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Most Streamed Nigerian Artists On Apple Music

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Most streamed Nigerian Artists on Apple Music

It is important you note that this list of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music was compiled through chart positions and not streams, because Apple Music displays chart positions and not streams. Below, is a list of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music, in no particular order.

Adekunle Gold

With the release of his latest album “Catch me if you can“, Adekunle Gold is holding the forte of Apple Music. With breakthrough hit songs like “Orente“, “No forget” and “Ire“, Adekunle Gold has paid his dues in the industry. He has really come a long way and was once signed to Olamide’s record label- YBNL. Adekunle Gold is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music


Joeboy may be a newbie, but he’s had his fair share of streams on Apple Music; especially with his “Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic” EP and his hit song “Alcohol”
He has officially released songs in 2019, but the kind of massive success the songs had, is enough to doubt the fact that the 24 year old is a newcomer.
With the releases of his songs “Baby” and “Beginning” which surpassed 25 million views on YouTube upon release, Joeboy is set for a sucessful music career.

With millions of streams and top-spot chart positions, Joeboy is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music


With the biggest fanbase, Wizkid has very much made the Nigerian Music Industry about him. His albums have transcended both the national and international spheres and “taken control” of Apple Music. Wizkid has to be the most successful artiste Nigeria has ever had. Drake collaborated with him in 2012 and the song was a smash hit. Beyoncé’s ‘Brown skin girl’ also has him on it.

“Made in Lagos”- his recent album broke so many records- just too many.

It also charted on Billboard world album for several weeks after its release and is still charting on a lot of charts till date. The release of his hit song “Essence” featuring Justin Bieber is the talk of the world now

Wizkid is the most streamed Nigerian artist on Apple Music.

Fireboy DML

Fireboy is one of the hottest leaders of tomorrow in Nigeria right now. The popular Nigerian singer signed to YBNL nation is doing well in terms of Apple Music streams!

Fireboy Dml has notably been successful in the music industry. Although he just made his official debut in 2019, with his first studio album “Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps“.

Within 3 years, Fireboy has gone from being a household name in Nigeria, to becoming a global superstar, especially with the release of “Peru” in 2021, now it’s remix with popular British Singer Ed Sheeran. “Peru” remix garnered ten million views on YouTube within the first week of its release and unseated Adele’s “Easy on me” on London Apple Music Chart.

It has also earned a Brit Single Certification

Fireboy DML is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.


O.B.O! Davido has given time, dedication and energy to the music industry and his mind blowing streams on Apple Music and Spotify is solid proof of this.

Of course, acknowledged as one of the big three, and not only because he comes from a wealthy family, but because he’s proven himself time after time. Over the years, Davido has built a successful career for himself and also has a very interesting lifestyle.

Davido’s streams on Apple Music are noteworthy.

But that is not just all, he has worked well in building his music career, headlining shows and touring several cities.  Davido is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music and currently the most followed person in Nigeria.


Tems has great streams on Apple Music and the reason for this is all credit to pure talent and nothing else.

In the female category, she has the most monthly listeners on Spotify in Nigeria. The release of her EP “For Broken Ears” and her collaboration with Wizkid, brought her massive success.

Consequently, her collaboration with Drake and the release of her sophomore EP “For Broken Ears”, has shot her into the global sphere.

In September, Tems met Rihanna in Rihanna’s Savage and Fenty show.


After recently signing two new artists to his ever-expanding YBNL Record Label. Olamide is making moves like no-one else is.

He is making a long-term move as he has wonderful artists like Fireboy DML and Omah Lay to shoulder the label.

He has been in the Nigerian music industry for a long time and still has amazing streams and chart positions on Apple Music

In the Nigerian Music Scene, Olamide has become a legend. He has found a way to become extremely relevant with each era of music in Nigeria.

The guy does not rest! After dropping the hit album- “Carpe Diem” in 2020, he has shown again that he is a force to be reckoned with, especially with the release of his masterclass album “UY SCUTI“. He preview his upcmoving single on Instagram today


Divine, the Unilag fresher who has been delayed at home by ASUU. Rema is one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music

Rema’s break was meteoric. He signed to Mavin Records and released “Iron man“, “Dumebi” and “Woman“. He has not released an album yet and still has 3 million monthly listeners on Spotify and so many YouTube streams!

Burna Boy

Burna Boy has incredible Apple Music Streams and chart positions!

With two Grammy nominations and one win, Burna Boy has transcended the national space into the international space. He’s had major collaborations with Justin Bieber and Sia on their latest albums.


Ckay made his debut in 2019, still, his art has skyrocketed his music. Surprisingly, he has released no album yet. Hemakes music differently. With unique touch and connective vibes. His hit song “Love nwantiti” recently took over TikTok and he also recently made history as the First African Artist to hit 20 million monthly Spotify listeners. With Love Nwantiti”, Ckay has roof topping streams on Apple Music, which makes him one of the most streamed Nigerian artists on Apple Music.



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