The pop song “Essence” from the “Made in Lagos” album by Nigerian popstar, Wizkid is now the most Shazamed song in the United States according to the music search company.
They made this known through their Twitter page –
Big congrats to @wizkidayo!!
#Essence is now the most Shazamed song in the United States https://t.co/6swZKjAam9
The Nigerian popstar recently did a remix of the song with Justin Bieber, which has helped shoot up the song to a large number of American audience.
The ultra sensual song was released on October 30th, 2020 as the 11th track from Wizkid’s “Made in Lagos” album. The song features Nigerian popstar, Tems who co-wrote the piece. It was produced by P2J and Legendury Beatz.
“Essence” is the first ever Nigerian song to enter the Billboard Hot 100. The song has also been a big mainstay in the Billboard Global category since it’s debut.
Watch Essence Video