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Davido’s Timeless surpasses 450 million Spotify streams

Davido’s Timeless surpasses 450 million Spotify streams

Afrobeats superstar Davido’s fourth studio album, ‘Timeless,’ has surpassed 450 million streams on Spotify. This achievement marks a significant milestone for Davido and Afrobeats as the genre continues to break charts and streaming records.

This achievement follows another significant milestone in Davido’s personal life: his star-studded wedding to long-time girlfriend Chioma Rowland Adeleke just one week ago. The lavish ceremony, attended by numerous celebrities and high-profile figures, marked their love and commitment.

Released on March 31, 2024, ‘Timeless’ has become Davido’s most-streamed album on Spotify. It achieved opening day and week streams for a Nigerian album on the platform, demonstrating the global appetite for Davido’s music.

The album’s lead single, ‘Unavailable’ featuring Musa Keys, has played a pivotal role in this success, surpassing 100 million streams on Spotify. This accomplishment makes it the first lead song by Davido to reach this milestone.

‘Timeless’ has also produced several chart-topping hits, including ‘Feel,’ ‘Kante’ featuring Fave, and ‘No Competition’ featuring Asake. These tracks have contributed significantly to the album’s impressive streaming numbers.

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The album’s impact extends beyond commercial success, earning Davido three nominations at the 66th Grammy Awards. ‘Unavailable’ featuring Musa Keys was nominated for Best African Song Performance, ‘Feel’ for Best Global Song Performance, and ‘Timeless’ for Best Global Album. These nominations underscore the album’s critical acclaim and contribution to the global music landscape.

Davido’s cumulative streams across all credits on Spotify have now exceeded 2 billion, making him the sixth most-streamed Nigerian artist on the platform. He follows behind Wizkid (6.9 billion), Burna Boy (6.2 billion), Rema (3.6 billion), Tems (2.5 billion), and Ckay (2.2 billion), all of whom have played instrumental roles in propelling Afrobeats to the global stage.

Music experts worldwide have acknowledged Davido as a leading figure in Afrobeats and his impact on the genre’s growing influence on the international music scene. As Afrobeats continues to captivate audiences worldwide, artists like Davido are at the forefront of this musical revolution, breaking barriers and setting new standards for success.