Nigerian superstar, Davido’s 2017 hit single, ‘If’ has been certified Gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America.
‘If’ is the fifth track off the singer’s 2019 hit debut album “A Good Time.”
Davido shared the news on social media, writing: “My 2nd Gold record !!! Oh God I am Grateful !! The Only two Afro beats solo singles to go Gold in the USA in Afro beats history !! God is good !!! “
It’s the second time the superstar’s solo single is getting a gold certification in the USA after his hit track ‘Fall’ went gold in May 2020.
Released in 2017, ‘Fall’ started climbing Billboard Digital Songs Chart and Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs two years later, peaking in the top 40 and top 20 of both charts respectively.
In the US, the Gold certification is used to commemorate a body of work or single for moving 500,000 or an equivalent of it, due to the streaming era.