In a resounding triumph for Nigerian music, Burna Boy has etched his name in Spotify’s records with a groundbreaking achievement.

The Afro-fusion maestro has set a new standard on the streaming platform.

Burna Boy Makes Spotify History with Record-Breaking Song Debut in Nigeria

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He secures the largest opening week for a song in Nigeria’s Spotify history.

He released his first single of 2024 ‘Higher’

In the song, Burna Boy takes an emotional trip back to his hometown of Port Harcourt to shoot the music video

The largest song debut week stream on Spotify Nigeria was recently surpassed by Burna Boy.

With 2.3 million streams in its first week of release, “Higher” beat the previous record set by “Benin Boys” by Rema & Shallipopi, which totaled 2.1 million streams.

Furthermore, the single was released on June 27, 2024.

The latest single from Burna Boy reflects on the importance of prioritising what truly matters, even amidst the thrill of achieving success.

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This release follows a string of groundbreaking milestones for the artist. Oen of this is the highest-grossing concert by an African artist in the US.

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Also, he recorded the highest-grossing tour by an African artist in Canada.

These achievements further solidifying his trailblazing impact on the music industry.

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