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  • Updated: November 25, 2023

Ayra Starr's 'Rush' gets BRIT Gold Certification

Ayra Starr's 'Rush' gets BRIT Gold Certification

Ayra Starr's Grammy-nominated single 'Rush' has been certified gold by the British Record Industry Trust (BRIT) Awards.

This feat was announced in a tweet on X (formerly Twitter) by Mavin Records, under which Ayra Starr is signed.

The BRIT Awards celebrate the biggest successes in music and operate as a crucial platform to introduce and promote new music talents.

The hit single was certified gold by BRIT after it sold 400,000 units in the UK.

'Rush' has been warmly received nationally and internationally since its release in September 2022 from her debut studio album '19 & Dangerous'. It charted worldwide in 2023 after going viral on TikTok.

Ayra Starr's 'Rush' recently earned the artiste her first Grammy nomination at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards for Best African Music Performance.

In 2020, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy became the first Nigerian artist to get a certified silver album, 'African Giant' in the UK.

CKay set the record as the first Nigerian artist to have a song BRIT-certified platinum song after selling over 600,000 of his hit song 'Love Nwantiti' in 2022.

Also in 2023, Wizkid became the first African artiste to be awarded the BRIT Billion Award for achieving over one billion digital streams in the United Kingdom.

"Ayra Starr’s Grammy-nominated single; RUSH - is now #BRITcertified Gold," the Mavin Records handle tweeted.

See the tweet below:

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