Afro – fusion artiste , Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music most- streamed artists .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the data , recently released by Apple Music , featured Artists in sub -Sahara Africa whose songs were streamed via the platform .
In the heavyweight list, Burna Boy had five songs leaving the other five top slots to other artists including Davido , Wizkid , Joeboy and Rema .
Burna Boy’ s songs ‘ On the low ’ , ‘ Gbona’ , ‘ Dangote ’ and ‘ Anybody ’ occupied top five alongside his heavy collaboration with Zlatan ‘ Killin Dem ’ .
The Grammy- nominated artist has had a stellar year, leading in every musical front culminating in his 2020 Grammy nomination in the World Music category alongside Angelique Kidjo .
The list also featured Joeboy ’ s ‘ Baby’ . The young artist has been on a steady rise since the release of his song .
NAN reports that Rema was another young artist that made the list with his song , ‘ Dumebi ’ . The catchy tune garnered airplay in the first half of the year and shifted the same enthusiasts to streaming platforms .
Wizkid , Beyonce and Blue Ivy ’ s collaboration , ‘ Brown Skin Girl’ was the number one motivation song for black women around the world . This showed in its streaming numbers on Apple Music .
David ‘ Davido ’ Adeleke appeared twice on the list in two interesting collaborations .
The first , ‘ Blow My Mind’ with Chris Brown and ‘ One Ticket ’ with Kizz Daniel. Both songs have remained fan favourite till date.