Davido‘s 2017 hit single “If” has been certified Gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
The Afropop song which was released on February 17, 2017, has sold 500,000 copies in the U.S to earn the certification.
An excited Davido shared the news on his Twitter page:
“My 2nd Gold record !!! Oh God I am Grateful !! The Only two Afro beats solo singles to go Gold in the USA in Afro beats history !! God is good !!! MORE TO COME !”
“If” was certified diamond by the Recording Industry of South Africa, indicating shipments of 200,000 units. The music video for “If” was recorded in London; it was directed by Director Q and produced by Tunde Babalola. “If” won Best Pop Single and Song of the Year at The Headies 2018