Davido, the world-famous Nigerian music star, is undoubtedly among the most accomplished Nigerian singers. He is also one of the world's most famous musicians.
David Adedeji Adeleke, the music star, is from Osun state but was born in the United States - Atlanta, Georgia, precisely.
Some of Davido's Most Promising Achievements As He Turns 30
Davido launched his career in 2011 after releasing several popular songs, such as Dami Duro, Ekuro, and Gobe.
Besides singing, Davido is known as a man of the people, a philanthropic artiste to those he knows and does not know.
This is why, as the artiste celebrates his 30th birthday, we will look back at some of his most famous achievements from the beginning of his career.
David has been referred to as the "King of Modern Afrobeats." The music artiste won the Next Rated Award in 2012 after releasing his second single, "Dami Duro," from his debut studio 2012 album Omo Baba Olowo.
The Nigerian star has received over 30 awards, including nine Headies, two BET awards, two Nigerian Entertainment awards, two MTV Africa music awards, two MTV Europe awards, and several others.
Davido broke the internet on November 17, 2021, after raising N250 million from friends and colleagues and donating it to orphanages. In addition, the musician challenged his friends and fans to deposit one million nairas into his bank account.
Davido posted on his Instagram and Twitter pages, "If u know I've given you a hit song.. send me money.... una know una selves o," challenging his friends to show him their love by sending money to the account number he provided.
He pulled a raise of 200 million nairas, adding 50 million nairas of his own money and establishing a panel to distribute the funds to Nigerian orphanage homes. Davido tweeted a copy of the statement with the caption, "we rise by lifting others."
During the Osun 2022 gubernatorial election, the "Stand Strong" singer campaigned for his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, who was running for governor. Davido was spotted storming every city in Osun state and drawing massive crowds, all to prove his support for his uncle.
In a viral video, the music star was spotted associating himself with thousands of Osun state indigenes. In addition, the pop star was seen riding a commercial motorcycle in a viral video. This action established him as "the people's man."
Davido is the first Nigerian artist to appear on a FIFA World Cup single. Davido was featured on the first released single of the multi-song Fifa World Cup in Qatar 2022 Official Soundtrack album, "Hayya Hayya (Better Together)," alongside (Trinidad Cardona and AISHA) in March 2022.
Most Shazamed in New York in 2018
Late in 2018, Davido's 2017 hit song 'Fall' became the most Shazamed song in New York. As a result, the artist gained more recognition in the United States. 'Fall' also charted in the United States on Billboard. And went on to become the longest-charting Nigerian song.