These are Nigerian songs that made it to US Spotify’s viral 50 charts in the history of the Nigerian music industry.
Nigerian songs are representing Africa so well in the music scene, dominating worldwide charts and making impacts, including Spotify viral 50.
Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming and media services provider founded in 2006 by Daniel Ek.
It is the world’s largest music streaming service provider, with over 356 million monthly active users,
The viral charts are put together by a metric that takes into account songs’ virality, which means how often a song is shared.
In other words, there are three types of songs that do well on Spotify’s Viral Charts: a major hit, a new sound, and a moment in time
The Spotify Top-50, instead, shows only the most-streamed songs on Spotify.
Below are Nigerian songs to ever debut on the charts
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Wizkid – Essence featuring Tems
Essence is a song by Nigerian afrobeat heavyweight Wizkid featuring fellow Nigerian Tems, and produced by Legendary Beatz.
It was released as an album in Wizkid’s Made In Lagos, under the RCA label on October 30th, 2020.
The song spent days in the chart peaking 29 on the US Spotify viral 50, the highest-peaking Nigerian song on the chart.
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Davido – Fall
“Fall” is a song by Nigerian singer Davido, released as the second single from his second studio album A Good Time (2019).
The song was produced by Nigerian record producer Kiddominant and was released as a single in 2017.
The song spent days in the chart peaking 30 on the US Spotify viral 50, the first Nigerian song to ever debut on the chart