Nigeria singer Wizkid Makes History In Canada As His Song ‘Come Closer’ Featuring Drake Goes Platinum


Fans of Wizkid are jubilating as their music heavyweight is currently basking in joy as he becomes the only Nigerian artiste to go Platinum twice in Canada.

The singer whose real name is Ayo Balogun, made the big announcement during midnight hours of Friday, January 15 via his official news and fan page on Instagram.

The hit song ‘Come Closer’ which had a global collaboration from Canadian rapper Drake was certified Platinum on January 13 after the song garnered over 80,000 unit sales in Canada.

Making the announcement, Wizkid’s fan page wrote, “NEWS 🎉 @wizkidayo’s “Come Closer” featuring @drake is now certified platinum in Canada for sales of 80,000+ units! 🇨🇦

“This is Wizkid’s second song to go platinum or higher — first as lead. He’s the first and only Nigerian artist to go platinum in Canada (2x). Our first certification of the year! 🥳”


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