American-born Nigerian musician, Davido, known in real life as David Adedeji Adeleke, turns 28 years today, November 21, 2020.
Davido shot into the music limelight with 2011 with his song, Dami Duro.
At 28, Davido has amassed a fortune for himself and as part of the birthday celebration, we would like to take you some notable achievements of O.B.O.(Omo Baba Olowo).
Davido’s Awards and Records
Since he got into the music limelight, Davido has won several awards, including Musician Of The Year (Male) organized by City People Entertainment Awards, from 2012 to 2018, O.B.O has won 8 awards – Artiste of the year, Song of the year, Best Pop single amongst others
The Afropop artist’s smash hit “Fall” broke the record in 2017 as the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history.
In 2017, Davido won the Best African Act at the MOBO Awards and also became the first African act to perform live at the MOBO awards since its inception in 1996.
On June 24, 2018, Davido became the first African-based artist to have received his award on the BET Awards main stage.
Fans of Davido, have their fingers crossed as they wait for the AFRIMA 2019, with which Davido has been nominated for three categories – Artist of the Year, Best Male West Africa and Crossing Boundaries with Music Award.
The Afropop star in 2016, established his own record label called Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). The label has signed on artistes such as Dremo, Perruzi, Mayorkun, Idowest, to name a few.
He owns a mansion in Lekki worth N140 million and another in Atalanta, US. When it comes to cars, the musician has a collection, including a Porsche Carrera, a Bentley Bentayga, a Range Rover Sport, a Toyota Land Cruiser, and a Chevrolet Camaro GS, among others.
According to rating agencies, singer, songwriter, stage performer, Entertainer and a recording artist, Davido’s net worth of $26 million as of 2019.
As of the time of writing this article, Davido has a whopping 8.4 million followers on Twitter, 18.8 million followers on Instagram and over 2 million subscribers on YouTube.
Davido has to his credit four albums; Omo Baba Olowo (2012), Son of Mercy (2016), A Good Time (2019) and A Better Time (2020).
Davido has built an international career on songs about love and lust that have jointly amassed more than a billion streams globally and all and sundry anticipate his latest album ‘A Better Time’ won’t be different in terms of getting more streams.
Notable artists featured on the latest album are Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Young Thug, Nas, Lil Baby, and Hitboy, African stars like Sauti Sol, Mugeez and Sho Madjozi also got featured.
It’s worth noting that Davido’s latest Album had 100 million streams on YouTube, Spotify, Boomplay, audiomack and apple music in just three days after releasing on November 13, 2020.
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