Wizkid’s “Essence” feat. Tems & Justin Bieber Makes History as Nigeria’s 1st Top 10 Song on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

Wizkid’s “Essence” feat. Tems & Justin Bieber Makes History as Nigeria’s 1st Top 10 Song on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

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Grammy award-winning Afrobeats singer, Wizkid has smashed another record with the remix of his summer hit “Essence” featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, as is it becomes the first Nigerian song to reach the top 10 in Billboard Hot 100 chart history.

“Essence” hit the number 10 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in its fourteenth week of release, earning Wizkid his first Hot 100 Top 10 song as a lead artist, and his second Hot 100 top 10 as a featured artist alongside Kyla on Canadian singer Drake‘s “One Dance“.

This comes a few days after the initial release, “Essence” featuring Tems became the first African song to go platinum in the United States, following the sales of 1 billion units in just 10 months of its release.

This video of Wizkid and Tems being presented with their platinum plaques for “Essence” is everything!

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