This milestone reflects the immense popularity of Burna Boy as an internationally acclaimed musician and demonstrates the power and reach of Audiomack’s platform to connect artists with a global audience.
In a post via Twitter, the streaming platform via their official page wrote, “Congratulations #burnaboy on becoming the first African artist to hit 1 billion audiomack streams! 🏆🔶🌍”
— Audiomack (@audiomack) June 22, 2023
Burna Boy is a central figure in the worldwide ascent of African music over the last half-decade. His two most recent albums, 2020’s Twice As Tall and 2022’s Love, Damini, have both garnered over 300 million streams on Audiomack, with the latter also winning a GRAMMY Award for Best World Music Album, making him the first Nigerian artist to receive the recognition.