Davido has been at the top of the African music scene for over ten years. His music has introduced Afrobeats to listeners worldwide and won him numerous accolades. Davido’s unique style and infectious beats have captivated audiences, making him a trailblazer in the genre. His collaborations with international artists have further solidified his global influence and expanded the reach of Afrobeats beyond borders.
The Grammy-winning megastar finished a sold-out performance at Houston, Texas’ Toyota Arena, where he made the latest stop on his Timeless Tour’s American leg. Edward Pollard, a member of the Houston City Council, attended the concert on July 7, 2023, and declared that day to be Davido Day in the city. Pollard praised Davido’s electrifying performance and acknowledged his immense contribution to the music industry. The declaration of Davido Day further solidifies his status as a global icon and highlights his impact on fans worldwide.
The announcement was made by Sylvester Turner, the mayor of Houston City, in a letter that emphasized Davido’s significance as a superstar and his contributions to the music business through his top-charting songs. Mayor Sylvester Turner admired Davido’s ability to captivate audiences with his unique blend of Afrobeat and international influences. He also highlighted how Davido’s philanthropic efforts have positively impacted communities in Nigeria and abroad, making him a talented artist and a compassionate humanitarian.
Davido’s fourth studio album, “Timeless,” released on March 31, 2023, broke all major streaming platforms’ first-week African sales records. The album featured several top-charting songs, including the South African collaboration “Unavailable,” an Afrobeats song by Musa Keys that has achieved international success. “Unavailable” quickly became a fan favourite, topping music charts across Africa and gaining widespread recognition for its infectious beats and catchy lyrics. The song’s success further solidified Davido’s position as one of the leading figures in the global Afrobeats movement.