On August 8, 2022, the song “Already” by Beyonce, Shatta Wale, and Major Lazer received a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. Shatta Wale is the first Ghanaian to receive recognition from the RIAA on a global scale, making history with this accolade.
To recognize artists and keep tabs on sound recording sales, the RIAA established the Gold and Platinum Awards Program. Additionally, it has evolved into the yardstick for success in the recorded music sector.
‘Already’, The Lion King Album is categorised in the Afrobeat genre. The song, by American singer Beyoncé, Ghanaian singer Shatta Wale and American trio Major Lazer, is also featured in the 2020 movie Black is King.
According to sources, portions of the video were filmed in Ghana led by director Joshua Kissi. Locations in the Eastern Region and Greater Accra Region were used for the music video.
‘Already’ won the 2022 Best Collaboration of the Year award at the 18th Urban Music Awards and 6th annual AEAUSA. In 2020, the song won Best Collaboration at the 2020 BreakTudo Awards.