Nigerian superstar Rema has surpassed Wizkid, the head of Starboy Entertainment, to become the second most-streamed African Lead Artist of all time on Spotify.
According to estimates and statistics, Nigerian singer and performer Rema is currently the most streamed lead afrobeat's artist of all time on the digital streaming platform with over 1.7 billion streams. Afrobeat's has had amazing development over the years.
This ranking presents the top Spotify artists based on streams from tracks available inside their personal page's sections Albums, Singles and Compilations. They are combined together and defined as “Lead streams”.
The highest-ranking position for any Afrobeat's and Nigerian artist on the chart is held by Chart masters Rema, who has over 1,740,235,084 streams across all lead credits, according to the website.
Wizkid comes in second with 1.738,856,303 billion streams on Spotify as well.
In addition, Rema's album “Rave & Roses” has had more than 1 billion listens on its extreme edition, making it the most-streamed Nigerian album of all time on Spotify.
•@heisrema becomes the second most streamed African Lead Artiste on Spotify, surpassing Wizkid, with 1,740,253,084 Lead Streams.✨💙 pic.twitter.com/WsY7Z436Hs
— REMA STATS (@RemaStats) May 7, 2023
Meantime, The singer confirmed that he would be taking on the 02 Arena in November 2023 to provide a memorable night for fans (ravers) in a concert.
Rema's “Calm Down” remix featuring Selena Gomez tops the Billboard Pop Airplay chart (dated May 13).
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