Burna Boy is sure having a good time as his latest album, African Giant has become the highest-ranking African album ever on UK music chat.
The highly acclaimed album debuted at number 16 on the UK albums chart.
The debut was announced by Official charts through their official Twitter account.
Burna Boy's African Giant debuted at
#12 on Dutch Albums Chart.
#13 on Billboard World Chart.
#16 on UK Albums Chart.
#33 on Canadian Albums Chart.
#58 on Belgian Albums Ultratop Flanders, #98 on Ultratop Wallonia.
#80 on Irish Albums Chart.
#104 on Billboard 200. pic.twitter.com/VExufIR6Q8
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) August 6, 2019
The Official Charts, which are compiled by the Official Charts Company, tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the UK, separating them into the ‘Official Singles Chart’ and the ‘Official Albums Chart’.
‘African Giant’ also debuted at number 104 on ‘Billboard’s 200’ chart, solidifying his global recognition.
Burna Boy performed at Coachella in April alongside Mr Eazi and subsequently named his album ‘African Giant’.
Aside from winning the most awards at the 2019 Soundcity awards, Burna Boy also won the BET ‘Best International Act’ award in June.