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5 Things Wizkid Achieved to make Afrobeats Global : Number 3 really made Nigerian Music popular.

Wizkid is one of the biggest stars and has been at the top of the game ever since he broke into the industry in 2010. Wizkid has shaped the Afrobeats genre to suit world wide reception and standard. His effect on international collaborations cannot be overlooked because his impact is largely felt.

Wizkid has lots of achievements but we've been able to narrow them to a few so you can be informed. Here they are;

1. Wizkid’s Azonto was ranked 3rd, on Top 8 Non-American Summer Songs of 2013. He was the only African on the list.

2. Wizkid's second studio album, "Ayo" remains the best selling album on Nigeria Itune chart till date. It has been on top 10 since it was released 6 years ago.

3. Wizkid's Azonto was ranked as the 8th biggest foreign summer song in USA in 2013 by former US social news website, FeedBuzz (competitor of BuzzFeed then).

4. Wizkid was the youngest Nigeria artist to win the African artist of the year award at the 2011 mobo award. He did this 2 years after his break through to the music industry.

5. Wizkid superstar Album holds the record of best selling Debut Afrobeat album ever.

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylized as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He began recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.

Do you think Wizkid is the saviour of Afrobeats? Drop comments below.

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