Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling superstar Wizkid’s upcoming performance at The Roundhouse in London will be available to stream on Apple Music in over 165 countries later this Fall. Apple Music is inviting Wizkid fans in the London area the opportunity to attend the live taping of this can’t miss one-off performance by registering for free tickets via this link.
Wizkid will be the latest artist to take the stage for Apple Music Live, the live performance series on Apple Music giving the biggest stars in music a global platform to connect with audiences around the world. Launched this Spring, Apple Music Live has previously featured exclusive live streamed performances from global superstars Harry Styles, Lil Durk, Mary J Blige, and Luke Combs.
“Apple Music has always been a supporter of my career and a major tool in connecting me with my fans,” said Wizkid. “Collaborating with them on something like this is special. I’m excited to debut new music from my forthcoming album ‘More Love, Less Ego’ and share my Apple Music Live show with fans across the world.”
Earlier this month, Wizkid released a new single ‘Bad To Me’ from his highly-anticipated forthcoming album via Starboy/Sony Music International/RCA Records. Produced by Wizkid’s longtime producerP2J (whose credits also include Beyoncé, Doja Cat and Burna Boy), the single is a declaration of lust in its purest form; sultry vibes over a percussive beat that only continues to add to the ongoing tension.
Across Apple Music, the Nigerian singer-songwriter has reached new heights as the first African solo artist to break the Global Daily top 10 with ‘Essence’ (featuring Tems) reaching #9 on the Global Daily Top 100 in the Summer of 2020. The October 2020 album ‘Made in Lagos’ has served as a breakthrough release for Wizkid, with the album ranked within the Top 10 albums streamed in the first week of release across 8 countries in Africa (Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Benin, Sierra Leone, and Rwanda), and helped spur his growth in countries outside of Africa. All told, Wizkid has reached the Daily Top 100 in 112 countries worldwide and his songs have appeared on major Apple Music editorial playlists including Today’s Hits, R&B Now and Afrobeats Hits. Wizkid scored his first US #1 on Shazam as a lead artist last year with ‘Essence’ spending two consecutive weeks at the top of the chart. His feature on ‘One Dance’ by Drake, ranks as one of the most-Shazamed songs of all time (#43) with over seventeen million Shazams.