Afrobeat began in Ghana in the early 1920s. Nigeria later joined the Afrobeat wave in the late 1960s led by Fela Kuti who experimented with different contemporary music of the time.
Ever since Nigeria has been producing amazing sounds that travel all over the world.
The Nigerian Music Industry has gone from CD eras to Streaming eras with streaming platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, Audiomack, Boomplay leading the way.
One of the Leading Nigerian Music blogs, Mp3bullet.ng under Mp3bullet Media has compiled the list of most-streamed Nigerian artistes on Spotify.x
1. Wizkid – 3,485,993,216
2. Burna Boy – 1,836,385,624
3. Mr Eazi – 1,059,515,866
4. Davido – 629,862,493
5. Maleek Berry – 442,738,299
6. Tekno – 205,976,589
7. Tiwa Savage – 179,123,712
8. P-square – 171,839,601
9. Yemi Alade – 146,942,395
10. Olamide – 141,684,604
Mp3bullet.ng, the official website of Mp3bullet Media has bagged the Best Music Blog of the Year Awards at POPA Awards 2016.
Wizkid was crowned the artiste of the year at the just concluded 2016 POPA Awards.
Mp3bullet was honoured alongside, Adekunle Gold, Lindaikeji, GTBank, Obi Asika, Mr Eazi, Mayorkun and other influential people in the industry.
Other Special Recognition Awards:
1. Best Theater Producer – Bolanle Austen Peters
2. Rap Artiste of the Year – Yung6ix
3. Artistes to watch out for in 2017- Cy Akanni, Sazzy, & Volume
4. Best Cargo Service Provider- Bob Link Cargo & Logistics Service
5. Best New Comic Act- Woli Arole
6. Biggest Hip Hop Record of the Year- Yung6ix – Respek On My Name
7. Best Lyrics Rapper- Vector
8. Theater Art of the Year- Bikiya
9. Rap Youth Ambassador- Rym
10. Most Popular Street Slang – Who U EPP – Olamide
11. Enterprenuer of the Year- Chiamaka Marylyne Madu
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12. Best Nollywood Actress- Rita Dominic
13. Best Nollywood Actor- Odunlade Adekola
14. Record Label of the Year- DMW (Davido Music World)
15. Best Dj of the Year- Dj XCLUSIVE
16. Best OAP of all time- Olisa Aduba
17. Best Video Station of the Year- Soundcity
18. Online Personality of the Year- Demola Expoze
19. Best flash back Remix- Bad Girl Special Remix by Mr 2kay ft Cynthia Mogan & Seyi Seyi
20. Legendary Artiste of all time- 2Baba
21. Promising Actor of the year- Mr Debo Macaroni
22. Hottest Nollywood Actress- Tonto Dikeh
23. Best Twitter Trend Setter – @talktoamadope