BRITHOPTV: [News] Skepta (@Skepta) – ‘Konnichiwa’ Goes Silver | #Grime Music #MusicNews

Skepta (@Skepta) – ‘Konnichiwa’ Goes Silver

BRITHOPTV: [News] Skepta (@Skepta) - ‘Konnichiwa’ Goes Silver | #Grime Music #MusicNews

Boy Better Know’s Skepta has been issued plaques in respect of his fourth-studio album, ‘Konnichiwa’ being certified Silver by the BPI.

Released on May, 6 2016, ‘Konnichiwa’ was one of the most highly-anticipated albums of the last two years. The album immediately made an impact  on its release, selling over 15,000 units  in its first day, and going to the No #1 in the Official Midweek Album Chart.

After one week of  sales, ‘Konnichiwa’ was unable to maintain the No. #1 position on the album chart, but  secured the No. #2 spot with sales of 35,065 units.  The album continued to perform well in the following five weeks, and was certified silver by the BPI on June 17,2016  (6th week in the chart).

Skepta Konichiwa Silver Plaque Picture

Receiving positive reviews all across the board, ‘Konnichiwa’ marks a breakthrough moment for Skepta, with the album earning him a Mercury, and Rated Award nominations, and the BET Award for ‘Best International Act’ (UK).   The success of the album was proceeded by two big singles; ‘That’s Not Me Ft. Jme’, and ‘Shutdown’ which have  both been certified silver with the equivalent of over 200,000 units sold.

2016 is without doubt a massive year for the Tottenham MC/ Producer, who has strong chance of winning ‘Artist Of Year’ for a second year in a row at this year’s #RatedAwards.

Congratulations Skepta


Skepta Konnichiwa

1st September 2016

w/c 29th August 2016

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