‘People’ By Libianca Makes Debut On Billboard Hot 100 Chart
Cameroonian-The American singer Labianca has entered the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time.
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
The international success of Libianca’s song ‘People’ surprised the globe. The R&B song depicting the day-to-day struggles of a person who gives more than she receives has become the first Afrobeats crossover single of 2023.
Libianca debuted No. 91 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her debut single, ‘People’. This makes it the second Afrobeats song on the chart, the first being ‘Calm Down’ by Rema, which has attained a new African record of No. 5 position.
Since its release, Libianca’s people have been impressed in Nigeria, where a remix with Omah Lay and Ayra Starr has been released. Additionally, it has achieved international success, including a remix with American musical star Becky G.
“People” retain the record for the highest-charting African song on the UK Official Singles Chart, peaking at No. 2.
The song’s accomplishments are evidence of its quality, which distinguished it and made it resonate with audiences. She is only the third female main African artist to appear on the Billboard Hot 100, following Ghana’s Amaarae and Nigeria’s international sensation Tems.
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