Nigerian music superstar and Sony Music/RCA Records act, David Adeleke, widely known as Davido, 2019 second studio album ” A Good Time ”, has hit the Gold & Platinum status based on the album CDs sales and streaming sales.
” A Good Time ” album by Davido went double platinum, “Risky” single off the album with Popcaan, went platinum while “Blow My Mind” of the album as well with Chris Brown also went double platinum in South Africa. According to the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA), for a single to be certified Platinum, it should have sold over 20,000 units which means that all of Davido’s album sold over 2 million copies.
Davido’s A Good Time album has gone Platinum in South Africa. Risky ft. Popcaan is Double Platinum, Blow My Mind ft. Chris Brown is Platinum. If is Diamond and Fall is Double Platinum in South Africa. pic.twitter.com/EuUVfr64Jt
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) February 10, 2020
I know we have one thing in common, all of us love Africa, all of us love African music and all of us are working as hard as we can to make sure we move the needle so the whole world knows who we are, why we’re here and what we stand for. But tonight, I’m standing next to a pioneer. A man who has gone ahead of all of us … I want to say Thank you and I want to give you something which is yours because you earned itand what tyhat is again is that we’ve come around full circle to say we have something else to give you tonight… A platinum album, a double platinum single and a platinum single… This is from us, we love you… we are proud of you and you are special to us.
Sean Watson is Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa.
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