Burna Boy becomes first Nigerian artist with certified silver album in UK

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Nigerian superstar, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a has become first Nigerian artist with a certified silver album, “African Giant” .

renowned singer, who said he was so excited over achievement, took Instagram page @burnaboygram announce news fans and also expressed everyone that supported him.



“Shouts my brudda Stormzy and everyone that supports us. Go stream `REAL LIFE’ now,” he wrote.

A silver certification the means an album has sold 60, 000 copies.

This came after news that ‘Own It’ by Stormzy featuring and Ed Sheeran, has a two- platinum certification for selling 600,000 copies.

June 4, it was announced that ‘Be Honest’, the 2019 single by British singer, Jorja Smith featuring Grammy nominee, has been certified platinum in France.


Burna Boy had accepted a gold plaque for 2018 single “ The Low’’. The gold plaque is for selling 100,000 (or more) copies.

A gold plaque can also be handed to an artist, whose single has been streamed 15 times in the country, thus 15 streams of a single in France is equivalent to 100,000 pure sales.

Burna Boy is a multi-awarding Nigerian Afro-Pop singer, whose sound inspired by Nigerian legend Fela Kuti.


He got his breakthrough in 2012 with his hit single such as to Party off his debut album ‘L.I.F.E’ released in 2013.

Burna Boy in 2017, signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the U. . and Warner Music Group internationally.

He released his first major-label backed album ‘Outside’ in 2018.

The artist immense contribution to the industry coupled with his numerous songs has made him outstanding.