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Davido’s Contribution to Establishing Afrobeats on the Global Stage

In 2011, Davido unleashed the single ‘Dami Duro,’ a track that quickly gained widespread popularity and dominated the African music scene.

His 2017 release, “Fall,” achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first Nigerian song to attain Gold certification in the United States 📀.

At the 2018 BET Awards, Davido secured the title of Best International Act, marking a groundbreaking moment as the first African artist to receive this honor on the main stage.

In 2019, Davido achieved another remarkable feat by becoming the inaugural solo African headliner to sell out The O2 Arena 🏟️.

Davido’s involvement in creating and performing the 2022 FIFA World Cup anthem, “Hayya Hayya,” added a sports dimension to his diverse accomplishments, culminating with a performance at the final in Qatar ⚽️.

In 2022, Davido introduced his own festival, “Are We African Yet,” and is set to make a return to Atlanta on November 18 this year.

The release of his 2023 album, ‘Timeless,’ marked a historic moment as it set a new record for the most streamed African album in a single day on Apple Music 🎧.

Davido’s moniker, ‘001,’ serves as a testament to his trailblazing contributions in the dynamic world of Afrobeats.