Asake becomes Spotify’s 2023 most streamed artiste

SINGER Ahmed Ololade, better known as Asake, has been crowned the most-streamed artiste in Nigeria on Spotify for 2023.

This is according to the data published by the streaming platform on Wednesday, November 29 to unveil the 2023 edition of “Wrapped” – its yearly compilation of listeners’ top music picks.

Asake clinched the top position of the most streamed artistes while his songs ‘Lonely At The Top’, ‘2:30’ and ‘Amapiano’ also dominated the list of the most streamed tracks for the year.

Similarly, Rema’s hit song, ‘Calm Down’, which featured Selena Gomez became the first African single to reach a billion streams on the streaming platform.

The song is 8th on Spotify’s top 10 chart of most streamed tracks globally.

According to Spotify, it is the first song by a Nigerian Afrobeats artiste to feature on the top 10 chart of most streamed recordings globally on its platform.

Other ten Nigerian artistes listed as  most streamed on the platform are, Burna Boy, Davido, Bnxn, Omah Lay, Olamide, among others.

For the female category, Ayra Starr bagged the title of the most streamed female artiste in Nigeria, followed by Tiwa Savage.

Ayra Starr is also the Spotify’s 2023 most streamed female artistes in other African countries including, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

Below is the full list of 2023 Spotify wrapped

Most streamed male artistes in Nigeria on Spotify


Burna Boy


Seyi Vibez

Omah Lay






Most streamed female artistes in Nigeria on Spotify

Ayra Starr

Tiwa Savage




Billie Eilish

Nicki Minaj

Doja Cat


Mercy Chinwo

Most streamed songs in Nigeria on Spotify

Lonely At The Top – Asake

Gwagwalada – Bnxn ft Kizz Daniel & Seyi Vibez

Feel – Davido

2:30 – Asake

Reason– Omah Lay

Party No Dey Stop (with Zinoleesky) – Adekunle Gold

Soso– Omah Lay


Kante(feat. Fave) – Davido

Amapiano – Asake ft Olamide

Most Streamed albums in Nigeria

Timeless – Davido

Work of Art – Asake

Boy Alone – Omah Lay


I Told Them – Burna Boy

Rave & Roses Ultra – Rema

    Mr. Money With The Vibe – Asake

    Sincerely, Benson – Bnxn

    Love, Damini – Burna Boy

    Unruly – Olamide

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