The announcement was made via their Twitter handle on the 15th of January 2021 confirmed that ‘Come Closer’ is now officially certified platinum.
The tweets reads;
“Come Closer,” the 2017 single by Nigerian artist @wizkidayo ft. @Drake, is now officially certified Canadian Platinum!
According to their site, Music Canada recognizes the following Single Award tiers: Gold: 40,000 Units. Platinum: 80,000 Units. Multi-Platinum: 160,000 Units (increments of 80,000 thereafter)
Consequently, Wizkid is officially the first African musician to go platinum in Canada.