NIGERIAN SINGER Davido has signed a million dollar deal with Sony BMG in New York.
The 23-year-old promised to “make Africa proud” after announcing the news on his Twitter page today (Jan 21).
“1ST AFRICAN ARTIST TO SIGN A GLOBAL RECORD DEAL,” he wrote in a separate post. “MY STORY IS JUST STARTING!! MY MOTHER IS SMILING IN HEAVEN RIGHT NOW!! @SonyMusicGlobal”
He added: “THANK YOU GOD!! IVE WORKED HARD ALL MY LIFE FOR THIS DAY! THIS IS THE DAY THAT THE LORD HAS MADE !!”
The Feel Alright star also posted a picture of him standing in front of Sony BMG’s New York office.
No further details of the deal were given.