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Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ gets silver certification in the UK

Wizkid named artist of the year by Apple Music. (Apple Music)

On Saturday, January 15, 2021, Nigerian superstar, Wizkid made another mark in the entertainment world as this time, his Grammy-nominated album, ‘Made In Lagos’ gets certified Silver in the United Kingdom.

Silver certification is attained when an album hits sales exceeding 60,000 in physical sales equivalent. This marks Wizkid’s second certification in the UK, as a lead artist.

‘Essence,’ Wizkid’s international hit, also got certified Gold in the UK. The Gold certification comes when sales exceed 400,000 units. It marked Wizkid’s third Gold certification as a lead artist.

‘Essence’ also went back up to No. 21 on last week’s Billboard Hot 100.

Writing by Muzha Kucha