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
Most streamed female artistes in Nigeria on Spotify
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
DECLAN RICE – ODUMODUBLVCK
Kante(feat. Fave) – Davido
Amapiano – Asake ft Olamide
Most Streamed albums in Nigeria
Timeless – Davido
Work of Art – Asake
Boy Alone – Omah Lay
EZIOKWU – ODUMODUBLVCK
I Told Them – Burna Boy
Rave & Roses Ultra – Rema
Mr. Money With The Vibe – Asake
Sincerely, Benson – Bnxn
Love, Damini – Burna Boy
Unruly – Olamide