Nigerian singer, Wizkid’s global hit song Essence has become the most searched song on Shazam in the United States, shortly after the remix with Justin Bieber was released.
Essence becomes the first African song to achieve the feat on US Shazam and further establishes Wizkid‘s crossover status. Shazam announced this themselves via their Twitter page on Monday, the 30th of August 2021.
Announcing the new achievement of his song Essence, Shazam congratulated the singer via a tweet on their page. The announced that the song which recently got a remix treatment by American popstar, Justin Bieber had become the most shamazed song in the country. The Essence remix also made it to Wizkid’s deluxe version of the Made in Lagos album. They wrote;
“Big congrats to @wizkidayo!!
#Essence is now the most Shazamed song in the United States “