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Entertainment of Wednesday, 21 September 2022

Source: thenationonlineng.net

Asake’s debut breaks record as first African album with biggest opening day

Ahmed Ololade aka Asake Ahmed Ololade aka Asake

Ahmed Ololade aka Asake has broken Apple Music’s record as the first African album with the biggest opening day.

This was confirmed by the streaming platform in a recent statement saying, “Asake had a record-breaking weekend on Apple Music with the release of his debut album, ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe.’ Upon its release, the album broke the record for the biggest opening day for an African album in Apple Music history.”

The streaming platform further noted that the ‘Mr. Money With the Vibe’ album also broke the record for the biggest opening three days for an African album in Apple Music history.

Upon the album’s release, Asake launched nine songs to the Global Daily Top 100.

It was further stated that the album reached Number One on the Top Albums Chart in 31 countries worldwide, including Nigeria, the U.K., and Ireland.

Songs off also reached the Daily Top 100 in 60 countries worldwide, including 26 where they reached the top 10 while some other songs reached Number One in 14 countries worldwide.