Nigerian superstar Wizkid has retained the top spot on the UK’s Official Afrobeats Chart with the hit song, ‘Ginger’.
The Burna Boy-assisted song has now spent two weeks at number one and 12 weeks on the chart.
Starboy’s other song on the chart, ‘Essense’ featuring alt-RnB singer Tems, also saw another week at no. 2. Both songs are off Wizkid’s acclaimed and record-breaking album, Made in Lagos.
A slew of songs by Nigerian artists make up the top 10, including ‘Loading’ by Olamide and Bad Boy Timz, ‘Jowo’ by Davido, and ‘Damn’ and ‘Godly’ by Omah Lay.
The UK Afrobeats Singles Chart is a record chart compiled in the United Kingdom by the Official Charts Company (OCC) to determine the 20 most popular singles in the Afrobeats genre.
Understood to be one of the world’s first official charts for the genre, the Chart is compiled using UK sales and streaming data from over 9,000 outlets, incorporating audio and video streams, downloads and physical sales.