation honored him as an artist of the year.
Bottom-line: The young Nigerian who settled many new trends and initiated new records, is not only popular in Africa, but also in other countries which hold a strong music industry of their own.