Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia

Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia…
Talk of a Nigerian music artiste breaking grunds in the World Music Scene Wizkid would pop up. He earlier made history at the 2021 NAACP Awards as the only Nigerian and African artiste with 2 NAACP Awards when ‘BLACK SKIN GIRL’ his 2019 collaboration with Beyonce won the Outstanding Music Video Category.



He earlier added his name to the list of Nigerian music artistes with a Grammy Award win on their carreer when the song won the Best Music Video Category at the 2021 Grammy Awards.



His latest achievement is receiving a GOLD Certification in Australia for his 2017 collaboration with Drake ‘COME CLOSER’. This means the song has sold 35,000 copies as shipped to retailers in Australia. For any record to be certified GOLD whether it is a released single, or an album it has to reach that mark as set out by Australian Recording Industry Association ( ARIA ).



Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia…
On receiving the certification plaque on behalf of Wizkid, his friend Dro took to his official Instagram handle @whereisdro and posted a photo of the plaque on his Insta Story with the following:


“Thanks to everyone involved! Platinum and Gold around the World. @wizkidayo @champagnepapi @only1sarz @_jada.”



Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia



Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia






The song ‘COME CLOSER’ featuring Drake released on the 31st day of March 2017, as one of the songs of his third studio album ‘SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER SIDE’, and his first album for international music company SONY RCA, stands out as his biggest song of all time. On release, it peaked at number 58 on the UK Singles Chart, 54 on Canadian Hot 100, and ended up being the biggest song in Africa as at the year 2017 winning the Song Of The Year Award at the prestigious African Music Awards ( AFRIMA ). It was also Certified GOLD in Canada and SILVER in Britain that year. In 2019, the song was Certified PLATINUM in Canada. September 2020 saw the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) certifying it GOLD in the US as it sold 500,000 shipped copies to retailers.



Wizkid Come Closer Gets Certified Gold In Australia…
From us here is congratulations to Wizkid, his team, and fans worldwide, as you keep taking African music to the greatest heights.
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