Nigerian Afrobeat superstar, Burna Boy has recorded another milestone as his hit single ‘Last Last’ has surpassed a million units in sales in the United States.
According to news published by a reputable chart news platform, Chart data, Burna Boy has just become the first Nigerian artist with two RIAA platinum plaques as a lead artist.
.@burnaboy becomes the first African artist to earn two solo @RIAA Platinum singles. pic.twitter.com/cIFE4yDlJU
— chart data (@chartdata) March 9, 2023
This follows after Burna’s ‘Last Last’ received an RIAA platinum plaque after it surpassed a million copies in sales in the US.
The hit single was released in 2022 as one of the lead singles off Burna Boy’s 6th album, ‘Love, Damini’. The single quickly became an international smash hit, spending multiple weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at NO. 44.
‘Last Last’ international acclaim has seen it exceed a million units in sales in the United States, positioning Burna Boy for his second RIAA platinum plaque after his 2018 smash hit, ‘YE’.
With ‘Last Last’ getting a platinum plaque, Burna Boy has just made history for Afrobeats and mainstream music.
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