Today happens to be the birthday of Wizkid, the Nigerian superstar and Grammy Award-winning singer. Wizkid whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was born on 16 July 1990, and so far his name is known professionally as Wizkid, Wizzy, Starboy, and recently changed to "Big Wiz." Wizkid is a singer and songwriter and he has received several international music awards and nominations.
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Wizkid officially turns 31 years old today and has achieved a lot since he began his music career at an early age. However, in this article, we talk about 3 things Wizkid has achieved recently as he turns 31 years old below;
1. Grammy Award
As he turns 31 years old today being July 16, Wizkid has been recognized as a Grammy Award winner. He won this award from the Beyonce song which he was featured, titled "Brown Skin Girl", therefore turning 31 years old, he has achieved a Grammy Award in his music career making him becoming among the top 4 Nigerian music artists to win a Grammy Award.
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2. Billboard 100 Chart
Wizkid has returned to the Billboard 100 Chart after two years. He returns to the Billboard Hot 100 after a two-year absence and for the first time as the sole lead artist on his song as #Essence debuts on the July 17 chart. This is a great one for Wizkid as he is celebrating 31 years in the ground style today.
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3. "Essence" Song Sales
His song "Essence" featuring Tems top the United States digital sales by a great percentage in the year 2021, and the song also made it to former US President the person of Barack Obama‘s Best Songs of 2020.
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However, in my opinion, these are 3 things Wizkid has achieved recently as he turns 31 years old.
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