Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran’s “Peru” Has Charted in Different Calendar Years, Only the Second Single Ever to Achieve This Feat

by Ayomide Oriowo

Jan 10, 2023, 10:11:26 AM

Chart rankings on the Official Nigeria Top 100 are based on weighted formula incorporating audio and video streams within Nigeria, as well as airplay on radio and satellite TV in the country. It is the first and only standard music chart in Nigeria, providing comprehensive music activity including the official No. 1 song in Nigeria

“Peru” re-enters this week’s Nigeria Top 100 at No. 99 becoming the second single to enter an aggregate chart in three different calendar years.

“Peru” (as the OG version) peaked at No. 3 on the defunct TurnTable Top 50, ending the 2021 as the 8th biggest song in Nigeria. However, following the release of the remix with Ed Sheeran; it rose to No. 1 on the Nigeria Top 100. It spent four weeks atop the chart and ended the year as the 9th biggest song in the country.

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