These are the top 10 Spotify Most streamed albums in Nigeria in 2021
Who are Nigerians listening to in 2021, and who are the newcomers that are shaking up the music scene? and here are the top 10 Spotify Most streamed albums in Nigeria.
Unsurprisingly, Wizkid’s rave of the moment Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition) is the top streamed album in Nigeria, and the original Made in Lagos is the second top streamed album, beating international star Justin Bieber’s Justice which is third.
Davido makes another top appearance with his album A Better Time coming in fourth, and Drake’s latest release, Certified Lover Boy closes off the top five.
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2021: Top 10 Spotify Most streamed albums in Nigeria
Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition) – Wizkid
The deluxe edition was released on 27 August 2021. It features additional guest appearances from Buju and Justin Bieber.
In support of the album, Wizkid embarked on the Made in Lagos Tour (2021–2022).
The album received a nomination at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Album.
Made In Lagos – Wizkid
Made in Lagos is the fourth studio album by Nigerian singer Wizkid.
It was released on 30 October 2020 by Starboy Entertainment and RCA Records.
The album features guest appearances from Burna Boy, Skepta, H.E.R., Ella Mai, Tay Iwar, Projexx, Tems, and Terri.
Justice – Justin Bieber
Justice is the sixth studio album by Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
It was released on March 19, 2021, by Def Jam Recordings.
The album features guest appearances from Khalid, Chance the Rapper, the Kid Laroi, Dominic Fike, Daniel Caesar, Giveon, Beam, Burna Boy, and Benny Blanco.
A Better Time – Davido
A Better Time is the third studio album by Nigerian singer Davido.
It was released on November 12, 2020, through Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), RCA Records, and Sony Music.
The album features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Nas, Young Thug, Mayorkun, Chris Brown, Tiwa Savage, Mugeez, CKay, Lil Baby, Hit-Boy, Sho Madjozi, Bella Shmurda, and Sauti Sol
Certified Lover Boy – Drake
Certified Lover Boy is the sixth studio album by Canadian rapper Drake.
It was released on September 3, 2021, by OVO Sound and Republic Records.
Its production was handled by frequent collaborators 40, Nieteen85, PartyNextDoor, OZ, and Vinylz, among others.
Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Giveon, Jay-Z, Travis Scott, Future, Young Thug, Yebba, 21 Savage, Project Pat, Tems, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Kid Cudi appear as guest artists.
Twice As Tall – Burna Boy
Twice as Tall is the fifth studio album by Nigerian singer Burna Boy.
It was released on August 14, 2020, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records, and Warner Music.
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Recording sessions took place in 2020, with Burna Boy, American singer and songwriter Diddy, and Mama Burna Bose Ogulu serving as the record’s executive producers.
Carpe Diem – Olamide
Carpe Diem is the eleventh studio album by Nigerian rapper Olamide and his first body of work under American label and distribution company, Empire Distribution.
Carpe Diem received positive reviews from music critics with most critics acknowledging Olamide’s brilliance on the project.
19 & Dangerous – Ayra Starr
19 & Dangerous is the debut studio album by Nigerian singer-songwriter Ayra Starr.
It was released on 6 August 2021, through Mavin Records and Platoon, less than seven months after the singer’s self-titled debut EP.
19 & Dangerous was a concept album following a Gen Z girl transitioning from adolescence into early adulthoodp0 with growing confidence, artistic zeal, sentimentality, and empathy
Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon – Pop Smoke
Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon is the posthumously released debut studio album of American rapper Pop Smoke.
It was released on July 3, 2020, by Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records, and a deluxe edition of the album that includes fifteen additional tracks including remixes of three songs from the original was released on July 20 that year, a date that would have been Pop Smoke’s 21st birthday.
It is a drill, trap, and R&B record.
Donda – Kanye West
Donda is the tenth studio album by American rapper Kanye West.
It was released on August 29, 2021, through GOOD Music and distributed by Def Jam Recordings.
West recorded much of the material at multiple locations in the summer of 2021, including Bighorn Mountain Ranch in Greybull, Wyoming.
Guest vocals from the Sunday Service Choir, Jay-Z, Playboi Carti, Lil Baby,