This post enlists the most streamed African albums on Spotify of all time.
For all the times that we’ve heard the phrase “African music,” it can be easy to forget that we’re talking about an entire continent, and here are the Highest streamed African albums on Spotify.
The reality is that the African continent consists of more than 50 countries, different environments from the deep desert of the Sahara to the central African rainforests, and radically different cultures from ancient civilizations to modern metropolises.
It’s way past time to move beyond our conception of African music as being based either on some kind of strange tribal drumming aesthetic.
Highest streamed African albums on Spotify
Burna Boy – African Giant
African Giant is Burna Boy’s fourth studio album, released on July 26, 2019.
It is a combination of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, hip hop, and pop, it has garnered over 443 MILLION streams on Spotify, the highest streamed album by a Nigerian artiste on Spotify.
Master KG – Jerusalem
Master KG finally drops his long-awaited project titled Jerusalema Deluxe.
The project consists of 14 tracks with some pre-released tracks such as his evergreen song Jerusalema featuring Nomcebo Zikode and others.
The Jerusalem Deluxe project features more top-notch music artists like DJ Tira, Nokwazi, Mpumi, Prince Benza, Nomcebo Zikode, Zanda Zakuza, Natalia Mabaso, Mr Brown, Burna Boy, Micro TDH, and other talented acts.
It has garnered over 317 MILLION streams on Spotify
Wizkid – Made In Lagos
This is Wizkid‘s fourth studio album, It was released on October 30, 2020, under Starboy Entertainment and RCA Records.
It is a combination of Afrobeat, R&B, reggae, soul, it has surpassed 270 MILLION streams on Spotify.
Davido – A Good Time
A Good Time is Davido‘s debut studio album, released on November 22, 2019, under DMW, RCA Records, and Sony Music.
It features guest appearances from Chris Brown, Gunna, Summer Walker, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, and more.
A Good Time has garnered over 233 MILLION streams on Spotify.
Ckay – Ckay the first
CKay the First is the second extended play by Nigerian singer-songwriter CKay. It was released on 30 August 2019 by Chocolate City through Warner Music Group.
It was self-produced by CKay, with additional production from Temple, Real Bee, and its exclusive producer Audu Maikori.
Ckay the first has garnered over 202 MILLION streams on Spotify.
Burna Boy – Outside
Outside is Burna Boy‘s third studio album, released on January 26, 2018, under Atlantic records and Spaceship entertainment.
Outside has garnered over 197 MILLION streams on Spotify.
Wizkid – Sounds From The Other Side
Sounds From The Other is Wizkid‘s third studio album, released on July 14, 2017, under Starboy Entertainment, and RCA Records.
Sounds From The Other has garnered over 189 MILLION streams on Spotify.
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Burna Boy – Twice as Tall
This is Burna Boy‘s fifth studio album, released on August 14, 2020, under Warner Music, Spaceship Entertainment, and Atlantic Records.
It is a combination of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, hip hop, and pop, it has surpassed 135 MILLION streams on Spotify.