Artist Information for Davido

Davido Artist Image

Name: Davido

Followers: 4,952,329

Monthly Listeners: 7,972,830

Top Cities:

  • Lagos, NG (657,787 listeners)
  • Abuja, NG (267,485 listeners)
  • London, GB (229,381 listeners)
  • Port Harcourt, NG (216,551 listeners)
  • Nairobi, KE (147,530 listeners)

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Biography:
Nigerian vocalist/producer Davido blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop for a sound that's equal parts intriguing and infectious. He quickly grew from club-ready early songs to charting tracks and features from big names like Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown on his 2020 album A Better Time, which cracked the Billboard 200. His fourth LP, 2023's Timeless, continued his successful run and featured star guests like Angélique Kidjo and Skepta. Davido was born David Adedeji Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1992. His interest in music began while attending Oakwood University in his late teens, and he started making his own beats and investigating music production. He dropped out of school and began pursuing music full-time, relocating to Lagos, Nigeria, and releasing his debut single, "Back When," in 2011. The single received some attention for its mix of clubby production, high-energy vocals, and Afro-pop rhythms, and was followed shortly by second single "Dami Duro." Work began on his debut album, Omo Baba Olowo, which was released in 2012 and produced a plethora of singles. Success came quickly for Davido, and he sated his fans with a string of new tracks released over the next several years while he was working on his follow-up LP, The Baddest, which was still unreleased as of 2023. Between 2013 and 2017, singles like "Gobe," "Aye," and "Pere" (among many others) piled up, sometimes featuring collaborations with bigger-name rappers like Meek Mill or Young Thug. Between albums, Davido also inked a deal with RCA. More stand-alone tracks followed until 2019, when second album A Good Time arrived, featuring guest appearances from A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Peruzzi, Popcaan, Chris Brown, Summer Walker, Gunna, and other stars from around the world, and did well both commercially and with critics. Davido quickly followed the next year with his third effort, A Better Time. The album was a similarly star-studded affair, with guest spots from Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby, Sauti Sol, and many others on Davido's bright and catchy R&B-infused Afro-pop. A Better Time also fared well commercially, peaking at number four on Billboard's World Albums chart and breaking into the pop charts as well. Late the following year, Davido used to his celebrity status to launch an online fundraising campaign to support Nigerian orphanages. He was also in the midst of recording his fourth album, a sprawling 17-track affair that mixed amapiano with myriad other styles from highlife to konto and ragga. When it was released in March 2023, Timeless featured Davido's now-customary guest list of stars with features from Angélique Kidjo, Skepta, Asake, Focalistic, and others. ~ Fred Thomas, Rovi


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Top 10 Albums

Flora My Flawa Album Image Flora My Flawa
Label: Sony Music Entertainment International Limited
Release Date: 2018-02-12
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Twe Twe Album Image Twe Twe
Label: FlyBoy INC / EMPIRE
Release Date: 2024-01-25
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
The Code Album Image The Code
Label: Hulivo
Release Date: 2021-02-04
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Boom Bang (with Davido) Album Image Boom Bang (with Davido)
Label: Ineffable Records
Release Date: 2021-06-29
Track Count: 4
Total Play Count: 0
Assurance Album Image Assurance
Label: Urban Legend
Release Date: 2018-05-05
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Love Cycle (Remix) [feat. Davido] Album Image Love Cycle (Remix) [feat. Davido]
Label: Highbridge the Label / Atlantic Records
Release Date: 2021-03-25
Track Count: 2
Total Play Count: 0
Somebody Baby Album Image Somebody Baby
Label: Davido Music Worldwide
Release Date: 2021-03-26
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Pere (feat. Rae Sremmurd & Young Thug) Album Image Pere (feat. Rae Sremmurd & Young Thug)
Label: Sony Music Entertainment International Limited
Release Date: 2017-07-28
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Peace of Mind (Remix) Album Image Peace of Mind (Remix)
Label: Mastermind Artists
Release Date: 2019-07-26
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0
Migrate Album Image Migrate
Label: Obama Music WorldWide
Release Date: 2021-08-27
Track Count: 1
Total Play Count: 0

Top 10 Tracks

UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 156,713,602
Duration: 02:49
UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 156,713,602
Duration: 02:49
UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 155,592,764
Duration: 02:49
UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 155,592,764
Duration: 02:49
UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 155,592,764
Duration: 02:49
UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) Track Image UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys)
Playcount: 155,592,764
Duration: 02:49
Fall Track Image Fall
Playcount: 102,454,995
Duration: 04:00
Fall Track Image Fall
Playcount: 102,454,995
Duration: 04:00
Sensational (feat. Davido & Lojay) Track Image Sensational (feat. Davido & Lojay)
Playcount: 72,030,620
Duration: 03:51
Sensational (feat. Davido & Lojay) Track Image Sensational (feat. Davido & Lojay)
Playcount: 72,030,620
Duration: 03:51

Top 10 Collaborating Artists (Tracks)

Peruzzi Artist Image Peruzzi
Collaborations: 24
Mr Eazi Artist Image Mr Eazi
Collaborations: 16
Chris Brown Artist Image Chris Brown
Collaborations: 16
Musa Keys Artist Image Musa Keys
Collaborations: 14
Mayorkun Artist Image Mayorkun
Collaborations: 11
Olamide Artist Image Olamide
Collaborations: 11
Zlatan Artist Image Zlatan
Collaborations: 10
B-RED Artist Image B-RED
Collaborations: 9
A Boogie Wit da Hoodie Artist Image A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
Collaborations: 8
Riton Artist Image Riton
Collaborations: 8