Spotify, the audio streaming and media services provider, has named Wizkid as the most-streamed artiste in Nigeria on the platform for 2021.


This is coming barely a few hours after Apple Music named the Grammy-winning singer as its ‘African Artiste of the Year’.

A list revealed by Spotify showed on Wednesday showed top artistes and songs that got more engagements on the platform for the outgoing year.

The list also examined five different categories which include most-streamed artistes, most-streamed female artiste and most-streamed tracks in Nigeria for 2021.


Other categories are most-streamed albums and most-streamed playlists in Nigeria for the year reviewed.

Tems emerged as the most-streamed female artiste in Nigeria on the list following an impressive year while ‘Feeling’, a hit song by Ladipoe, was named the most-streamed track.

The deluxe version of Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ album was named Nigeria’s most-streamed album on the platform.


Below is the top 10 in each of the listed categories:

Most streamed artists in Nigeria

  1. WizKid
  2. Burna Boy
  3. Davido
  4. Drake
  5. Olamide
  6. Buju
  7. Justin Bieber
  8. Fireboy DML
  9. Rema
  10. Tems

Most streamed female artists in Nigeria

  1. Tems
  2. Ayra Starr
  3. Doja Cat
  4. Teni
  5. Tiwa Savage
  6. Nicki Minaj
  7. Billie Eilish
  8. Ariana Grande
  9. Simi
  10. Rihanna

Most streamed tracks in Nigeria

  1. Feeling – LADIPOE
  2. Peru – Fireboy DML
  3. Bounce – Ruger
  4. Understand – Omah Lay
  5. Monalisa – Lojay
  6. Essence (feat. Tems) – WizKid
  7. Dimension (feat. Skepta & Rema) – JAE5
  8. Ginger (feat. Burna Boy) – WizKid
  9. Rock – Olamide
  10. High – Adekunle Gold

Most streamed albums in Nigeria

  1. Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition) – WizKid
  2. Made In Lagos – WizKid
  3. Justice – Justin Bieber
  4. A Better Time – DaVido
  5. Certified Lover Boy – Drake
  6. Twice As Tall – Burna Boy
  7. Carpe Diem – Olamide
  8. 19 & Dangerous – Ayra Starr
  9. Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon – Pop Smoke
  10. Donda – Kanye West

Most streamed playlists in Nigeria

  1. Hot Hits Naija
  2. African Heat
  3. Gbedu
  4. Today’s Top Hits
  5. Traffic Jams Naija
  6. RapCaviar
  7. Afropop
  8. Party Dey!
  9. New Music Friday Naija
  10. Bubblin

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