- Grammy-nominated artist Burna Boy has topped Apple Music's list for most streamed artists in 2019
- The list featured artists in sub-Sahara Africa
- Other Nigerian artists on the list are Davido, Wizkid, Joeboy, and Rema
Nigeria's Afro-fusion artist Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music's most-streamed artists. The data recently released by Apple Music features artists in sub-Sahara Africa.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the songs on the list featured artists in sub-Sahara Africa whose songs were streamed through the platform.
It was said that Burna Boy had five songs on the heavyweight list, which makes half of the list. The other five top slots went to other Nigerian artists including Davido, Wizkid, Joeboy, and Rema.
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Burna Boy’s songs On the low, Gbona, Dangote and Anybody occupied the top five alongside his heavy collaboration with Zlatan Killin Dem.
The list also featured Joeboy’s Baby. The young artist has been on a steady rise since the release of this song.
According to NAN, Rema was another young artist that made the list with his song, Dumebi. Wizkid, Beyonce and Blue Ivy’s collaboration, Brown Skin Girl, was the number one motivation song for black women around the world. This showed in its streaming numbers on Apple Music.
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Davido appeared twice on the list in two interesting collaborations, Blow My Mind with Chris Brown and One Ticket with Kizz Daniel.
Meanwhile, 2019 seems to be a great year for Burna Boy. Legit.ng had earlier reported that the singer made the 2020 Grammy nomination as his album, titled African Giant, was put in an award category. The African Giant album was nominated for the Best World Music Album.
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