Grammy award winner and Starboy Entertainment boss, has achieved a remarkable milestone by receiving a BRIT award for achieving one billion streams in the United Kingdom (UK).
The renowned Afrobeats artist, currently in London following his highly successful sold-out show at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 29th, was presented with the prestigious BRIT Billion Award in person.
This award recognizes Wizkid as the first African artist in history to reach one billion career streams in the UK. The BRIT Awards made this announcement on their official Twitter page on July 31st, accompanied by a photo of Wizkid proudly posing with his award.
It’s a huge achievement for the ‘Essence’ singer, for the award means his music has a significant impact and a good amount of reach (one billion streams!) in the UK.
The statement read: ‘It’s one billion UK streams for @wizkidayo, who was presented with his BRIT Billion Award while in London for his incredible show at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’.
See the post below:
— BRIT Awards (@BRITs) July 31, 2023