Jerusalema breaks yet another international record, it Goes Platinum In Italy
Master KG has dominated the local headlines over the past few months, and it’s only been for the proper reasons. Since the discharge of his hit single “Jerusalema” the talented DJ has gone from strength to strength to realize what many Mzansi musicians could only dream of.
His accomplishments have surpassed expectations in South Africa, Africa, and abroad, despite musicians around the world being held back by COVID-19, Master KG managed to rise in particular of that.
His latest achievement, which he shared on his Twitter account is nothing in need of amazing. A song reaching platinum status in Mzansi won’t be the simplest thing but when it reaches platinum status in another country, including Europe, it’s definitely an enormous deal.
The Tweet, when translated from Italian reads;
“Everyone dances Jerusalema 9 million posts on Instagram 100 million views on YouTube 130 million contents on TikTok are just a few of the numbers of the success of the summer hit which today wins the Platinum certification #Fimiaward”
This achievement is yet one more addition to the various, that Jerusalem has achieved, this further cements the song into the history books. Here are Master KG & Nomcebo’s fans sharing in on the thrill.
— T.S 🇿🇦 (@tyrezembongwa) August 31, 2020
Well done to you @MasterKGsa and @Nomcebozikode for such an inspiring success. This is a testament to many young people out there that when you work hard, surround yourself with right people and believe in yourself then you can make it regardless of where you come from. Hustle✌
— Sipho Dzimba (@SiphoDzimba28) September 1, 2020
Keep flying the South African flag high @MasterKGsa, 🙏🏾😭😭❤❤❤ we are so proud of you. 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦
— Linda Nkosi (@iamlindankosi) August 31, 2020
As usual South Africans had nothing but love and admiration for the 2 artists and the way proud they’re to be fellow citizens. This achievement comes on the rear of a set of other “Jerusalema” milestones, here they’re below.
1) Five days ago Jerusalema reaches 100 million views and therefore the whole country can not help but stan, an area record for any artist in such a brief space of your time .
2) “Jerusalema” Remix feat Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy, reaches Gold status and 150 million streams, within a month of being released.
3) July 31st, Shazaam confirms that “Jerusalema” is that the biggest record within the world, with Master KG being the most-Shazamed in South Africa , Nigeria, France, Italy and Zambia.
4) Minister Nathi Mthethwa, bestows the honour of Ambassadors to the planet on Master KG & Nomcebo, for his or her contribution to Arts & Culture and promoting Mzansi to the planet .
5) To top it all off, Master KG deservedly gifted himself with a fresh BMW sportscar, this German machine is well deserved considering that he achieved quite most artists could dream of within such a brief space of your time and through such difficult circumstances.
Se lo merita, BIGUP Master KG. Wanitwa mosi. pic.twitter.com/pASlCaoEoe
— THISWA (@Powerpt21) August 31, 2020
Do you think Master KG deserves Legendary status, we sure do?