2nd December, 2021
Award-winning Nigerian singer Adedamola Adefolahan also known as Fireboy DML has surpassed 100 million streams on popular streaming platform, Boomplay.
With this feat, the singer joins Burna Boy and Olamide in Boomplay’s Golden Club.
“Laughter, tears and goosebumps,” his 2019 debut album is his most streamed body of work with 58 million streams and his most recent single ‘Peru’ leading as his most-streamed single with 14.9 million streams.
In 2020, the Afropop sensation released his sophomore album “Apollo,” which had instant hits like ‘Champion’ and ‘Tattoo.’ The RnB album gathered over 57 million streams on Boomplay by 2021 pivoting Fireboy’s ingress into the Golden Club.
According to an in-depth analysis of data, Fireboy’s music enjoyed a total of 1884 playlists inclusion and is currently being consumed in 107 countries worldwide via the platform.
Fireboy’s hit single “scatter” also featured on FIFA’s latest 2021 soundtrack. The feature makes Fireboy the first Nigeria-based artist to appear on the FIFA 21 soundtrack.
Fireboy DML is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide. His debut studio album Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps was released in 2019
Fireboy DML grew up in Abeokuta and was a member of his local church choir. He developed interest in music while studying at Obafemi Awolowo University. His breakthrough single “Jealous” first appeared on YBNL Nation’s collaborative album YBNL Mafia Family (2018), before being re-released on 25 March 2019.