Award-winning Nigerian artist Fireboy DML released the acoustic version of smash hit “Peru” via YBNL Nation / EMPIRE. Originally released in December, featuring 4x GRAMMY award-winning global superstar Ed Sheeran, the single and video arrives just weeks before Fireboy embarks on his first-ever Apollo U.S. tour kicking off in February.

The Nigerian singer's latest release “Peru” Feat. Ed Sheeran is currently closing out to be #1 on the UK charts and still tops the charts in at least 10 countries since releasing - in the Netherlands, Australia, Nigeria, and others. The song has over 180m+ global streams-to-date.

"It has been a dream knowing Ed Sheeran is a fan of my sound and having him jump on a song that was inspired by me traveling the world,” said Fireboy DML. “Not only is this an exciting moment for me, but also for Afrobeats. I hope this is the first of many collaborations with Ed and other artists around the globe, and I can't wait for everyone to enjoy this song during the holidays."

“Peru'' continues to make strides in charting around the globe achieving over 180 million streams and being the second most streamed song in Nigeria. The original track peaked at #1 on the UK Afrobeats official chart and #1 on Apple’s Top 100 in Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania and more.

About Fireboy DML:

Dubbed the ‘future’ of Afrobeats, Fireboy DML burst onto the music scene early 2019 with his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps. The critically acclaimed project produced a string of stand-out singles - ‘Jealous’, ‘Scatter’ and ‘King’ which captured the attention of music fans across the globe and seamlessly brought together the 24 year olds lyrical prowess, vocal versatility and delivery. The album maintained the #1 position across the Nigerian charts for over 12 weeks with ‘Jealous’ becoming one of the most played songs on African radio stations that year. To date, ‘Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps’ has achieved over 250M streams and won him the coveted Listeners Choice award at the 2020 Soundcity Awards in Lagos. In August 2020, Fireboy DML released his award-winning second studio album Apollo, achieving Top 10 US iTunes on its first week and garnered over 320M streams to-date. Most recently, Fireboy DML released hit single “Peru” and has since accumulated over 26M streams hitting #1 on the official Afrobeats chart in the UK and still tops the charts in at least 22 countries since release in July, including Nigeria, Tanzania, Liberia, Jamaica, France, Kenya, Ireland, and others.

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