Wizkid’s “Essence” Is Now The Most Shazamed Song in the United States

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The song “Essence” by Nigerian Afrobeats artist WizKid, taken from his album “Made in Lagos “, which he released a deluxe edition on August 27, 2021. has now made history as the most “shazamed” song in the United States..

The music recognition platform shared the news on social media, while congratulating the Nigerian Singer. This is indeed a proud moment for Wizkid, as he has now achieved another big performance outside Nigeria and Africa.

Just recently, popular music recognition platform, Shazam, took to social media to announce that the singer’s song “Essence” from the album “Made in Lagos” featuring Nigerian singer Tems, has made history as the most “Shazamed” song in the United States. The app, which is used to identify music and TV shows by listening to a short clip of their audio, posted a photo of Wizkid with the caption, “A big congrats to WizKid!!! #Essence is now the most Shazamed song in the US”.


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The news excited many Nigerians and fans of the music star, who took to social media, to congratulate the singer, also wishing him all the best in his future endeavors. “Big Wiz does things Big Wiz. My GOAT for a reason,” said Lekan. “WizKid, we never doubted my brother,” said Dazzy. Naira. “The king of Afrobeats is making history right before our eyes,” agreed Henry. “So proud of Masha Allah,” said Zinny.

A remix released earlier this month with Canadian artist Justin Bieber has also added to its popularity. In addition, “Essence” was included in the top 30 songs of former U.S. President Barack Obama for 2020. As a reminder, Wizkid has just sold out his night at the O2 in London, UK, where he is highly anticipated on November 28.