Burna Boy and Fireboy DML dropped their fifth and sophomore albums about the same time. While Burna Boy tagged his album "Twice as Tall", Fireboy DML claimed to be supreme in "Apololo" album.
Burna Boy's fourth studio album "African Giant" indeed stood out for the Nigerian singer. The album amassed over a billion streams in a year making it the second Nigerian album to attain such height. He received appraisals in the world media while building a massive promotion for his fifth studio album co-produced by Diddy.
"Twice as Tall" is Burna Boy's response to losing the 62nd Grammy awards for World Album Category to Beninese Angelique Kidjo. He admitted feeling depressed which led to him bouncing back 'twice as tall'.
Fireboy DML returned with his second studio album few days after Burna dished out "Twice as Tall". He featured Olamide , Wande Coal and D Smoke on this body of work. The 17-track album has been voted by many to be a better album as compared to Burna Boy's "Twice as Tall". While many argue that Fireboy DML's "Apollo" album is original and melodic, others say it's vague and not as conscious as Burna Boy's album.
To save us the stress of arguing blindly, here are the numbers showing the full statistics between Burna Boy "Twice as Tall" album and Fireboy DML "Apollo" album.
Burna Boy "Twice as Tall" peaked at Number #1 on Billboard's World Album Chart
Fireboy DML "Apollo" peaked at Number #14 on Billboards's World Album Chart
Billboard Canadian Albums
Burna Boy "Twice as Tall' peaked at Number #19 on Billboard's Canadian Album Chart
Fireboy DML "Apollo" - not featured.2. iTunes
Fireboy DML "Apollo" album is the Number #1 album in iTunes Nigeria as of 3/9/2020 while Burna Boy's "Twice as Tall" sits at Number #17.
Burna Boy's album is still on charts in seven other countries including United States, Canada and UK.3. Apple Music
Burna Boy album is at Number # in five countries which include, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Dominica and Gambia and still charts in 58 other countries.
Fireboy DML album is at Number #2 in Nigeria and charts in 24 other countries including United States, Turkey and Canada.
Burna Boy album is at Number #1 for this weeks top albums with 40.6 million streams.
Fireboy DML album is at Number #2 for the weeks album charts with 27.8 million streams.
Between Burna Boy "Twice as Tall" album and Fireboy DML 'Apollo" album, who do you think has more numbers?
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