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Nigerian albums with the biggest opening day streams — Report

Nigerian albums with the biggest opening day streams — Report

Nigerian music continues its meteoric rise, with artists experiencing a surge in opening-day streams on Spotify. TurnTable Charts, the authority on Nigerian streaming data, revealed a list of the top-performing albums for 2024 so far.

Shallipopi takes the crown with 1.59 million streams for his debut album, “Shakespopi,” on its release day. Ayra Starr’s highly anticipated sophomore album, “The Year I Turned 21,” followed closely behind, with 1.27 million streams on day one.

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Tems sophomore album, “Born In The Wild,” amassed 1.03 million streams on its release day. Veteran producer turned artist YoungJonn also secured a strong position with “Jiggy Forever,” pulling in 860k streams on day one.

The collaborative project “R&B” by Ruger and BNXN generated significant traction, accumulating 765k streams on its opening day. This strategic partnership between two established artists highlights the power of collaboration in driving streams and expanding audience reach among fans’ respective fan bases.

Rounding out the list is Victony with his sophomore album, “Stubborn,” which garnered 760k streams on day one.