The Nation had earlier reported eleven prominent Nigerians made Forbes 2021 Africa Icons’ list.
One of them Davido, who has been described as one of the most influential artists in Africa.
Forbes tweeted:”@Davido Stays the Largest, Best and the Most Influential person in African 30/30 GOAT.”
Meanwhile, fans on social websites have expressed their delight with pride saying he remains the best in Africa and that was why Forbes Africa had to make him number one on their list.
@_Oyebolanle tweeted: “It is #Davido topping Forbes African Icons of 2020 for me.
@symplyDAPO tweeted: “Actually Ellen knows what’s up.
@Rozapepper stated: “The worldwide Sensation — Davido, Tops the list of Forbes Africa Icons’ 2021 record. No Denial, Davido was a true supporter of Young Upcoming Artistes in Africa. He is an inspiration to many young African artists. Congrats King Davido #30BG.”
@AMMESOMATADO said: “The social distancing Davido gave his mates that Africa Forbes record is top-notch.”
@DeraNwako tweeted: “Just an early reminder that @davido is still the Largest Artiste in Africa. Number 001 on Forbes 2021 Africa ICONS List. When I say he is the Largest, I ai not capping.”
@Wytemajeke explained: “When Forbes stated” #davido is without no doubt one of Africa’s the biggest musicians” I felt that.”