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Top Streamed Nigerian Artists In 2020- Boomplay

Top Streamed Nigerian Artists In 2020- Boomplay
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Top streamed Nigerian Artists in 2020- Boomplay

Boomplay is accomplishing its mission which is to give Africans the best music experience possible with its amazing catalogue of over 44 million songs.

The biggest winners of 2020 in streaming

So far, Fireboy DML, Burna Boy and Naira Marley are the top streamed Nigerian male artistes of 2020 while Simi, Mercy Chinwo and Tope Alabi are the top streamed female artistes of 2020.

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This year’s Boomplay figures were culled from data gathered between December 2019 and November 2020.

Within that period, artistes like Fireboy DML, Burna Boy and Davido had the most engagements on the platform and also witnessed the rise of emerging artists such as Omah Lay, Chike and Bella Shmurda.

Top Streamed Nigerian Female Artist in 2020


Simisola Kosoko popularly known as Simi is a Nigerian singer, song writer and actress. She started her career as gospel singer before blowing to afropop and R&B. Her song for the 2020 has just been listed as one of the most Streamed music Boomplay. Recall, in 2015, her song was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015.

Mercy Chinwo

According to Wikipedia, Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. She won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012. She is rated as the second top female artist for 2020.

Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi is a Nigerian gospel singer, film music composer and actress. She is rated the third most Streamed female artist in boomplay

Also, with over 50 million monthly active users, Boomplay remains Africa’s most trusted source of music, be it for local or international content.

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Roddy Rich’s debut album ‘Please Excuse Me For Being Anti-Social’ turned out to be the most streamed body of work from an international act this year.

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