Nigerian and Grammy award winning singer, Damini Ogulu professionally known as Burna Boy has had his song join the growing list of Nigerian records to be Gold certified in the U.S. Burna Boy’s single “Ye” has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA in a list that includes ‘If’, and ‘Fall’, by Davido as well as ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid. His Mother and Manager, Mrs Bose Ogulu disclosed this on her IG handle @thenamix.
With this new feat added to his outstanding international achievement, ‘Ye’ has become the fastest Nigerian song to be certified ‘Gold’ by RIAA. In the U.S, the RIAA awards certification is based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets. A Gold record is a single or album that sells 500,000 units (records, tapes or compact discs). “Ye” was released on August 6, 2018, as the sixth single from his third studio album “Outside.” The song was produced by Nigerian record producer Phantom. It peaked at number 26 and 31 on Billboard’s Billboard Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop and R&B/Hip-hop Airplay charts, respectively
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