NOMINEE FOR “BEST AFROBEATS” AT THIS YEAR’S MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS
[New York, NY – August 11, 2023] Today, global superstar Davido releases the first of a string of remixes to his massive summer hit “UNAVAILABLE.” Taking what Spotify declared a “Song Of The Summer,” Davido calls on the expertise of dynamic DJ trio Major Lazer for an electro twist to his afrobeat club banger, which currently stands as the first Afrobeats track to exceed over 50 million streams on Spotify in 2023. Listen HERE
Multi-platinum-selling Nigerian superstar Davido, and the momentum surrounding his latest album Timeless extends beyond album sales and chart success. Davido’s record-breaking achievements on Apple Music have set a new benchmark for African artists. Timeless holds the prestigious title of being the biggest African album in Apple Music history, captivating audiences worldwide with its first-day streaming records. Additionally, Davido made history by dominating Apple Music’s Global Daily Top 100 with a groundbreaking nine simultaneous African songs. Timeless also reached an extraordinary #2 position on Apple Music’s US Albums chart, making it the highest-charting African album to date. This week, Davido was announced as a “Best Afrobeats” nominee at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards for “UNAVAILABLE” ft. Musa Keys.
In 2023, Davido has cemented his position as a global force within music. The American born, Nigerian raised Afrobeat icon Davido’s has amassed over +3 billion streams and over +1 billion video views across his 11-year career. The most followed Afrobeat artist across social media, Davido has been a forerunner in connecting the world to Afrobeats. Today’s “Unavailable” remix announcement only adds to his cultural leadership which is expected to reach new heights this fall with the announcement of Davido’s upcoming A.W.A.Y Festival (November 18th) in Atlanta. Conceived to promote and foster cultural exportation and collaboration between Africa and the world, the A.W.A.Y Festival promises to bring fans the best in African music, art and culture.
Earning over 30 awards and nominations internationally including this year’s 2023 MTV VMA Award Nomination, in addition to his previous accolades such as MTV’s EMA for “Best African Act” and “Best International Act,” two MTV Africa Music Awards, a BET Award for “Best African Act” and “Best International Act” (2018), two Nigerian Teen Choice Awards for “Top Featured Artist” and “Choice Male Artist” and more. With all his success, Davido’s global impact only continues to grow.
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