Two weeks after Adekunle Gold released his sophomore album ‘About 30’, the wave making album has found it way to the 9th position on the Billboard Chart in the world album category.
The album; which was released on the 25th of May has received worldwide acclaim, with several music critics praising Adekunle’s new-found approach to his artistry; experimenting and exploring new sounds and courageously stepping out of his comfort zone to create the masterpiece.
‘About 30’ shares the top 10 spot in the World Albums category with other widely acclaimed music albums and soundtrack albums, including ‘Love Yourself: Tear’ by South Korean boy band BTS, ‘Lost Souls’ by Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt, Marvel’s hit ‘Black Panther: Original Motion Picture Score’, among others.
The 16-track album (two bonus tracks inclusive) will mark Adekunle Gold’s first debut on the Billboard chart, adding another commendable feat to his career. The singer has since taken to social media to share the news; writing “That’s ya boy on #9. Thank you guys. You did it. I didn’t. #About30”. Fans and fellow artists have equally used the medium to heartily congratulate him for the achievement.
‘About 30’ is a direct follow up to Adekunle’s 2016 debut album; ‘Gold’ – the album picks up from where ‘Gold’ left off; with the opening track starting at number 17; since ‘Gold’ ended at track 16.