Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ Goes Gold In The UK


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Burna Boy’s popular song, ‘Ye’, has been certified Gold by BRIT certification in the UK.


Burna Boy | Credit: Instagram.

The song has made a little over four hundred thousand (400,000) unit sales in the United Kingdom. ‘Ye’ is the first song that made the Grammy award winner very popular outside Africa.

‘Ye’ became a miraculous hit after music lovers chanced upon it mistakenly while trying to stream American Rapper, Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ album. Many people expressed that music streaming platforms brought up Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ single instead of Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ album when they search for the song ‘Ye’.


But upon listening to it, they got to discover such a great artiste Burna Boy is. The African Giant leveraged his popularity afterward to make himself one of the most sought-after African artistes in the world at the moment.

‘Ye’ has won many awards including, Headies Awards’ Song of the Year 2018. It has over 150 million views on YouTube, over 100 million streams on Spotify, and millions of streams on other platforms.




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