The single ‘Ye’ by Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy, has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His Mother and Manager, Mrs Bose Ogulu disclose this on her IG handle @thenamix.
With this new feat added to his outstanding international achievement, ‘Ye’ becomes the fastest Nigerian song to be certified ‘Gold’ by RIAA.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Burnaboy’s song joins the growing list of Nigerian records to be Gold certified in the U.S.
The list includes ‘If’, and ‘Fall’, by Davido as well as ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid have all previously achieved the massive feat.
In the US, the RIAA awards certification is based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
A Gold record is a single or album that sells 500,000 units (records, tapes or compact discs).