Wizkid wins American songwriting award for Drake’s ‘One Dance’

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Nigerian singer, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, has won a songwriting award for his contribution to ‘One Dance’, the hugely successful 2016 song by Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham, Canadian rapper.

Wizkid on Thursday shared a picture of his plaque from The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

He added the caption: “This came in last night! Big up my bro @champagnepapi for letting me work on this!! More Drake x Wizkid on the way.”

ASCAP

The Starboy label boss was featured alongside Kayla on the record-breaking One Dance.

Asides being one of the highest-selling songs of 2016, One Dance spent ten weeks atop the Billboard charts and fifteen consecutive weeks topping the UK charts.

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One Dance is also the most streamed song in the history of Spotify, a music platform.

With over 880 million streams, the song surpassed the previous record-holder Lean On, a joint effort by Major Lazer and DJ Snake.

Hush Up The Silence, a slow-paced Caribbean-influenced song by Drake and Wizkid, recently leaked on the internet.

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