Last night, Davido sealed a fresh deal with Sony Music Worldwide in New York.
Since the news hit the internet and his subsequent affirmation that it makes him the first African Artiste to sign a global deal, Davido has been receiving congratulatory messages from fans, family and colleagues worldwide.
Davido tweeted last night;
1ST AFRICAN ARTIST TO SIGN A GLOBAL RECORD DEAL !! MY STORY IS JUST STARTING!! MY MOTHER IS SMILING IN HEAVEN RIGHT NOW!! @SonyMusicGlobal
— Davido (@iam_Davido) January 21, 2016
Some artists that have publicly congratulated him on his new deal on social media include MI Abaga, Pynno, Adekunle Gold, Patoranking, newly elected Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti and many more.
Ice Prince’s tweet;
@iam_Davido Tha Pralemm!! Congratulations Young King! Steady Inspire
— panshak zamani (@Iceprincezamani) January 22, 2016 Big shout out to
@iam_Davido .. Huge step for African music and our journey to the top! — Young Denzel (@MI_Abaga) January 21, 2016
Congrats @iam_Davido on your new deal..it’s gonna be a good year. #MakeAm #Whayasay !!!
— PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) January 21, 2016 Congratulations bro
Adekule Gold tweets;
@iam_Davido baba God ti Pick Up! Bless you
— King (@adekunleGOLD) January 21, 2016 Thanks @iam_Davido .
Dr. Alex Otti tweeted;
Congratulations on your new deal with @SonyMusicGlobal . Stay blessed.
— Dr. Alex Otti (@AlexOttiAbia) January 21, 2016
Eze also tweeted;
Congrats my hommie @iam_Davido GLOBAL STATS
— EZE NNUNU!!! (@phynofino) January 21, 2016 CONGRATS TO
B Red tweets;
MY CUZ @iam_davido ON SIGNING HIS NEW DEAL WITH SONY! LOVE U BRO @ Buckhead https://t.co/YwW26lbsiS
— THE REAL B RED!!! (@B_RedHKN) January 21, 2016