Burna Boy Becomes First African To Hit One Billion Streams On Audiomack
Written by Teniola Akerele on June 23, 2023
Afrobeats musician, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy, has hit one billion streams on Audiomack, becoming the first African to do so.
Audiomack, a music streaming platform that allows creators to share unlimited music and podcast content for free, released a congratulatory message on Thursday via its Twitter handle, to celebrate the Nigerian’s new feat.
The post read, Congratulations, Burna Boy on becoming the first African Artist to hit 1 billion Audiomack streams.”
It was reported earlier this month, that the Nigerian music superstar made history by becoming the first African artist to headline a solo concert in a UK stadium. He sold out the 80,000-capacity London Stadium and performed his “Love Damini” album and some of his hit songs. The London Stadium management acknowledged his achievement on Twitter.
Burna Boy performed at the Champions League Kick-off Show by Pepsi, following his sold-out concert in the London Stadium. He shared the stage with Brazilian pop star Anitta in Istanbul, Turkey, and performed songs like ‘Last Last’ and ‘It’s Plenty’. Burna Boy is expanding his global audience and musical achievements as he aims to conquer bigger music markets.