Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming and media service provider founded on 22 April 2006. It is one of the world's largest music streaming platform, with over 365 million monthly active users.
The amount of Spotify listeners an artist has shows how well the artist music is appreciated.
However, two fast rising artists who are still newbies to the music industry have pushed down Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy in the Top 10 list of Spotify monthly listeners and they have occupy the number 1 and 2 spot on the list.
Here are the two fast rising Nigeria artist with the most monthly listeners on Spotify ahead of Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy.
Occupying the first position on the list is Nigeria songstress Temilade Openiyi popularly known as Tems. The soul-stirring singer and songwriter has been on the music spotlight courtesy of her feature on Wizkid's Essence. Tems was also featured on Drake's latest album "Certified Lover Boy", and this has increased the fan base of the singer as her fans can't seem to get enough of her melodious voice.
Tems has garnered over 14million monthly listeners earning her the top spot on the list ahead of Wizkid (3rd position), Burna Boy (4th position), Davido (7th position). Tems has become the first African female Artist to hit 10million monthly Spotify listeners, and also the first woman to have the most Spotify monthly listeners in Africa.
Chukwuka Ekweani popularly known as CKay is a Nigerian artist and producer signed to Chocolate City. The fast rising star currently sits on the second spot above Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido on the list of artist with most monthly listeners on Spotify.
The "Love Nwantiti" crooner is the second African Artist with the most listeners on Spotify. CKay currently has over 10.612million monthly listeners on Spotify. The singer achieved this great feat after his song Love Nwantiti became the most searched song in the world and in the US for 3 weeks.
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