Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ hits ninth on Billboard Top 100:

Wizkid, Tems and Justin Bieber: The Essence remix hits 9th on Billboard 100

Wizkid, Tems and Justin Bieber: Essence remix hits 9th on Billboard 100
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The hit song ‘Essence’ by Nigeria’s Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid, featuring Tems, on Tuesday moved up to ninth on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Essence entered the Top 10 of the chart last week making Wizkid the first African artist ever to have a song in the Top 10 Billboard chart.

Lil Nas and Jack Harlow topped the chart as “Stay” by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber moved to second while “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes is third on the chart.

‘Bad Habits’ by Ed Sheeran, Drake, featuring Future and Young Thug ‘Way 2 Sexy’ and ‘Good 4 U’’ by Olivia Rodrigo were rated fourth, fifth and sixth on the chart.

‘Kiss me More’ by Doja Cat featuring. SZA , ‘Levitating’ by Dua Lipa, ‘Essence’ Wizkid featuring Tems and Justin Bieber are the other songs occupying the seventh, eighth and ninth positions.

Shiver by Ed Sheeran is number 10 on the chart.

Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard rating in the United States for songs published weekly by Billboard Magazine.

Chart rankings are based on sales, both physical and digital, radio play and online streaming in the U.S.

A new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by Billboard every Tuesday of the week.

Wizkid’s Essence ft tems & Justin Bieber has also maintained its #1 Spot for the 12th Week on Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart.

It is the first time an African song will stay at the peak for so long.