Most streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music 2022
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Most streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music 2022

Most streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music

Here is a list of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

It is important you note that this list of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music was compiled through chart positions and not streams, because Apple Music{unlike other platforms} displays chart positions and not streams.

Most Streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music {In no particular order}

 

1) Asake 

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With the release of his latest debut album “Mr Money With The Vibe”, Asake held the top 12 spots on Apple music Top 100 list effortlessly.

He has ben dominating charts since he got his breakout song with Olamide titled “Omo Ope”. Since then, Asake has not looked back, and he has the hit songs to prove it.

Inarguably, he is definitely one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple music

 

2) Joeboy

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Joeboy might be a newbie, but he’s had his fair share of streams on Apple Music; especially with his “Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic” EP and his hit song “Alcohol”

He has officially released songs in 2019, but the kind of massive success the songs had, is enough to doubt the fact that the 24 year old is a newcomer.

With the releases of his songs “Baby” and “Beginning” which surpassed 25 million views on YouTube upon release, Joeboy is set for a sucessful music career.

With millions of streams and top-spot chart positions, Joeboy is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music

Album: “Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic”

Click here to listen to Joeboy on Apple Music

 

3) Wizkid

most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music

There is no need trying to introduce this G.O.A.T. Wizkid has very much made the Nigerian Music Industry about him. His albums have transcended both the national and international spheres and “taken control” of Apple Music

Wizkid is the G.O.A.T of music in Nigeria, African countries and foreign countries. Wizkid has to be the most successful artiste Nigeria ever has. Drake collaborated with him in 2012 and the song was a smash hit. Beyoncé’s ‘Brown skin girl’ also has him on it.

If America can boast of Kanye west, Jay Z and Drake, then Africa can boast of Wizkid with a chest thump. “Made in Lagos”- his recent album broke so many records- just too many.

It also charted on Billboard world album for several weeks after its release and is still charting on a lot of charts till date. The release of his hit song “Essence” featuring Justin Bieber is the talk of the world now

Wizkid is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

His notable works (Albums) are: ‘Made in Lagos’ and ‘Ayo

Click here to listen to Wizkid on Apple Music.

 

4) Fireboy DML

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Fireboy has to be the hottest artist in Nigeria right now!

Ademola Adefolahan, also known by his stage name as Fireboy Dml, is a popular Nigerian singer signed to YBNL nation- a record label owned by Olamide.

Fireboy DML is doing steady Apple Music streams!

Fireboy Dml has had a lot of success in the Nigerian industry. Although he just made his official debut in 2019, with his first studio album “Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps“.

Within 3 years, Fireboy has gone from being a household name in Nigeria, to becoming a global superstar, especially with the release of “Peru” in 2021, now it’s remix with popular British Singer Ed Sheeran. “Peru” remix garnered ten million views on YouTube within the first week of its release and unseated Adele’s “Easy on me” on London Apple Music Chart.

It has also earned a Brit Single Certification

Firebky DML is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

Click here to listen to Fireboy on Apple Music


5) Davido

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The king himself! Davido has given time, dedication and talent to the music industry and his mind blowing streams on Apple Music and Spotify is solid proof of this.

Of course, the top spot always goes to Davido, and not only because he comes from a wealthy family, but because he is talented.

Over the years, David (David Adeleke) has built a successful career for himself and also has a very interesting lifestyle. People are always talking about him and he trends on twitter at least four times in a month.

Davido’s streams on Apple Music are noteworthy.

But that is not just all, he has worked well in building his music career, headlining shows and touring several cities. Davido is Nigerian-American because he was born in American but was raised in Nigeria.

Davido is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

His notable works include: “A better time” Album), “A good time” and “Son of mercy” (EP)

Click here to listen to Davido on Apple Music.

Davido is currently the most followed person in Nigeria.

ALBUMS: A GOOD TIME, A BETTER TIME, SON OF MERCY

 

6) Tems

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Tems has great streams on Apple Music and the reason for this is not far-fetched at all.

She has had it good in the Nigerian Music industry.

In the female category, she has the most monthly listeners on Spotify in Nigeria. The release of her EP “For Broken Ears” and her collaboration with Wizkid, brought her massive success.

Consequently, her collaboration with Drake and the release of her sophomore EP “For Broken Ears”, has shot her into the global sphere.

In September, Tems met Rihanna in Rihanna’s Savage and Fenty show.

Tems is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

Click here to listen to Temson Apple Music.

EP: FOR BROKEN EARS, If Orange was a Place

 

7) Kizz Daniel

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Kizz Daniel is a hit machine! His last EP dubbed “Barnabas“, had over 5 hit singles and now, his recently released song “Buga” which is breaking the internet!

Kizz Daniel is a pro when it comes to making romantic and feel-good music, and the streams he has garnered on his hit songs makes him one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

 

8) Rema

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The new superstar fresher at Unilag!

Rema is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music

Rema’s break was meteoric. He signed to Mavin Records and released “Iron man“, “Dumebi” and “Woman“. He has not released an album yet and still has 3 million monthly listeners on Spotify and so many YouTube streams!

Click here to listen to Rema on Apple Music.

 

9) Burna Boy

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A legend. Well, because he is the first Nigerian to be nominated for, and to win a Grammy Award!

Burna Boy has incredible Apple Music Streams and chart positions!

With two Grammy nominations and one win, Burna Boy has transcended the national space into the international space. He’s had major collaborations with Justin Bieber and Sia on their latest albums.

Burna Boy is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

His notable albums are: Twice as Tall and African Giant

Click here to listen to Burna Boy on Apple Music.

 

10) Ckay

most streamed Nigerian artists Apple music

Ckay made his debut in 2019, still, his art has skyrocketed his music. Surprisingly, he has released no album yet.

He makes music differently. With unique touch and connective vibes. His hit song “Love nwantiti” recently took over TikTok and he also recently made history as the First African Artist to hit 20 million monthly Spotify listeners.

With “Love Nwantiti”, Ckay has roof topping streams on Apple Music, which makes him one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.

That guy, is a gem!

Most streamed songs: Love Nwantinti, Kiss me like you miss me, Felony.

EPs: Ckay The First, Boyfriend

Click here to listen to Ckay on Apple Music.

Most Streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music

1) Asake

2) Joeboy

3) Wizkid

4) Fireboy DML

5) Davido

6) Tems

7) Kizz Daniel

8) Rema

9) Burna Boy

10) Ckay

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