Dream by Shatta Wale Hit Billboard Chart
For the second time in his career, multi-award winning reggae dancehall musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah, better known as Shatta Wale, has charted on Billboard.
Billboard is the world’s largest music chart, and it acknowledges songs from all around the globe that are performing very well in digital sales or other areas.
Shatta Wale’s single “Dream” debuted at number twenty-six on Billboard Canada’s digital music sales chart (26).
This is the second entry on Billboard, after his debut on the charts with his album “Reign.”
Shatta Wale has been trending on social media for the last week following his controversial remark about Nigerians not supporting African artists, and there has since been a social media battle between him and Grammy winner BurnaBoy.
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Shatta Wale, a Ghanaian musician, just debuted at #1 on the iTunes Reggae Charts in Canada, becoming the genre’s first African artist to do so.
Shatta Wale did it with “Dream,” a song from his chart-topping album “Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica.” Contractor’s Music is the executive producer of the Reggae Collector’s Edition.
In Canada, the song “Dream” reached #6 on the iTunes Singles Chart for all genres.
Shatta Wale is best known for his global smash song “Already,” which he co-wrote with Beyonce.
Tevino Productions/Top Braff produced Shatta Wale’s single “Dream.”Shatta Wale played a sold-out stadium concert in Accra, Ghana, on Christmas Day, sparking controversy by suggesting that Ghanaian musicians should be acknowledged as much as their Nigerian counterparts.