Spotify Honours Burna Boy, Wizkid, Others

Wizkid and Burna Boy
Wizkid and Burna Boy

BEVERLY HILLS, May 30, (THEWILL) – To mark the Africa day celebration, Spotify, a notable digital music service platform, has named Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, also known as Wizkid, and Oluwatosin Ajibade, popularly known as Mr Eazi, as African artists impacting the global stage.

The announcement came after Spotify took a look at the most streamed artists from Africa, with afro beat singer, Burna Boy topping the list.  About 31 million fans spread across the United Kingdom, France, Holland, Australia and, of course, Nigeria have streamed his collaborative effort Loved By You in the last 90 days on the digital platform. Likewise the Afro beats remix of Jerusalema featuring Burna Boy also garnered 43 million streams globally in the last 90 days.

According to Spotify, Wizkid’s and Mr Eazi’s songs have also been applauded for their massive streaming.  Joro, a song released in 2019 by Wizkid had almost the same number of streams on twhe platform as Burna Boy’s collaboration, while Mr Eazi’s Lento, featuring J.Balvin, also had massive streams. African artists are not just being featured on the global stage, they also own it and Spotify has not stopped showcasing their abundant talents as it brings to the surface culturally diverse music users around the world.