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Davido Beats African Celebrities To Set Another Instagram Record

Award-winning singer David Adeleke better known as Davido has set another record for himself as he becomes the first African celebrity to hit one million likes on a post on Instagram.

This feat comes after Davido became the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram and Twitter platforms.

The 30 billion gang crooner has now been the first African music celebrity to gather over one million likes on Instagram for a picture.


This platform understands that the singer had shared a photo of himself and his newborn , Adedeji David, whom he welcomed in the early hours of Sunday, October 20.

The picture has since then been trending and has gathered over a million likes on the Instagram platform.

Recall that he was ranked the richest Nigerian on Instagram , with his single post valued at over N26 million.

The Instagram Rich List 2019 by Hopper HQ 2019 also reveals that Davido stands at second position in Africa and occupies 38 positions on global rating.

He also earned some accolades for himself as he became the most viewed Nigerian artist on streaming platform, YouTube.

Davido had over 500 million views across all his uploads on the platform.

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His hit song, ‘Fall’ beats out Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ to become the most viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube in January, after which he became the first Nigerian artist to reach over 100 million views ahead of Yemi Alade and Tekno.

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