Nigerian Wizkid’s video for his song Fever featuring fellow Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage as the love interest, has recorded over one million views on YouTube, 24 hours after its release.
Nigerian media reports that this record-breaking event has made Wizkid the first Nigerian singer to have two songs gathering one million views in 24 hours.
The 28-year-old first achieved the feat in 2017 with the video for his collaboration with American singer, Drake, titled One dance, and has shattered the same record one year after with Fever.
Also upon the release of Fever on YouTube, fans were shocked to see Tiwa Savage, who made an unexpected cameo in intimate scenes with Wizkid. Speculations about the true status of their rumoured relationship began to trend on social media, building conversations that translated to YouTube views.
While the frenzy went on, both Wizkid and Tiwa Savage went on their social media pages to profess their friendships, stating that they were simply best friends.
Fever is one of the only two solo singles Wizkid has released in 2018.The other, Master Groove, has no video yet.
Wizkid and Tiwa Savage have previously worked together 2015 on Bad from the album R.E.D and in 2017 on Ma Lo from the album Sugarcane.