Nigerian superstar Davido’s hit single “IF” has emerged number one on the New York ‘Shazam’ chart for songs that listeners in the United States city have searched for.
Shazam is a very popular app used by millions around the globe to identify a song that is playing at the moment. The app also provides details such as the artist’s name and title of the particular song playing at the time. As at Thursday October 11, the song stands at number one on the Shazam’s chart above Lil Wayne’s hit ‘Uproar’, Travis Scott’s ‘Sicko Mode’ and ‘Backin It Up’ by Pardison Fontaine featuring Cardi B, among others.
This makes Davido the first Nigerian artist ever to be number one on the charts in the US .
Earlier in the year, he won the Best International Act trophy at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards winning the award ahead of Africa’s finest artistes. The superstar was also recently nominated, alongside Nigerian female music sensation Tiwa Savage for the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.