Spotify 2021 Wrapped; Most Streamed Nigerian Artists

Highlights of the Annual Report

The Nigerian streaming space is dominated by homegrown artists, with Wizkid coming in as the most-streamed artist in Nigeria. He is followed by Burna Boy and DaVido who comes in third on the list. The only international acts who make the list are Drake and Justin Bieber. Check our Instagram for the full list of most-streamed Nigerian artists below.

The love for homegrown music continues in the most streamed female artists in Nigeria, with Tems topping this list. Nineteen-year-old Ayra Starr, who is also Spotify EQUAL’s November artist, is the second most-streamed female artist. Doja Cat is the only international artist in the top five, coming in third. Teni is the fourth most streamed female artist, and Tiwa Savage is fifth.

Most streamed female artists in Nigeria

1. Tems

2. Ayra Starr

3. Doja Cat

4. Teni

5. Tiwa Savage

6. Nicki Minaj

7. Billie Eilish

8. Ariana Grande

9. Simi

10. Rihanna

LADIPOE’s Feeling comes in as the most-streamed track in Nigeria, followed by Fireboy DML’s Peru and Ruger’s Bounce in at third. Omah Lay’s Understand is the fourth most-streamed track in Nigeria, with Monalisa by Lojay closing off a Nigerian-dominated top five.

Unsurprisingly, Wizkid’s Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition) is the top streamed album in Nigeria, and the original version is second, topping Justin Bieber’s Justice which comes in at third. DaVido makes another top appearance with his album A Better Time in fourth, and Drake’s latest release, Certified Lover Boy closes off the top five most streamed albums in Nigeria.

Spotify’s playlist – Hot Hits Naija was the most streamed playlist by Nigerians, which really buttressed Nigerians love for homegrown music.

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