Wizkid’s 2017 single, Come Closer ft Drake has become the first Nigerian song to get Canadian Platinum Certification after selling 80,000 unit in the country and also stands tall as the most successful and best selling song from a Nigerian artist.
This becomes Wizkid’s second single to attain the feet in Canada after Drake’s One Dance where he was a featured artist alongside Kyla, but his first as a lead artist.
He is the only Nigerian artist in history to gain this achievement while still boosting of having the highest number of Gold Certifications in Canada, 6.
The official handle of Canadian certifications shared the news on their tweeter handle.
A step further, this feet makes Come Closer the most successful and best selling song from a Nigerian artist that has ever lived, having sold;
- Gold in the United States of America after selling 500,000 units
- Silver in the United Kingdom after selling 200,000 units
- Platinum in Canada after selling 80,000 units.
Wizkid is the most certified Nigerian artist in history having sold 23 million units worldwide via certifications.