BillBoard top 5 positions for Naija Albums

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With ‘Twice As Tall,’ Burna Boy created a replacement peak for Nigerian artists on an equivalent charts. On August 24, 2020, it had been announced that Nigerian singer, Burna Boy’s new album, ‘Twice As Tall’ had debuted at No. 54 on the Billboard 200 charts for the week ending August 21, 2020.
With it, Burna Boy created a replacement peak for Nigerian artists on an equivalent charts. This then got Pulse Nigeria asking; what are the opposite Nigerian albums to possess charted on the Billboard 200? We were ready to find five and here they are;

5) Sunny Ade – Juju Music
Year of release: 1982

Label: Mango/Island Records

Weeks on the chart: 29

Peak: 111 [September 17, 1983]
When the album was released, it had been described by The ny Times because the week’s best new danceroom music . At the time, Sunny Ade was two years faraway from being touted to be the replacement for Marley .

4) WIzkid – Sounds From the opposite Side
Year of release: 2017

Label: Starboy/RCA UK

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak: 107 [August 5, 2017
Wizkid’s crossover had been given a huge jolt by his production, writing and have credits of Drake’s 2016 No. 1 single, ‘One Dance.’ Thus Wizkid immediately followed it up with an album that was called an EP at the time. The crossover didn’t quite pan out as we’d hoped but we’ll always have this moment.

3) Burna Boy – African Giant
Year of release: 2019

Label: Spaceship/Bad Habit/Atlantic/Warner

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak position: 104 [August 10, 2019]

In 2019, Burna Boy quickly followed his well-received Outside album with African Giant – named after his infamous rant at the organizers of Coachella. The Grammy-nominated album was celebrated as a refreshing development from Africa.
2) King Sunny Ade – Syncro System
Year of release: 1983

Label: Mango/Island Records

Weeks on the chart: 7

Peak position: 91 [September 24, 1983]
In the week of September 3, 1983, the Billboard 200 charts was topped by Synchrocity – an album by The Police. A band that might soon be joined by British singer, Sting. At No. 2 was Thriller by Jackson . Then, a touch known Nigerian referred to as King Sunny Ade saw his album, Synchro System climb 30 places from No. 139 to No. 109 on the charts.

That same week, his other album, Juju Music was at No. 116 on the charts. subsequent week, the album then climbed another nine places to chart at No. 98 on the Billboard 200 – then referred to as Billboard Pop Charts. Juju Music climbed to No. 113 that very same week too. subsequent week, Synchro System charted at No. 93 then subsequent week, it peaked at No. 91.
1) Burna Boy – Twice As Tall
Year of release: 2020

Label: Spaceship/Bad Habit/Atlantic/Warner

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak position: 54 [August 24, 2020]

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