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Entertainment of Tuesday, 21 June 2022


CKay becomes second most streamed Afrobeats artist on Spotify

Nigerian singer Ckay Nigerian singer Ckay

Afrobeats singer Chukwuka Ekweani, popularly known as CKay has set a new record on the music streaming platform Spotify with the song “Love Nwantiti”.

He becomes the second Nigerian singer to have over a billion streams on Spotify in all versions. With 1.2 billion streams, he is second to Burna Boy with 1.4 billion streams.

"Love Nwantiti" and “Emiliana” has received multiple certifications around the world and also became the first African artist to surpass 30 million monthly Spotify listeners.

Love Nwantiti recently reached double platinum in the United States and has gone platinum in France too.

CKay's single “Emiliana” has also been certified Platinum in France with 18 million Spotify streams and is now the second most-streamed Afrobeats song in France, trailing only Love Nwantiti (31.5 Million streams).

His latest single 'Watawi' featuring Davido, Focalistic, and Abidoza has received mixed reactions.