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Fireboy DML Receives Brit Gold Certification For Peru Remix with Ed-Sheeran

Nigerian singer Fireboy DML has received a gold certificate plaque after selling over 400,000 units of the remix of his hit song ‘Peru’ featuring international singer,  Ed-Sheeran.

The remix for ‘Peru’ was released in Nigeria and in the international market on December 24, 2021. The song was certified Gold in the United Kingdom barely three months after it dropped, March 4, 2022.

Following the official declaration of the song as certified gold, Fireboy DML took delivery of the plaque on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

The BRIT Certified Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards Programme recognizes and celebrates the commercial success of music recordings and videos released in the UK.

Fireboy DML has also been recognized by Billboard with an award for his achievements for the month of March 2022.

He was awarded as the Billboard R&B / Hip Hop Rookie Of The Month for the month of March 2022 after a successful run in his career.

In an interview with the publishing media outfit Billboard via zoom, Fireboy stated:

“It’s surreal, honestly, watching myself grow into making a song with my inspiration. It was the moment I realized, ‘Yo, you’re actually doing something great, I consider him like the greatest Afrobeats artist, to me. He brought something that was missing in Afrobeats for a while. He brought soul. And for that, I will always give him that respect.”

Fireboy’s hit sensation ‘Peru,’ led to his first debut on the Billboard Hot 100 charts with its peak at number 57. The song hit a new peak of No. 5 on the Hot R&B Songs chart and No. 10 on Rhythmic Airplay this week, and it has accumulated 58.9 million U.S. streams to date, according to Luminate.

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