Burna Boy Tops Apple’s 2019 Most-streamed Artiste In sub-Sahara Africa

Afro-fusion singer, Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music most-streamed artistes.

The data recently released by Apple Music featured artistes in sub-Sahara Africa whose songs were streamed via the platform.

In the heavyweight list, Burna Boy had five songs, leaving the other five slots to artistes including Davido, Wizkid, Joeboy and Rema.

Burna Boy’s songs ‘On the low’, ‘Gbona’, ‘Dangote’ and ‘Anybody’ occupied top five alongside his hit collaboration with Zlatan ‘Killin Dem’.

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The 28-year-old has had a stellar year, leading to his 2020 Grammy nomination in the World Music category alongside Angelique Kidjo and others.

David, however, appeared twice on the list in two collaborations.

The first, ‘Blow My Mind’, with Chris Brown and ‘One Ticket’ with Kizz Daniel. Both songs have remained fan favourites till date.

Wizkid, Beyonce and Blue Ivy’s collaboration, ‘Brown Skin Girl’, was the number one motivation song for black women around the world, Apple also said.

Source: Qed