CKay becomes best-selling African singer in USA with ‘Love Nwantiti’

By Adegboyega Adeleye | Vanguard

Afrobeats sensational superstar, Chukwuka Ekweani popularly known as CKay, has earned another recognition in his stellar career.

The talented singer, songwriter, and producer has reportedly been named the best-selling African artiste in the United States of America (USA) after his record-breaking international hit song ‘Love Nwantiti’ earned over 1.6 million dollars in 2022 — which is the largest amount ever achieved by an African artiste.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) declared ‘Love Nwantiti’ platinum after it sold more than a million copies in the US alone is the first song to achieve such a milestone and it has earned over 550 million on-demand streams in the USA.

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On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, CKay confirmed the latest achievement on his social media page after he retweeted the honourary post.

The post said: “@ckay_yo’s “Love Nwantiti” was the #47 best-selling song of 2022 in the USA.

“It becomes the 1st ever African song to achieve the milestone raking in over $1.6 million in 2022.

 “It has earned over 550 million on-demand streams in the USA.”

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