Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ certified Gold in the U. S., sets new Nigerian record

Grammy award- singer, Burna Boy’s single “Ye” has been certified Gold by the Recording Association of America (RIAA).

 reports that Burnaboy’s song joins the growing list of Nigerian records to be Gold certified in the

The list includes  ‘If’, and ‘Fall’, by Davido as well as ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid have all previously achieved the massive feat.

In the , 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).

NAN reports that “Ye” was released on 6, 2018, as the sixth single from his third studio album “Outside.”

The song was produced by Nigerian record producer Phantom.

peaked at number 26 and 31 on Billboard’s BillboardMainstream R&B/Hip-Hop and R&B/Hip-hop Airplay charts, respectively.

“Ye” won Song of the and Listener’s Choice at the 2019Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.

also won Song of the and was nominated for Pop Single and Recording of the at The Headies 2019. (NAN)