Afrobeat guru, David Adeleke aka Davido has received a plaque for his 2017 hit song ‘Fall’.
The song got certified Gold in France in November 2022 after having garnered 15 million streams and sold 100,000 units.
It was until recently that Davido and his DMW crew visited the Sony Music office to accept the Gold certification plaque that was produced for each of them.
Similarly, ‘Fall’ has been certified Gold in Canada and the United States in 2020. It is also the first Nigerian song to be get a hold certification in the US.
‘Fall’ was released as the second single from Davido’s second studio album, ‘A Good Time’ (2019). The song was produced by Nigerian record producer Kiddominant.
According to Rolling Stone magazine, “Fall” was one of the top-100-most-Shazam-searched singles in America in January 2019, and was a top-10 record on Shazam in New York.
In February 2019, “Fall” became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history. It was ranked at number 163 on Pitchfork’s list of the 200 Best Songs of the 2010s.
As of August 2021, “Fall” has received over 60 million streams on Spotify, and has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).