Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, keeps reaching new heights, as his hit track, Joro, reached one million Shazams.
Shazam is an American application owned by Apple Inc. The application can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device.
Many users use the application to discover the title of songs they hear others play, and it is amazing to find out that the Nigerian act is one of the most searched for on the platform.
Taking to Twitter, Shazam revealed that Wizkid’s hit track ‘Joro’ – which was released in 2019 has reached one million Shazams.
— Shazam (@Shazam) December 22, 2020
This year has been one of wins for the Nigerian singer, he recently made it to Obama’s annual list of top songs in 2020 via a new Spotify playlist.
The former American president
took to social media to share his favourite songs of the year, while listing records like “Essence” by Wizkid featuring Tems.
Other song which were listed by the former president includes, “Repeat” by J.Hus featuring Koffee, “Damage” by H.E.R. and “Savage” (Remix) by Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé.
Obama also shared his thoughts on Twitter, he wrote; Here are some of my favourite songs of the year. As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to.”