These are the top 5 on this week’s US Billboard Afrobeats chart
The week’s most popular Afrobeats songs are ranked by a weighted formula incorporating, and here are the top 5 on this week’s US Billboard Afrobeats chart.
The chart was launched through a partnership between Afrobeats festival brand Afro Nation and music and entertainment magazine Billboard.
Afro Nation was also responsible for initiating the weekly Official Afrobeats Chart on BBC Radio 1Xtra in 2020.
The Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart, which was fuelled by the genre’s growing global demand, ranks the top 50 Afrobeats songs in the US based on official streaming data from leading audio and video music services, as well as download sales from top music retailers.
The chart aggregates data from both subscription and ad-supported tiers on digital service providers.
Top 10 on this week’s US Billboard Afrobeats chart
1. Fireboy DML – Peru
“Peru” is a song by Nigerian singer Fireboy DML, It was released on 20 July 2021, through YBNL Nation, and distributed by Empire.
“Peru” was written by Fireboy DML and Ivory Scott, and produced by Shizzi.
2. Ckay – Love Nwantiti
A remix of the song titled “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)” featuring Nigerian singer Joeboy and Ghanaian singer Kuami Eugene.
3. Wizkid – Essence
It was released on 9 April 2021, as the fourth single from Wizkid’s fourth studio album, Made in Lagos.
“Essence” was produced by P2J and Legendury Beatz.
The “sensual” song sees the duo express their desire for each other.
4. Burna Boy – Last Last
After building overwhelming anticipation and delivering a sensational performance at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Multiple award-winning Afrofusion powerhouses and one of this decade’s brightest stars, Burna Boy releases brand new music “Last Last“, accompanied by racy high-energy visual
5. Tems – Free Mind
The new song is off her recently released debut project “For Broken Ears EP which consists of 7 tracks.