Nigerian megastar, Davido has set a new record on Apple Music with his latest album, ‘Timeless’.
This was revealed on April 3, 2023, in a tweet by the official handle of Apple Music.
.@davido is breaking global records. 🇳🇬
The Nigerian superstar's #Timeless had the most first-day streams ever for an African album on Apple Music. https://t.co/MgTzsN3OBN pic.twitter.com/dn2lFkjt9D
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) April 3, 2023
The highly anticipated 17-track album came off the back of a rare quiet moment from the award-winning artist, who has made a name for himself as Africa’s most formidable hitmaker.
Meanwhile, Davido has already broken several first-day records across Boomplay, Spotify, and Apple Music charts across the world with the album charting in 102 countries, reaching number 26, and reaching a new African peak of number 2 in the United States.
‘Timeless’ broke the all-time record for the biggest debut week by any album on Spotify Nigeria in its first day of release ‘Timeless’ tallied 4.91 million streams on March 31; surpassing the previous record debut week total of 4.89M by Burna Boy’s, ‘Love Damini.’
‘Timeless’ also broke the record for the biggest first-day streams on Boomplay. Its 7.25 million streams on opening day surpasses the previously set record by Burna Boy’s, ‘Love, Damini’ (3.38M).