Afro-pop star, Wizkid, has achieved another landmark with his 2017 song, Come Closer, which features Canadian superstar, Drake. The song has been certified platinum in the UK and gold in Australia. His new achievement comes shortly after the iconic singer bagged a Grammy Award.
TheNewsGuru reports that Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album.
According to the BRITS Certified Awards website, songs are awarded platinum status when they achieve 600,000 units of sales. The records are awarded the gold status for 400,000 units and silver for 200,000 units, but this would be based on Official Charts Company data.
Leandro Hidalgo, who is the mixing engineer for the song, Come Closer, took to his Instagram account to show off a plaque for the achievement.
In the same vein, a tweet from Africa Facts Zone revealed the latest feat achieved by Wizkid.
The tweet read, “Wizkid’s Come Closer ft. Drake has gone Platinum (600,000 sales) in the UK and Gold (35,000 sales) in Australia.”