Spotify’s listeners in Nigeria are showing plenty of love for music from home “I said what I said” is the most popular podcast in Nigeria.
Lagos – March 31, 2021: On February 23rd, more than 70 million songs, 2.2 million podcast titles, and over 4 billion playlists became officially available to Spotify listeners in Nigeria for free. Spotify launched with a tailored music experience for Africa with more than 100 expertly curated playlists across some of the most popular genres in the continent. But what got the fans listening?
The first 30 days demonstrated how much Nigerian listeners love their home-grown artists. Four out of the top five most-streamed artists are from Nigeria. Topping the list are the country’s beloved superstars: WizKid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Rema.
Local hits are also resonating the most with Nigerian listeners. The most-streamed track in Nigeria … Read the rest