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Davido’s new album sets streaming record

Apple Music has said that Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido has set a new record on the streaming platform with his latest album Timeless. It has had the most first-day streams ever for an African album, the music streaming service. .@davido is breaking global records. 🇳🇬 The Nigerian superstar’s #Timeless had the most first-day streams ever for an African album on… Read More
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Nigeria Afrobeats star D’banj arrested for fraud

Nigerian Afrobeats star D’banj has been arrested over allegations of fraud, according to local media reporting. The musician was arrested after millions of dollars meant to help unemployed youths start businesses reported got missing. The N-Power initiative was launched in 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari but many beneficiaries have complained of not receiving their grants. More than two million Nigerians… Read More
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Best Selling Rap Artist of All Time

– – Rapping is a very successful music genre and one of the most favourite music genres, if not the most favourite music genre. However, hip hop is more dominant in the USA. Although in other parts of the world, tecno musicians from Nigeria are also considered great hip hop artists and have influenced hip hop in specific ways. Rap… Read More
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Top Gospel Songs to listen to this Easter

– – The Easter break is here! Aside from spending part of this upcoming long weekend in church, many Ghanaians will be enjoying the four-day break  with family and loved ones, catching up, making merry, and getting involved in charity work and events. We’ve compiled a list of the top 100 Gospel songs played on Spotify in Ghana over the… Read More
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Asa joins Spotify EQUAL Music Programme as ambassador of the month

– – Multi-platinum selling singer, Asa, is the latest Spotify EQUAL Africa Music Programme ambassador of the month. This announcement follows the release of her most recent single, “Mayana”, which was featured on the cover of Spotify’s EQUAL Africa playlist in December 2021. In line with Spotify’s bid to promote gender equality in the music industry and showcase influential female… Read More
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Spotify Wrapped reveals Ghana’s top albums, artists, and more

– – As the countdown to 2022 starts, nothing can round off this incredible year better than Spotify Wrapped, which sums up what made 365 million Spotify users around the globe vibe throughout the year. In 2021, the world slowly came out of its quarantine lifestyle to embrace the New Normal. While at it, Spotify entered Ghana’s space, in line… Read More
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Spotify EQUAL Music Program welcomes Nigeria’s Ayra Starr

– – Spotify celebrates Ayra Starr, the newest artist to join the EQUAL Music Programme as the EQUAL Africa Artist of the Month. Spotify EQUAL aims to foster gender equality in music and provide a platform to highlight influential female creators, Spotify welcomes Ayra as she joins the list of fierce African women making waves in music. The 19-year-old singer… Read More
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Religion and relationships top podcast charts in Ghana on Spotify

– – Podcasts have become a beloved pastime for many people around the globe, and data shows that Ghana is joining the trend. Since launching in the West African nation, Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has noticed a keen interest in podcasts among Ghanaians. So what exactly are Ghanaians streaming in terms of podcasts? Spotify is… Read More
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Accountability Music Awards opens nominations for 2021

– – Nominations have officially opened for the 2021 Accountability Music Awards (AMAs). The 2021 AMAs are a collaboration between Accountability Lab, the ONE Campaign and the African Union to honour African musicians whose music calls out the vice of corruption or advocates for good governance through the fight against corruption. By providing a platform for conscious musicians, the AMAs… Read More
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Global music streaming giant Spotify expands services in Africa

– – The world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is now available in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda as of February 23. With a worldwide community of more than 345 million monthly active listeners, Spotify will offer a world-class audio listening and music discovery experience to listeners. The Spotify service is available for free or with an… Read More