August 1, 2021

Burna Boy And Wizkid Top Most Streamed Artists On Spotify Nigeria

And Top Most Streamed Artists On Nigeria

’s listeners in Nigeria are showing plenty of love for music from home “I said what I said” is the most popular podcast in Nigeria.

Lagos – March 31, 2021: On February 23rdmore than 70 million songs, 2.2 million podcast titles, and over 4 billion playlists became officially available to listeners in Nigeria for free. launched with a tailored music experience for Africa with more than 100 expertly curated playlists across some of the most popular genres in the continent. But what got the fans listening?

The first 30 days demonstrated how much Nigerian listeners love their home-grown artists. Four out of the top five most-streamed artists are from Nigeria. Topping the list are the country’s beloved superstars:  WizKidBurna BoyDavido, and Rema.

Local hits are also resonating the most with Nigerian listeners. The most-streamed track in Nigeria over the past month is “Bounce” by Rema, followed by Wizkid and Burna Boy’s “Ginger” and Davido and Teni’s “For You”.

With a strong appetite for local sounds, it comes as no surprise that Hot Hits Naija is one of the top-streamed playlists among users. ’s Africa to the world playlist African Heat comes in second reflecting listeners’ keenness to discover music from all over the continent.

Podcast listening may be a relatively new trend in Nigeria, but it is fast gaining momentum among Nigerians. In the last month, the most popular podcast on is “I Said What I Said,” with “Kwality Kontent” coming in second. “TED Talks Daily” came in third, followed by “Articulate One” and “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition” in fourth and fifth position respectively.

Residents of Lagos, Suleja, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Benin City account for the most streams in Nigeria.

So how did the first month of in Nigeria sound?

Top-streamed artists:  

1. WizKid
3. Davido
4. Drake
5. Rema


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Top-streamed songs:


Most popular playlists:

5. Gbedu


Top podcasts:


Cities with most streams on :

1. Lagos
2. Suleja
3. Abuja
4. Port Harcourt
5. Benin City

Data based on user consumption between February 23 and March 22, 2021.

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