Lil Uzi Vert Receives SoundCloud Award for Most Follows in 2016
Whether or not you're a fan of Lil Uzi Vert's music, one simply can't deny his popularity on the Internet. Now, the Philadelphia artist receives a SoundCloud award for most account follows in 2016.
The award is no small feat, as SoundCloud is one of the biggest streaming platforms that exists. Lil Uzi Vert beat out every artist of any genre for most follows in 2016, and as such, the accomplishment should not go unnoticed.
On Tues., Feb. 21, the 2016 XXL Freshman shared a photo of the trophy on Instagram with the caption, "The internet 2016 . 🐐2017 on Da Way🔥® Dont Forget Where You Came From 2."
SoundCloud made the announcement back in mid-January in a blog post. Other notable 2016 hip-hop awards bestowed by SoundCloud included Chance The Rapper's Coloring Book for Top Album and Desiigner's "Panda" for Favorite Track.
In other Lil Uzi Vert-related news, the "Do What I Want" rapper recently shouted out some of the game's newest artists who he rocks with, including XXXTentacion, Ugly God, Kodie Shane, Kodak Black, 21 Savage and more. Prior to that, LUV popped up in a preview of a crazy new collaboration alongside A$AP Rocky, Quavo and Playboi Carti.
Check out Uzi Vert's Instagram post below, in which he thanks SoundCloud for the 2016 Most Follows award.
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