Spotify Charts: Rema, Buju, Asake, Finesse, and more top Nigeria’s charts this week

Rema and WizKid’s Made in Lagos Deluxe Edition were #1 in the Top artists and Top Albums categories respectively for a 7-week stretch

Spotify Charts: Rema, Buju, Asake, Finesse, and more top Nigeria’s charts this week

Here’s what this week’s Spotify Charts have to say about Nigeria’s music scene.

The Nigerian Spotify Charts showed some impressive numbers over the week as top artists such as Rema, Yseult, Koffee, etc topped different categories, and raving songs such as Finesse by BNXN fKa Buju, Time And Affection by Rema and Chris Brown, Playboy by Fireboy DML either moved up higher or had the highest new entry.

In the Top Artists charts, Rema retained his spots as the longest reigning artist on what has now been a 7-week stretch. Since the Edo-born musician burst into the scene in 2019, he has dropped award winning songs such as Iron man, Dumebi, Bounce, etc.

French singer-songwriter and model, Yseult also claimed the spot of the highest new entry on the Top Artists at #102. The biggest winner on the Top Artists charts this week is Koffee. The “pull up” crooner moved  up by 177 spots at #14.

For the most spots on Top songs, BNXN fka Buju’s Finesse was at #1. It was closely followed by Calm Down by Rema and Sungba by Asake.

For this week, Time N Affection by Rema and Chris Brown is the highest new entry at #5 while Playboy by Fireboy DML climbed an impressive 130 spots to #6. This is the 7th week straight that Calm Down by Rema has remained on the Top Songs chart.

For the top album category, Gifted by Koffee ranks as the highest new entry on Top Albums at #3. Drake continues to claim the most spots in Nigeria with Certified Lover Boy at #16.

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WizKid’s Made in Lagos Deluxe Edition has been on Top Albums the longest for 7 weeks straight, while Serious Reggae Business by Lucky Dube is the biggest winner, moving up by 26 spots at #147.

Below is a breakdown of some of Nigeria’s most popular tracks, albums and artists:

Top 5 artists in Nigeria on Spotify Charts this week

  1. Rema
  2. BNXN (formely known as Buju)
  3. Asake
  4. Burna Boy
  5. WizKid

Top 5 tracks in Nigeria on Spotify Charts this week

  1. Finesse by Pheelz, Buju
  2. Calm Down by Rema
  3. Sungba by Asake
  4. Omo Ope (feat. Olamide) by Asake, Olamide
  5. Time N Affection by Rema, Chris Brown

Top 5 albums in Nigeria on Spotify Charts this week

  1. Rave and Rose by Rema
  2. Made in Lagos Deluxe Edition by WizKid
  3. Gifted by Koffee
  4. Barnabas by Kiss Daniel
  5. Catch Me If You Can by Adekunle Gold