Davido’s ‘Timeless’ Surpasses 1 Billion Streams Across Major Platforms

Nigerian music sensation Davido has achieved a remarkable milestone with his fourth album, ‘Timeless,’ as it surpasses an impressive one billion streams across various major platforms. Released on March 31, 2023, the album received immense anticipation and excitement from fans, propelling it to break multiple streaming records across Spotify, Apple Music, Audiomack, YouTube, and Boomplay.

The resounding success of ‘Timeless’ is evident in the staggering streaming numbers it has amassed across these platforms. On Spotify, the album garnered an impressive 191 million streams, while Audiomack contributed 274 million streams. Boomplay witnessed 240 million streams, followed by YouTube with 123 million streams and Apple Music with 190 million streams, making it an extraordinary achievement for Davido and a testament to his widespread appeal.

The album’s popularity can be attributed to its standout tracks, with the hit single ‘Unavailable’ featuring Musa Keys gaining immense domestic and international success. The track’s captivating beats and infectious melodies have resonated with audiences worldwide, contributing significantly to the album’s overall success.

Davido’s ‘Timeless’ has not only made a significant impact on the charts but has also shattered records in the streaming world. The album holds the title for the most first-week streams for an album on Spotify Nigeria, YouTube Nigeria, Boomplay, and Audiomack. Additionally, it secured the record for the most first-week streams for an African album on Apple Music, further cementing its position as a global phenomenon.

The 17-track album features a diverse array of guest appearances, showcasing Davido’s ability to collaborate with a wide range of talented artists. Collaborators on ‘Timeless’ include Cavemen, Angelina Kidjo, DMW signees Logos Olori & Morravey, Afrobeats superstar Asake, South African stars Focalistic and Musa Keys, Jamaican sensation Dexta Daps, and British-Nigerian legendary rapper Skepta.

As a result of its undeniable commercial success and critical acclaim, ‘Timeless’ has emerged as the most commercially successful African album of 2023. It also secured the top spot on Pulse’s prestigious Top 10 Albums list for the first half of 2023, further solidifying its status as a game-changer in the African music industry.

Davido’s ‘Timeless’ has undoubtedly made a mark in the music world, transcending borders and cultural boundaries with its infectious melodies and captivating lyrics. The album’s billion-stream achievement is a testament to Davido’s talent, artistry, and global appeal, and it serves as a shining example of the power of African music on the international stage. As Davido continues to leave an indelible mark on the music landscape, fans eagerly anticipate what groundbreaking projects he has in store for the future.

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