Last Updated on Aug 4, 2022 | 19:19 by Tommy
Buga Breaks Record as The First Song to Surpass 100 million Streams on Boomplay
The hottest Afrobeats song of the moment “Buga” by Nigerian artistes Kizz Daniel and Tekno has attained yet another monumental feat as it amasses over 100 million streams on Boomplay, thus, making history as the first song to achieve this on the streaming platform. This announcement is coming on the heels of Kizz Daniel’s recent milestone achievement as the first most streamed artist on Boomplay.
Originally released on May 4, 2022, “Buga” talks about money, motivation, and jamboree and was an instant hit upon release. The song became the most Shazam song in the world. Buga was also reported to have accumulated 1 million streams within 24 hours of release on Boomplay and peaked in countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Togo, Zambia, DRC, Benin and Sierra Leone.
Commenting on this historic feat of Buga, Tosin Sorinola, Director of Artiste & Media Relations at Boomplay said “Kizz Daniel is a truly brilliant artist and continues to surpass expectations with his artistry. We are thrilled to witness another historic milestone from him and incredibly proud of the strides Buga is making on the global front. Boomplay remains committed to building the most reliable and transparent music ecosystem in Africa and bringing everything music from around the world to Africans.”
Notably, the song has enjoyed groundbreaking moments on the music landscape, including impressive turnouts at Kizz Daniel’s US tours, which also shows the Pan-African efforts for Afrobeats’ International success has continued to see the global sound relished across different corners of the world.
With remarkable projects under his belt and recently Barnabas EP all of which continues to garner astounding listenership on Boomplay, Kizz Daniel is undoubtedly, one artist whose career is laudable and riddled with hit records and with the success of Buga, the record is well on its way to becoming the biggest African song of 2022.