Grasp KG makes historical past as first African artist to prime Shazam World Chart


Grasp KG has made historical past by turning into the primary African artist to prime the Shazam World Chart along with his smash hit Jerusalema that includes Nomcebo Zikode.

The American music-identification software owned by Apple Inc confirmed to Sowetan that not solely did Grasp KG prime the chart, however it was additionally a history-making feat as no African artist has ever topped the Shazam World Chart.

“It means lots to me. It validates the trail I’m on. It means the world is transferring to Jerusalema they usually wish to know extra in regards to the track and the artists behind it,” Grasp KG, whose actual title is Kgaogelo Moagi, informed Sowetan.

“It’s a giant deal to me and Nomcebo. It’s blessings on prime of blessings. God is wonderful.”

In line with the newest information breakdown by Shazam, Jerusalema spent 18 consecutive weeks on the chart earlier than climbing to No. 1.

Moreover, the track has charted in 35 international locations on Shazam, reaching the highest spot in 9 of them – SA, France, Italy, Romania, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Bulgaria and the Netherlands.

The track has been most Shazamed  in France, Italy, Nigeria, SA and Romania.