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Some Trending Nigerian Artists on Streaming Platforms.

1. Burna Boy
African Giant , the king👦🏽🤙🏾🎶. @burnaboy @Hakeemvrij

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy is a top afro-fusion singer and songwriter, rapper, and dancer.

Since declaring himself the ”African Giant”, the 32-year-old superstar has lived up to the name.

Listen to Burna Boy’s new songs including “Hallelujah”, “Pree Me”, “Like To Party” and many more. His net worth is estimated to be around $17.2 million.

Burna Boy scored his first Billboard solo Hot 100 hit as his new album surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify.

The Afrobeats artist is celebrating a new milestone in his life as he recently earned another 100 million streams for his latest album Love Damini.

2. Fireboy DML
Fireboy DML’s Peru OG Version is certified Gold in the USA.

Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5 February 1996) is known professionally as Fireboy DML.

He is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide. His debut studio album Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps was released in 2019.

Speaking with Audiomack, Fireboy explained that although his type of music falls under Afrobeats, he sings Afro-life. “Afrobeats is still the umbrella.

“I still and will always identify as an Afrobeats artist, but we all bring something different to the table as musicians, and that’s what this is all about.”

With his 13-track debut album and a few singles, Fireboy DML has just stepped on another milestone after winning the Sound city MVP awards for the Listeners Choice Category.

He has now surpassed 100 million streams on all streaming platforms.

The net worth of the 26-year-old artist is estimated to average around $700,000.

3. Asake
Asake when he meets the real Terminator.

Ahmed Ololade (born January 13, 1995) is a famous musician who is known professionally as Asake.

He is a singer and songwriter loved by millions of Afrobeats fans for his vocal prowess and catchy song phrases.

He broke out in the industry when he dropped the 2020 single, Lady. He rose to stardom after being signed to YBNL Records by the label boss, Olamide.

The singer has joined Boomplay’s Golden Club having amassed over 100 million streams a feat most talents still yearn for.

His net worth is estimated to be around US$200,000-US$500,000.

4. Tems
TEMS is set to become the first Nigerian artist to be honoured with the BMI London Award.

Temilade Openiyi (born 11 June 1995), known professionally as Tems is a singer, songwriter, and record producer.

In 2022, Tems’ vocals from her song “Higher” were sampled by Future on his single, “Wait for U”, which led to her being credited as a featured artist on the song.

It debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100, making her the first African artist to debut at number one and the second Nigerian artist to top the chart.

Tems Net worth is estimated to average $1 million US as of 2022 and is one of the leading female artists in the country who gained popularity for her unique heart touching voice.

Tems is currently the most streamed Afrobeats artiste with over 70 million streams.

5. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage photo documentary photographed by @thefolajimy

Tiwa Savage (born Tiwatope Savage; 5 February 1980) is a singer born in Isale Eko.

She relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

Savage became the most streamed Nigerian female artist on Spotify in 2020.

Tiwa Savage’s third studio album, ‘Celia’ became the most streamed Nigerian album by a female artist on Spotify in 2020.

The British-Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress has a net worth averaging $6 million US as of 2022.

 

 

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