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Apple Music has unveiled its highly anticipated list of the top 25 most streamed songs in Nigeria for the year 2023.

The chart, covering the period between November 1, 2022, and October 31, 2023, showcases the undeniable influence and popularity of Nigerian artists both domestically and globally.

Topping the chart is Omah Lay’s infectious “soso,” capturing the hearts of listeners across the nation. Asake, a rising star in the Nigerian music scene, claims the second position with “Lonely At The Top,” followed closely by Ruger’s “Asiwaju.”

Asake’s dominance is unmistakable, with the artist securing an impressive presence in 20 out of the top 100 songs, including four within the top 10.

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The late Mohbad, a street sensation whose untimely death in September resonated deeply with the nation, concludes the year with three of his songs making it to the top 100.

Here is a glimpse of the top 25 songs that resonated with Nigerians on Apple Music in 2023:

Top 25 Nigeria Apple Music Most Streamed Songs

Soso — Omah Lay

Lonely At The Top — Asake

Asiwaju — Ruger

FEEL — Davido

Soweto — Tempoe, Victony

Xtra Cool — Young Jonn

2:30 — Asake

Reason — Omah Lay

Basquiat — Asake

Amapiano — Asake, Olamide

GWAGWALADA — Kizz Daniel, Seyi Vibez, Bnxn

Body & Soul — Joeboy

Oganigwe (feat. ODUMODUBLVCK & Jeriq) — Zlatan

Fever — Fave, Soundz

Terminator — Asake

Ex Convict — Shallipopi

UNAVAILABLE (feat. Musa Keys) — Davido

Charm — Rema

Abracadabra — Rexxie, Naira Marley, Skiibii

Personal — Zinoleesky

Party No Dey Stop — Zinoleesky, Adekunle Gold

Last Last — Burna Boy

Alone — Burna Boy

Bad To Me — Wizkid

Won Da Mo (feat. Crayon, Bayanni, Magixx, LADIPOE, Ayra Starr & Johnny Drille) — Boy Spyce, Rema, Mavins

Globally, the remix of Rema’s “Calm Down” featuring Selena Gomez made history as the 12th most streamed song, marking the highest entry ever for an African song. Apple Music acknowledged this success as a testament to the worldwide embrace of Afrobeats.

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She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

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