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Entertainment of Tuesday, 12 July 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Top 5 longest-charting Nigerian Albums on the Billboard World Albums Chart

Nigerian singers Wizkid, Ckay, Fela Kuti, Burna Boy and Davido Nigerian singers Wizkid, Ckay, Fela Kuti, Burna Boy and Davido

Nigerian music has always been a force to reckon with which is why it has always made a debut on the Billboard Charts, one of such charts is the Billboard World Albums Chart .

Here's a complied list of the top 5 albums that have spent the longest time on the Billboard World Music Albums Charts.

1. Made In Lagos- Wizkid

Wizkid's Made in Lagos' broke the record by spending a total of 86 weeks on the Billboard World Albums Charts so far.

It reached the peak position of number 1 for 7 weeks since it entered the chart in 2020.

The starboy himself has debuted just 2 albums on the World Album Chart namely; "Made In Lagos" for 86 weeks and "Sounds From The Other Side", for 4 weeks.

2. The Best Of The Black President - Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti's 'The Best Of The Black President" spent a total of 45 weeks on the Billboard World Album Chart and the second-highest number of weeks spent by any Nigerian artiste.

He has debuted a total of 8 albums on the Billboard World Album Chart namely; "The Best Of The Black President" for 45 Weeks, "O.D.O.O." for 7 weeks, "Fela: Vinyl Box Set 4 Compiled By Erykah Badu" for 2 Weeks, "Open & Close", "Vinyl Box Set #1", "Live In Detroit 1986", "Fela: The Best Of The Black President 2", "Finding Fela (Soundtrack)", for 1 week respectively.

3 Ckay The First - Ckay

Following the massive success of "Love Nwantiti", "Ckay The First" has spent a total of 40 weeks on the Billboard World Album Chart and attained a peak position of number 3 since the album's debut on the chart on October 5, 2021.

4. African Giant - Burna Boy

Burna Boy's fourth studio album, "African Giant", spent 36 weeks on the Billboard World Albums Chart, with it's peak position at number 6.

He has debuted 2 albums on the Chart namely; "African Giant", 36 weeks and "Twice As Tall", 12 weeks.

5. A Good Time - Davido

Davido's debut album, "A Good Time", released in 2019 spent a total of 25 weeks on the Billboard World Albums Chart, with a peak position at number 6.

He has debuted a total of 3 albums on the chart, namely, "A Good Time", 25 weeks, "A Better Time", 2 weeks and "Son Of Mercy (EP)", for 1 week.

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