Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy, has made history as the first-ever African artiste to secure a UK Number 1 album with his latest project, ‘I Told Them.’
Official Charts Company confirmed on Friday, September 1, 2023, that Burna Boy’s seventh studio album, ‘I Told Them,’ debuted at NO.1 this week on the UK albums chart.
The self-acclaimed ‘African Giant’ was presented with a plaque by the British record chart company in commemoration of his record.
“I told them! @burnaboy makes UK chart HISTORY today as he claims his first Number 1 album,” the company tweeted.
— Official Charts (@officialcharts) September 1, 2023
An excited Burna Boy quoted the tweet with the caption, “Let’s Have It! #ITOLDTHEM #ITOLDTHEMNUMBER1.”
The Port Harcourt-born singer’s last two projects, ‘Twice As Tall,’ and ‘Love Damini,’ peaked at Number 2 on the UK albums chart before his latest project finally saw him hit the top of the chart.