Thames set a new record by becoming the first and only Nigerian artist to achieve this in the United States.
Singer and performer Thames has set a new record for Nigerian female artists as she became the first and only Nigerian to achieve an unimaginable feat with her single “Free Mind”.
Tems ‘Free Mind’ has been certified gold by the RIAA in the US after the hit single has sold over 500,000 units in the US alone. The hit song, which was released on September 25, 2020, went worldwide with the song currently being hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2022. It also peaked at number one on the Billboard US Afrobeats chart and debuted on the Billboard US Hot R & Songs B/Hip-Hop and Billboard US Rhythmic.
This is not Tems’ first RIAA certification as it has also been recognized for its contribution to the collaboration; Both “Essence” and “Wait For U” have received platinum certifications from the RIAA.
Congratulations to the talented singer.
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