• 6 BEST THINGS THAT HAPPEND IN MUSIC THIS WEEK

Davido sets multiple records on various charts, Headies Announce Nominations for upcoming award show, "Hiphop" tops Youtube NG and Omah Lay with his best week yet on Youtube NG.

DAVIDO replaces himself with the No. 1 song in the country for consecutive weeks, this week "The Best" replaces "Holy Ground"

"The Best" replaces "Holy Ground" at No. 1 after the former replaced "FEM" making Davido the first artiste to replace themselves at No. 1. He has led the Chart for three consecutive weeks, songs to have led the Turntable Top 50:

  • “Ginger” Wizkid featuring Burna Boy (1 week)
  • “FEM” Davido (1 week)
  • “Holy Ground” Davido featuring Nicki Minaj (1 week)
  • “The Best” Davido featuring Mayorkun (1 week)

OMAH LAY becomes the first artist with three different leaders on the Triller Chart and sets a new high for himself on Youtube NG.

Omah Lay's "Godly" debuts at No. 1 on the Turntable Triller Chart Nigeria, his third No. 1 and first to debut at No. 1 on the platform. He also records his biggest week yet on Youtube NG following the release of WHAT HAVE WE DONE, the artiste records 493,000 views during the tracking week. The artiste has enjoyed a stellar run in 2020 and that continues with the release of What Have We Done. This is enough to put the artiste in the top 3, behind only Davido and Wizkid this week.

LAYCON and DESHINOR Leads Youtube NG top songs this week

"Hiphop" leads this week’s YouTube NG Top Songs with just two days of tracking. “Hiphop” off Laycon’s Who is Laycon EP records 348,000 views on YouTube NG in just two days. The official video of the song was released on Wednesday, November 25 giving it just two days of tracking in the week (the tracking week begins Friday, November 20 and ends Thursday, November 26). It is the first leader for both artiste on the platform as well as the second time ever the song would appear in the Top 100.

Headies Nominations are in and Fireboy DML leads with Eight (8) overall

The Nominations of the upcoming Headies Awards are in and Fireboy DML got 8 nominations which is the highest for any artiste. The categories include;

  • BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR – “DREAMER”
  • BEST R&B ALBUM – “LAUGHTER TEARS AND GOOSEBUMPS”
  • BEST POP ALBUM – “APOLLO”
  • BEST R&B SINGLE – “TATTOO”
  • HEADIES REVELATION
  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR – “APOLLO”
  • HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICE
  • SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR – “DREAMER”

Burna Boy and Wizkid also got 7 nominations each, Davido got 6 nominations to his name, Simi and Wurld got 5 nominations each, new boy Omah Lay got 4 nominations, Tiwa Savage also got 3 nominations to her name. Falz is the most nominated rapper with 4 nods.

New Nomination Categories at the Headies Award

The Headies Award, after years of consideration have added two new nomination categories;

  • SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
  • BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

Davido sets new Airplay Chart Record

Davido sets new record on Top Airplay Chart after “The Best” moved up the No.1. The artistes is the first to have three different songs at No. 1 on the Chart

  • “Betty Butter,” 2 weeks at No. 1
  • “FEM,” 9 weeks at No. 1
  • “The Best,” 1 week*
  • indicates the current No.1 song.

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