African Star Wizkid Becomes First Artist to Achieve 6 Billion Spotify Streams


Wizkid, the Nigerian musical sensation, has once again demonstrated his unparalleled talent on the global stage.

With a mesmerizing gift for creating captivating melodies and an unmistakable stage presence, he has achieved an extraordinary milestone on the world’s largest streaming platform.

Surpassing an astonishing six billion streams on Spotify, encompassing his entire musical catalog, Wizkid’s accomplishment stands as a testament to Nigeria’s musical excellence.

This remarkable achievement not only showcases his immense skill but also solidifies his role as a pioneer and trailblazer in the African music landscape.

In a groundbreaking feat, Wizkid becomes the first African artist to achieve this remarkable milestone on Spotify.


This achievement not only breaks barriers but also etches his name in the annals of history.

Considering the widespread adoption of streaming platforms within Nigeria’s vibrant music scene, the significance of his accomplishment is magnified.

Within just two years since its introduction to Nigeria, Spotify has become an integral part of the country’s cultural fabric.

Its influence has reverberated across the nation and the entire continent, playing a pivotal role in the advancement and expansion of the music industry.

Wizkid’s ongoing triumphs mirror a broader movement that is reshaping the global music market, underscoring the transformative power of his success.


The chart data posted on August 22, 2023, confirmed that @wizkidayo has crossed the monumental threshold of 6 billion total streams on Spotify, encompassing all his musical contributions.

This historic achievement reinforces his status as a music icon and paves the way for future generations of African artists.

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