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Davido’s “IF” Ranks Number One On New York’s Shazam




Nigerian singer Davido’s hit single “IF” has emerged number one on the New York ‘Shazam’, a popular app used by millions of music lovers around the world every month to identify a song that is playing at each moment.

Users of the app can view details such as the artist’s name and title of the particular song playing at the time.

Davido’s “If” as at Thursday, October 11 beat Lil Wayne’s hit ‘Uproar’, Travis Scott’s ‘Sicko Mode’ and ‘Backin It Up’ by Pardison Fontaine featuring Cardi B, to stand at the top.

This makes Davido the first Nigerian artist ever to be number one on the charts in the US .

In a swift reaction, elated Davido took to his Instagram page to express delight over the report.

He wrote: “We got the most Shazam song in New York!!! Its Lit!!”

“My old records Just breaking , imagine what the new ones will do !”

Earlier in the year, he won the Best International Act trophy at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

The “Assurance Crooner” 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.

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