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Wizkid Postpones ‘Made In Lagos’ Canada Tour Indefinitely

By Oreoritse Tariemi
19 January 2022   |   5:41 pm
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…

Wizkid | Image: Prince Gyasi for GQ

Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour. 

The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned. 

The post reads, “Due to existing and public health measures being introduced by the Canadian Government, I will no longer be able to perform my Canadian shows in January. I’m looking forward to returning as soon as possible.”

In July, Wizkid announced dates for his Made in Lagos tour of North American countries; the United States and Canada.

Released in October 2020, Made In Lagos has received international recognition. Barely one year since its release, the album hit one billion streams across all streaming platforms.

Essence off the album featuring Tems made history as the first Nigerian song on the Billboard Hot 100; and Global 200 music chart in July.

The remix of the single featuring Justin Bieber sits at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard world digital song sales chart.

Made In Lagos debuted number two on the world album chart and spent a total of 41 weeks on the chart. It is also the first African album to debut on the Spotify Global Album chart at the top ten position.