‘Essence’ by Wizkid beats KiDi’s ‘Touch It’

Wikid has added another international award to his numerous list of accolades.

The Afrobeats star during the fourth night of the NAACP Image Awards’ virtual ceremonies on Thursday, won the Oustanding International Song Award.

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He beat KiDi who was the only Ghanaian nominated for this year’s NAACP, Omah Lay, Fireboy DML and Tiwa Savage to win the award.

This was KiDi’s first international award nomination.

His song ‘Touch it’ had pushed him into global recognition pushing his popularity and monthly listeners on Spotify.

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The success of the tune on TikTok is mind-blowing. ‘Touch It’ related videos on the social media platform have surpassed 250 million.

On the official UK Afrobeats chart, the song peaked at #7. A few weeks after the release of the song, it started charting in 51 countries on Spotify and 49 countries on Apple Music including India, Costa Rica, Columbia, and the Netherlands.

The music video for the monster hit currently has over 17 million views on YouTube.


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Source myjoyonline.com