According to reports, the global hit song “Love Nwantiti” by Nigerian icon Ckay has been chosen as the best-selling African song in the United States of America for the coming year 2022.
Today, January 11, 2023, a tweet made this information public. The tweet claims that in 2022, Ckay’s sales of “Love Nwantiti” in the United States alone brought in approximately $1.6 million.
“Love Nwantiti” by @ckay yo was the #47 best-selling song in the USA in 2022.— When it earns over $1.6 MILLION in 2022, it becomes the first African song to ever reach the milestone, according to the post.
.@ckay_yo's “Love Nwantiti” was the #47 best-selling song of 2022 in the USA 🇺🇸.
— It becomes the the 1st ever African song to achieve the milestone raking in over $1.6 MILLION in 2022. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/BfYO8TMoEE
— 𝐛𝐨𝐲𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞 ♥ (@Boyfriend_ville) January 11, 2023
Ckay is now the second-most listened Afrobeats artist on Spotify thanks to the success of “Love Nwantiti,” which got one billion Spotify listens overall. On YouTube, the song has gotten over 200 million views.