From the captivating music releases in the year accompanied with trending sounds and viral dance challenges to the continental and global exploits of Nigerian artists, 2023 has been another great year for Nigerian music.
As the year draws to its end, Africa’s premier music streaming and download platform, Boomplay, unveils its yearly report of music consumption on the platform that reflects music streaming data of local music scenes. Tagged #BoomplayRecap2023, the report is segmented into three to focus on country, artist and user insights of 2023.
The streaming platform recorded an increase in its catalog to 120 million songs with over 10 million plus artists and 7500 plus content providers in the year under review. The most popular music genres in 2023 on Boomplay include Afrobeats, Amapiano, Afrofusion, Gospel, Gengentone and HipHop & Rap. Remarkably, the year saw Burna Boy become the first artist to join Boomplay’s Platinum Club with 1 billion streams.
According to the Boomplay Recap 2023 for Nigeria released today, these are some of the categories of top artists and most streamed music of 2023:
Top Male Artist
Top Female Artist
Top Rising Artist
Most Streamed Songs
Soso – Omah Lay
Cough (Odo) – Kizz Daniel
Party No Dey Stop – Adekunle Gold ft. Zinoleesky
Most Streamed Albums
Timeless – Davido
Mr. Money With The Vibe – Asake
Boy Alone – Omah Lay
View the complete Boomplay Recap 2023 for Nigeria and other countries list here: https://www.boomplay.com/RecapPr2023/
Also, one can find Boomplay Recap 2023 lists for all key African countries on the Boomplay app including specially curated playlists of all categories, genres and artists. Boomplay Recap for Artists 2023 and your unique My Boomplay Recap 2023 (Recap for Users) coming soon.
Boomplay is an Africa-focused music streaming and download service which houses millions of songs, videos, and entertainment news. Boomplay users can stream their favorite songs for free and subscribe to access premium features such as ad-free streaming and saving music for offline play. Boomplay currently has over 90 million monthly active users (MAU) with a rich catalog of over 120 million songs from around the world. The service is available globally on mobile through the Google Play Store for Android, App Store for iOS and on the web via www.boomplay.com. The company has regional offices in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania.