Despite being vaguely inactive on social media, Davido continues to trend across platforms. His brand manager Asa Asika disclosed that only he and CKay are Platinum-selling artists, and the music sensation has found himself on the trending list and in the conversations of many music-loving netizens’
Through His business/management Twitter account, ‘The Plug,’ Asika published the information. According to the Plug, the only solo acts with Platinum are Davido and CKay. CKay and Davido have platinum records for their songs “Love Nwantiti” and “FALL,” respectively.
Even though Die Hard Fans of Wizkid, who call themselves, Wizkid FC, reminded him that “Essence” has a Platinum, Asa did not remove the post. Many are saying that his reason may be because ‘Essence’ is a collaboration between Wizkid and Tems rather than merely Wizkid’s track, and as such, it would be disregarded in this context.
On January 13, 2023, CKay announced via his Twitter account that his song “Love Nwantiti” has gone four times platinum. One of the singles from CKay’s debut EP, “CKay The First,” was published in 2020, and it gained popularity on Tik Tok a year later before reaching an unparalleled degree of global fame.
France, India, and Portugal are just a few nations where “Love Nwantiti” peaked at number one on the charts.
The song has received over one billion listens on Spotify and YouTube, making it the most streamed Afrobeats track of all time.
In January 2022, “Love Nwantiti” achieved platinum status, and in September of that same year, it achieved double platinum status. In addition, the song “Love Nwantiti” set a record for the most units sold by an artist in the US by selling over 4 million copies, as Davido’s “Fall” had already been RIAA gold-certified at the time. “Fall” became platinum certified in January this year.