Ethiopia (Teddy Afro song)

"Ethiopia" is a song by Ethiopian singer-songwriter Teddy Afro from the album of the same name.[1] Released on 15 April 2017, the song reached the top of the Billboard World Albums chart in that month, at which time more than 600,000 units had been sold.[2][3][4]

Single by Teddy Afro
from the album Ethiopia
Released15 April 2017 (2017-04-15)
GenreEthiopian music
LabelNahom Records

Live performance


On 3 September 2017, Teddy Afro's Ethiopia concert was halted by police forces on the grounds of government-sponsored event was taking place. Teddy Afro cancelled after apparent announcement of the government.[5]


  1. ^ Fortune, Addis. "Teddy Afro Online, Offline". Retrieved 2022-08-23.
  2. ^ "World Music: Top World Albums the week of May 20, 2017". Billboard. Eldridge. 20 May 2017. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. ^ Elias Meseret (13 May 2017). "Ethiopia's star singer Teddy Afro makes plea for openness". The Washington Post. AP. ISSN 0190-8286.
  4. ^ "Tewodros Kassahun (Teddy Afro)". Ethio Biography. 2018-08-10. Retrieved 2022-08-23.
  5. ^ Gardner, Commentary, Tom (2017-09-06). "Ethiopia's government is cracking down on the country's biggest pop star". Quartz. Retrieved 2022-08-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)