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Burna Boy Becomes First African Artist to Reach 100 Million Streams on Spotify

The Grammy-award winning 'African Giant' has become the most sought-after artist after three of his albums reportedly reached over 100 million streams each.

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy has, at just age 29, made Africa proud once again. This time, his three highly accoladed albums Twice as Tall, African Giant and Outside have been recognised for reaching 100 million streams each. Chart Data, an independent online platform that collates digital music statistics from around the world announced the astounding news in a tweet.

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Nigeria Confers Burna Boy With 'Distinguished Service Star' Award After Historic Grammy Win

Burna Boy: "I have collected honours everywhere in the world, but it feels different when you get it from home."