Global superstar and Afrobeats icon Davido has set a new record on Apple Music with his latest album “Timeless”.
He released ‘Timeless’ on March 31, 2023 and got the whole music industry buzzing.
Davido’s ‘Timeless’ has set a new record for the first-day streams of African albums on Apple Music. This was revealed on April 3, 2023, in a tweet by the official handle of Apple Music.
.@davido is breaking global records. 🇳🇬
The Nigerian superstar’s #Timeless had the most first-day streams ever for an African album on Apple Music. https://t.co/MgTzsN3OBN pic.twitter.com/dn2lFkjt9D
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) April 3, 2023
Davido has already broken several first-day records across Boomplay, Spotify, and Apple music charts across the world with the album charting in 102 countries, reaching number 26, and reaching a new African peak of number 2 in the United States.
‘Timeless’ broke the all-time record for the biggest debut week by any album on Spotify Nigeria in its first day of release ‘Timeless’ tallied 4.91 million streams on March 31; surpassing the previous record debut week total of 4.89M by Burna Boy‘s “Love, Damini”.
The album also broke the record for the biggest first-day streams on Boomplay. — Its 7.25M streams on opening day surpasses the previously set record by Burna Boy’s ‘Love, Damini’ (3.38M).
With ‘Timeless’, Davido shatters the record set by sensational Nigerian hitmaker Asake with his debut album “Mr. Money With the Vibes”.