Wizkid’s Essence earns an RIAA Platinum plaque


Nigeria’s Wizkid has hit another feat with his mega hit song ‘Essence’ featuring Tems. Exceeding over four million units in sales in the United States, the hit song has earned an RIAA platinum plaque.


Since its release in 2020, ‘Essence’ featuring Tems has enjoyed commercial success, especially in the United States where it peaked at NO. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 courtesy of the Justin Bieber remix.


Tagged the greatest song in the history of music by Kanye West, ‘Essence’, won Collaboration of the Year at the 2021 BET Awards and was nominated for the 64th Grammys for Best Global Song Performance.