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  • Updated: November 22, 2023

Afrobeats: How Nigerians topped Year-End US Chart

Afrobeats: How Nigerians topped Year-End US Chart

In a groundbreaking victory, Nigerians swept the Billboard Year-End U.S. Afrobeats Artists Chart for 2023.

Grammy-awardee Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, topped the list of singers, ranking No. 1 on the chart.

Burna Boy was immediately followed by 'Calm Down' crooner, Rema while Tems, Cameroonian singer Libianca, and Wizkid came third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

The sixth to tenth positions on the chart were occupied by Ayra Starr, CKay, Asake, Davido, and Oxlade.

However, in the Afrobeats Songs category,  Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ remix featuring Selena Gomez topped the chart followed by Libianca’s ‘People’, Tems’ ‘Free Mind’, Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, and Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ on the second to fifth spots.

'Calm Down' remix also held the second spot on the Year-End Billboard Global 200 and 

Billboard is a renowned media platform and the Year-End U.S. Afrobeats Artists Chart is a comprehensive list that showcases the standout Afrobeat artists and songs that made waves throughout the year, irrespective of their release date within that period. 

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