Since Davido made his return to the music scene in 2023 with the release of his record-breaking 4th album “Timeless,” “Unavailable” has emerged as the album’s most popular song and serves as a constant reminder to audiences of Davido’s unparalleled reputation as a hitmaker.
The track has been promoted by the Afro-Pop superstar, Davido, since he dropped his album in March and the song has been breaking records and reaching international borders. Davido and Musa Keys’ “Unavailable” rose 15 spots to No. 60 on the most recent UK Official Singles chart (Chart week June 30 – July 6, 2023), entering its tenth week on the list.
Recently, Davido used his social media accounts to share his joy at the success of his popular song, “Unavailable.” The song has surpassed 50 million streams on the popular digital streaming service, Spotify, making it the first Afrobeats song published in 2023 to do so. Fans and music enthusiasts all over the world, who have been bopping to the song’s enticing sounds and captivating lyrics, have reacted to the news with tremendous joy. As one of the most well-known performers in the Afrobeats genre, Davido’s skill and originality as a vocalist and performer continue to win him several prizes and accolades.
Flawless Performance of “Unavailable” by Davido
Notably, in the viral wave of his song, “Unavailable”, Davido had an opportunity to leave an imprint on the BET Awards stage in this triumphant moment. The superstar`s mesmerizing presence and explosive stage presence had the audience on their feet, dancing and chanting along to every beat. His contagious enthusiasm permeated the entire space.
Demonstrating once more why he is one of the top performers in the world of music, Davido displayed his unmatched stage presence by giving a spellbinding performance of his best hits such as “Unavailable” from the famous “Timeless” album.
The importance of these concerts emphasizes how Afrobeat is becoming increasingly recognized as a powerful cultural force on a worldwide scale, as Davido has dropped “Unavailable” which is undoubtedly one of the hits of 2023 and songs of the summer this year. Now that summer has arrived, everyone is actively searching for the song that will serve as the summer’s official anthem. In 2021, Wizkid ft. Tems released “Essence,” while Burna Boy released “Last Last” in 2022. As of this writing, Spotify has projected that Davido’s “Unavailable” and Rema’s “Calm Down” will be the Summer Song of the Year.
“Unavailable” – The Emerging Song Of The Summer
The songs chosen for Song of the Summer each year are chosen based on their impact, virality, and streams, and given the success of these Nigerian tracks, it is only logical that they are included on the list alongside songs like “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen, “What It Is” by Doechii, “Cruel Summer” by Taylor Swift, and many others. The highest-charting Nigerian song on the Billboard Hot 100 at the moment is Rema and Selena Gomez’s “Calm Down,” which has received over 1.2 billion plays since its release on August 25, 2022.
Meanwhile, since Davido dropped the “Timeless” album on March 23, 2023, his song “Unavailable” has dominated Tik tok trends with over 1.4 million sound-added videos. Celebrities from all around the world have been seen dancing to the popular song, which has an equally captivating melody. Chris Brown and Davido recently participated in the Tik tok movement. Even though Burna Boy’s “Last Last” received a Grammy nomination for Best Global Music Performance, Harry Styles’ “As It Was” by Billboard was the undisputed Song of the Summer in 2022. The previous year, “Essence,” which ruled the airways on both national and international platforms, received a Grammy nomination in the same category.
“Unavailable” Is a Global Viral Hit
Remarkably, Davido has received widespread acclaim on social media for his remarkable accomplishment and for the outstanding talent he possesses on the album, and Unavailable has been duly accepted as the lead song of the “Timeless” album.
His flawless performances of the songs “Feel” and “Unavailable” showed how much time and effort he has put into honing his trade. Moreover, more fans and celebrities have taken the viral challenge on Tik Tok for the song, the hit song, which is one of the tracks off his fourth studio album, “Timeless”, which was released in March 2023, is gradually winning over the hearts of music lovers worldwide. There`s even a video of non-English-speaking Europeans participating in the popular “Unavailable” TikTok dance challenge in great numbers in Europe is another solid proof of Davido’s widespread appeal and impact this year.