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“Afrobeats Benevolent King” – Rolling Stone
“Davido’s undeniable charisma” – The Guardian
“Afrobeats star” – NME
[March 30, 2023 – New York, NY] Today, international superstar Davido is back with his highly anticipated fourth studio album Timelessvia Sony Music U.K./RCA Records.
Listen to Timeless HERE.
Timeless sees Davido bringing together the sounds that have shaped his 11-year career so far. While homing in on his Afrobeats foundations with tracks such as “Feel,” “Godfather” and “Precision;” childhood influences of R&B and Rap can be heard across “In the Garden Ft. Morravey,” “Bop Ft. Dexta Daps” and “U (Juju) Ft. Skepta;” and with nods to Amapiano on “Unavailable Ft. Musa Keys” and hit single “Champion Sound Ft. Focalistic.” Other features across the 17-track project include Angelique Kidjo, Asake, The Cavemenand Logos Olori.
For the Platinum selling, multi-award-winning star, Timeless is his first studio release since his critically acclaimed 2020 project A Better Time. Throughout this time, Davido has continued to deliver hit singles. 2021 saw star collaborations including his remix of Focalistic’s breakthrough Amapiano single “Ke Star,” as well as Afrobeat anthem “High” with Adekunle Gold. 2022 was an even more momentous year with singles “WATAWI,” “Electricity,” “Stand Strong (9+)” and Davido’s feature across the lead single from the FIFA Official World Cup Soundtrack, “Hayya Hayya (Better Together),” which he performed at the 2022 World Cup closing ceremony.
Davido describing Timeless: “’Timeless’ is a body of work that goes beyond fashion and trends it’s an authentic body of work that remains true to my core as an artist- using my music to bring joy to my fans across the world. The songs you hear today will be just as relevant tomorrow, that’s why it’s TIMELESS.”
01. OVER DEM
03. IN THE GARDEN Ft. Morravey
05. UNAVAILABLE Ft. Musa Keys
06. BOP Ft. Dexta Daps
07. E PAIN ME
10. KANTE Ft. Fave
11. NA MONEY Ft. The Cavemen & Angelique Kidjo
12. U (JUJU) Ft. Skepta
13. NO COMPETITION Ft. Asake
14. PICASSO Ft. Logos Olori
15. FOR THE ROAD
17. Champion Sound Ft. Focalistic
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Davido (born David Adedeji Adeleke) has cemented his position as a global force within music. The American born, Nigerian raised Afrobeats icon Davido’s has amassed over 2 billion streams and over 1 billion video views across his 11-year career. The most followed Afrobeats artist across social media, Davido has been a forerunner in connecting the world to Afrobeats and vice versa. Breaking records in 2019 with hit singles “If”, “Fall”, “FIA”, the tracks marked the beginning of the adoption of Afrobeats Stateside, and saw the artist pick up awards and nominations accordingly.
A global superstar, in 2022 Davido was handpicked by FIFA to lead their 2022 World Cup Soundtrack “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)”. Career milestones have also included two sold out shows at London’s O2 Arena, headlining AfroNation around the globe and closing the 2022 World Cup with a performance seen by over 250 million viewers. His third studio album, 2020’s A Better Time, the critically acclaimed follow up to his 1.2 billion streaming 2019 release A Good Time.
Earning 30 awards and nominations internationally including the MOBO for ‘Best African Act’, the MTV EMA for ‘Best African Act’ and ‘Best International Act’, two MTV Africa Music Awards, a BET Awards for ‘Best African Act’ and ‘Best International Act’ (2018), two Nigerian Teen Choice Awards for ‘Top Featured Artist’ and ‘Choice Male Artist’, Davido global impact is unmatched.