Tyla, the rising star from South Africa, has set the international music scene ablaze with her genre-defying hit, “Water.” This chart-topping sensation seamlessly weaves together elements of Pop, R&B, Afrobeats, and Amapiano, propelling it to the coveted No. 1 spot on Billboard’s U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart, as of October 21st. Her remarkable feat stands as a testament to her extraordinary talent and widespread appeal.
Tyla’s journey to conquer the United States took a momentous step as she made her highly-anticipated U.S. television debut on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. With a dynamic ensemble of exceptionally skilled dancers, Tyla’s performance of “Water” not only showcased her sensational vocals but also her mesmerizing dance prowess, leaving an indelible mark on the American audience.
Tyla performs “Water” on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. 💧 https://t.co/to6JfOG4lr
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“Water” Surges with 8.3 Million U.S. Streams in a Week
The phenomenal triumph of Tyla’s “Water” is unmistakable, with a staggering 8.3 million official U.S. streams achieved in a single week. This remarkable feat firmly establishes the track’s rapid ascent in the United States, reflecting its surging popularity. “Water” continues to etch its presence on the music charts, earning a prestigious spot among the Billboard Global 200’s Top 25 and securing a place in the Billboard Hot 100’s Top 50. Tyla’s extraordinary journey and the global recognition she garners underscore the undeniable universal appeal of her music, illustrating that true talent knows no geographical bounds.
Tyla’s Show-Stopping Debut on ‘Jimmy Fallon’
Tyla’s electrifying debut performance of “Water” on The Tonight Show was an absolute show-stopper. Her commanding stage presence, distinct style, and undeniable charisma left a lasting impression on the audience. Draped in stunning attire embellished with shimmering details and complemented by snakeskin cowboy boots, Tyla’s performance drew comparisons to iconic artists like Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Aaliyah. As her star continues to ascend, “Water” maintains its stronghold on the Billboard charts, currently positioned at No. 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reigning supreme on the Billboard Afrobeats chart for an entire week.