Davido Breaks World Record With ‘Timeless’ Album
Afrobeats artiste, David Adeleke, known as Davido, has broken a world record with his newly released album ‘Timeless’.
Apple Music on Monday disclosed that “The Nigerian superstar’s #Timeless had the most first-day streams for an African album on Apple Music.”
.@davido is breaking global records. 🇳🇬
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) April 3, 2023
Davido announced the release of the new album to his large online following last Friday.
He took the opportunity to thank all of his supporters as well as those who contributed to the completion of ‘Timeless’ while also reflecting on his life’s journey from his last album to this one.
‘Timeless’, the 17- track album has garnered great engagement since its release. The album features some of the best in the music industry, the likes of Fave, Asake, Cavemen, Skepta, Angelique Kidjo, Musa Keys and Dexta Daps.
The reactions of Davido’s fans to the teaser affirmed the anticipation for the new album. On the day of its release, Timeless recorded 1 million streams in less than six hours.
Since its release on the 31st March, ‘Timeless’ recorded 1 million streams in less than six hours and inched up in its streak to 5 million streams in about 16 hours after its arrival, making it the first album to achieve this new and historic feat on Boomplay.
The album is still trending.