Davido features in World Cup Soundtrack
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Davido features in World Cup Soundtrack

David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido features in World Cup Soundtrack “Hayya Hayya”.

The Afrobeats star shared the news with fans via his Twitter handle, saying:  

“Pleased to have featured and worked on the official @fifaworldcup Qatar 2022 song with @redone @trinidad @aishaofcl ! Naija no make am but… NAIJA STILL MAKE AM!  #fifaworldcupqatar2022

Also, the Nigerian star featured alongside US star Trinidad Cardona and Qatari singer Aisha.

The US star, Trinidad Cardona also tweeted, “Honored to be a part of the 1st official 2022 FIFA World Cup single“Hayya Hayya”(Better Together) ft @davido & @aishaofcl

 special thanks to hitmaker & FIFA entertainment director @RedOne_Official for putting this together & thanks to @fifaworldcup and @katarastudios

 #WorldCup

Davido’s fans on Twitter congratulated and celebrated him as the first Nigerian artiste featured in an official world cup soundtrack. They also rejoiced that this makes Nigeria part of the world cup, although their football team did not qualify.

Davido features in World Cup Soundtrack: What FIFA says

FIFA, on its official Twitter handle, said that “Hayya Hayya” is the first single in the multi-song soundtrack for Qatar2022 world cup. They Tweeted: “Hayya Hayya (Better Together) is the first single of the multi-song #FIFAWorldCup Qatar 2022™ Official Soundtrack.”

FIFA’s choice of artists is intended to “connect with audiences worldwide through the shared passions of football and music”. 

They also said on their official page “The entertainment strategy was conceived to create innovative and meaningful connections between football fans, music enthusiasts, players, artists, and the game and songs they all love.

The combination of breakthrough US star Trinidad Cardona, Afrobeats icon Davido and Qatari sensation Aisha captures the spirit of the FIFA World Cup™ and the FIFA Sound strategy by bringing together inspiration from across the globe.”

FIFA’s Chief Commercial Officer, Kay Madati, also said: “By bringing together voices from the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East, this song symbolises how music – and football – can unite the world.”

Furthermore, the singers will give a live performance of the song tonight at the final draws for the football tournament.

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