Asake Grosses Over 1 Billion Streams On Spotify, Across All Credits

Afrobeats’ Spotify billionaires club now include Asake among its members.

With his vast catalog of hit singles, Asake is one of the music industry’s biggest names in Afrobeats and is helping to take the genre’s sound worldwide. Asake has now accomplished a noteworthy achievement by being the most recent Nigerian musician to reach one billion Spotify plays overall.

With over a billion streams from his songs and as a featured artist, the hit-maker has achieved this milestone. Three years have passed since his breakthrough single, “Omo Ope,” which debuted in January 2022, and brought him widespread recognition.

Before the release of his debut album “Mr. Money With The Vibes” in 2022, the hit-maker shot to stardom with a string of hit songs that followed the success of his debut EP “Ololade Asake.” Asake’s incredible headline performance at the O2 Arena was preceded by the arrival of his sophomore album, “Work Of Art,” in 2023.

Asake has achieved remarkable commercial success with his two albums, which are full of unforgettable hit songs. This has made him one of the most streamed Nigerian artists since 2022. Spotify Nigeria’s top songs of 2023 included his record-breaking smash track “Lonely At The Top,” which peaked at the number one spot.

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