In 2018, the Governor of Minnesota, USA, Mark Dayton declared October 6th of every year as Wizkid Day, citing several historic feats achieved by the Nigerian singer across the world.

Today is World Wizkid Day, a special day set aside to celebrate the legacy of Nigerian Grammy award-winner Wizkid

For this reason, his fans worldwide are observing this special day on social media as they eulogize him and put his music repertoire on repeat. See some of the tweets below;

Wizkid recently augmented his legendary status following his inclusion in Billboard’s list as one of the music stars that are shaping global music contemporarily.

Billboard took to its official Instagram page to name some of the great stars of modern-day music and the Nigerian Afrobeat powerhouse, whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun proudly made the list.

The criteria for selection which was published on its website, consists of artistes’ who have songs that made Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Exclusive US Charts.

Among some of the leading artistes mention alongside Wizkid are rapper, Lil Nas X and singer, Black Pink.

Billboard shared photos of the stars and wrote;

”In their first year, the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Excl. U.S. charts have included more than 1,300 songs by over 800 artists from 50+ countries.

Take a deep dive into the artists, countries and trends that are shaping the global music scene + revisit every global No. 1 hit of the past year at the link in bio.”

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