South African rapper, AKA’s LEVELS album reaches GOLD status

  Multiple award winning artist, AKA, released his second solo album, LEVELS, a year ago yesterday on iTunes. A year later, AKA has made groundbreaking and game changing moves...

 

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Multiple award winning artist, AKA, released his second solo album, LEVELS, a year ago yesterday on iTunes. A year later, AKA has made groundbreaking and game changing moves with his album which has officially been certified GOLD.

Here’s a recap of what AKA has achieved over the past year. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtags #Levels1Year and #LevelsIsGold.

Accomplishments

  • Certified GOLD selling album
  • Best-selling album on iTunes ZA #1 for 4 weeks on iTunes ZA
  • 2 x #1 best-selling music video on iTunes Hip-Hop (All Eyes On Me and Sim Dope are best-selling music videos on iTunes ZA)
  • 6 #1 Singles
  • 2 X Gold selling singles – All Eyes on Me and Congratulate
  • 4 X #1 Music videos on MTV Base, Trace TV and Live Amp
  • The Guardian UK – Most Promising Act 2015
  • Red Bull UK Top 5 African artists of 2014/2015
  • First South African Artist on Tim Westwood UK’s Show
  • First South African Urban Artist to make it on BBC 1 Xtra “A List” Playlist
  • South African Music Awards 21 – Male Artist of the Year winner
  • Channel O Music Video Awards – Best Hip-Hop winner
  • Metro FM Music Awards – Best Collaboration winner
  • South African Hip Hop Awards – Best Male winner
  • South Africa Hip Hop Awards – Most Valuable Artist winner
  • BET – Best International Act (Africa) nominee
  • Nigerian Entertainment Awards – Best African Artist nominee (only South African to be nominated)
  • MTV Base – Best Male and Best Collaboration nominee
  • Ghana Music Awards – African Artiste of the Year nominee
  • SAMA 21 – Song of Year nominee

 

Jealousy

#1 Single on 10 radio stations across Africa

 

Congratulate

Certified Gold Status selling in excess of 10 000

#1 on 5FM Top40 Charts

#1 on 20 radio stations in Africa

Most Gifted Hip Hop Music Video

Nominated Song of the Year at 2015 SAMA

 

Run Jozi

South African Hip Hop Awards – Best Collaboration ft KO

 

All Eyes On Me

Certified Gold Status selling in excess of 10 000 copies

2015 Metro Music Awards – Best Collaboration ft Burna Boy, JR & Da L.E.S

Best-selling music video on iTunes ZA (alongside Sim Dope)

 

Sim Dope

Music Video debuted exclusively in UK on Redbull

Music video playing in the UK

Best-selling music video on iTunes ZA (alongside All Eyes On Me)

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