Burnaboy, Davido, Rema and Among most streamed Artists in Sub Saharan Africa in 2023.
However by the end of 2023, Burna Boy was the most streamed African artist in Sub-Saharan Africa on Spotify.
Wrapped 2023, an annual data-driven analysis of Spotify users’ music and podcast listening habits, was made available today.
Burna Boy, who is now the most streamed African musician in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for the second consecutive year, trails. Drake in terms of popularity the presence of Asake, Davido, and Omah Lay in the top ten indicates Nigeria’s supremacy. In the continent’s music landscape Ayra Starr, the most streamed female musician in SSA, comes in at number 11 and. Just misses out on the top 10 most streamed artists list.
As far as songs that the whole area can get behind, Ruger’s Asiwaju and Ayra Starr’s Rush are the winners. Asake’s Lonely At The Top, the most streamed song in Nigeria this year, is among many other Nigerian songs that. Are included on the list eighth place on the list, Tyler ICU is the only South African with Mnike, featuring. DJ Maphorisa, Nandipha808, Ceeka RSA & Tyron Dee, and Libianca’s People, which is still making waves nearly a year after it was released.
With two of the album’s singles, Feel and Unavailable, featuring, Davido’s Timeless album, which was much anticipated by fans, was. Released earlier this year and is currently the most played album in SSA.
Among the top ten tracks in SSA that have been streamed is Musa Keys it would be an understatement to. Say that Asake is living the dream; just a few short years ago, the musician was largely unknown, and now. Two of his albums—Work of Art and Mr. Money With The Vibe—are among the most streamed in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Thanks to the success of her song “Calm Down,” which features Selena Gomez and is also the most exported track. From SSA, Rema is the most exported artist from SSA in addition, a tune featuring an African musician has achieved. A record 1 billion listens on Spotify and is currently ranked eighth internationally for the first time ever.
Not bad for an achievement, considering that African tunes were mainly limited to the continent only a few years ago. The Gone Abroad Presents…Global African Hits of 2023 playlist on Spotify features all of the African musicians whose music was heard both domestically and internationally.
While Ayra Starr tops the list of the most streamed female artists, Tems is the only other African artist in the top 10; American artists make up the remaining spots on the list.
This year, Spotify has introduced Wrapped Mapped, a feature that displays the songs that have soundtracked various regions of the world since January 1st, in an effort to better highlight local listening trends from around the world.