Burna Boy becomes first African artiste to have three albums surpass 400 million streams on Spotify


In another giant stride, Burna Boy has become the first African artiste to have three of his albums surpass 400 million streams on Spotify.

The Pulse of Nigeria reported that Burna Boy achieved this feat after his seventh album ‘I Told Them’ which spurned the hit song ‘City Boy’ surpassing 400 million streams.

The album joined his fourth album ‘African Giant’ and his sixth album ‘Love, Damini’ as albums that have crossed the 400 million streaming mark.

After getting international attention with his hit single ‘YE’, Burna Boy rose to superstar status with his Grammy-nominated 2019 album ‘African Giant’.

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The album packed the hit songs ‘On The Low’ which had been certified Diamond in France, ‘Killin Dem’, ‘Gbona’, and ‘Dangote’.

His Grammy-nominated sixth album ‘Love, Damini’ holds the record for being his most streamed album with hit songs including ‘Last Last’ which has been certified RIAA platinum.

Burna Boy’s record-breaking feat was another testament to his status as the leading artiste from Africa who continued to chart the course for African music globally.

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