Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Mandela Tribute Song Named The Most Downloaded Ringtone!

A free memorial single, released in honour of late anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has been named the most downloaded caller tune in one single day.

The cut, titled 'Tribute to Mandela' and released by Nigerian singer-songwriter Harrysong, amassed a record one million downloads in one single day.

'Tribute to Mandela' was released on Wednesday December 11, just six days after the South African freedom fighter who spent 27 years in jail before emerging the country's first black president passed on at 95.

Harrysong's single is one of the dozens of tribute songs released in the aftermath of Mandela's passing and is being offered for free for now.

According to official figures released today, Harrysong's single, available solely on MTN (Nigeria's dominant telecoms player with over 56 million subscribers) has recorded over 2million caller tunes download so far. And pundits say the rising singer's cut has 'smashed all records'.

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