Less than 3 months since the release of his much anticipated sixth studio album, Love Damini, Burnaboy has once again blazed his way into a new record as he surpasses half a billion streams on Boomplay and being the first artist to achieve this historic feat. The #1 music streaming and download service recently made the announcement on their official social media pages.
Reckoned for his impeccable songwriting and vocal dexterity, Burna is one of the most digitally consumed music artists to date. In the past year, his Boomplay music streams have experienced ameteoric rise helping to push his climb to 500 million streams. This landmark milestone, combined with other works such as his latest album Love Damini at18.2M, Twice as Tall; 105.M, African Giant; 58.M and other singles all contribute to his streaming imprint at over half a billion on Boomplay.
The Grammy award winning artist has had an impressive run in 2022 with several chart-topping debuts worldwide. His current album, Love Damini, has been one of his most successful projects of his career so far. Across a marathon 19 tracks, heartbreak, grief, anxiety,politics, sex, and love all take their places on the stage, to varying effect.
Burna’s most lead single off Love Damini, “Last Last,” has also been hinted as currently the most revered singles in 2022.
Speaking on this monumental feat, the Director of Artiste & Media Relations at Boomplay, Tosin Sorinola,commented that “It has been incredible witnessing the increasing levels of growth in music consumption and streaming. Our artists are putting in the work and the results are paying off.
As an African facing platform, we are excited becauseit means we are growing significantly faster which we
think is great for the industry and signals room for more groundbreaking achievements.”
With this milestone announcement, Burna Boy is well on his way to unlocking the
#Boomplay Platinum Club, an honorary category which seeks to celebrate records and artists with billions of streams. Notably, Kizz Daniel, Omah Lay, Black Sherif and Fireboy follow Burna Boy closely in this stead, and it’s only a matter of time before we know who will be the first to enter the Billions club.