Hot Number! Sarkodie’s New Album ‘Highest’ Surges To The Top Of The Global iTunes Charts Hours After Release [SEE]

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Sarkodie. Photo Credit: Mash Radio

In less than 24 hours of its release on Friday, September 8, Highest, the fifth studio album from Sarkodie, one of Africa’s biggest rappers, dominated iTunes album charts globally, with groundbreaking chart positions across iTunes charts in America, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Switzerland among others.

Upon release, the Highest album shot to the top of the iTunes album charts in Ghana, and landed the #2 spot on the iTunes album charts in Nigeria.

The album also reached the top 20 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts in both the UK and US, landing at #13 and #7 respectively. In other parts of the world, the album gained massive strides as well, reaching the top 30 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts in Canada and Switzerland.

Packed with 15 brand new songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track, Sarkodie’s Highest album began setting the pace even before its release, with a landmark UK press tour and support from the biggest global tastemakers including Noisey, BBC 1Xtra, MTV, Hunger Magazine,Capital Xtra, and Radar Radio, to mention a few.

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The chart-topping album features major homegrown and international collaborations, with the likes of long-time friend and producer Jayso, UK’s very own Big Narstie, Victoria Kimani (Kenya), Moelogo (UK), renowned spoken word artist Suli Breaks (UK), Korede Bello (Nigeria), Praiz (Nigeria), Yung L (Nigeria), Joey B (Ghana), Jesse Jagz (Nigeria), Flavour (Nigeria) and Bobii Lewis (UK).

#1 On iTunes Ghana Album Charts in 24 hours

#2 On Nigeria Album Charts in 24 hours

#7 On iTunes US Hip-Hop/Rap Album Charts in 24 hours

#13 On iTunes Uk Hip-Hop/Rap Album Charts in 24 hours

Sarkodie’s Highest album is out now via Sarkcess Music and Dice Recordings, purchase it here.

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