Billboard names Burna Boy number 1 Afrobeats artist

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Burna Boy

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has been ranked No. 1 on the Billboard Year-End U.S. Afrobeats Artists Chart.

‘Calm Down’ crooner, Rema took the second spot while Tems, Cameroonian diva, Libianca, and Wizkid are placed third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

Ayra Starr, CKay, Asake, Davido and Oxlade complete the top 10 in the list released on Tuesday evening via Billboard website.

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Meanwhile, Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ remix featuring Selena Gomez topped the Billboard Year-End U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart, Libianca’s ‘People’ and Tems’ ‘Free Mind’ ranked at number 2 and three, respectively.

Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, and Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ complete the top 5.

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ also finished No. 1 on Billboard’s 2023 Pop Airplay & Rhythmic Airplay year-end chart, and No. 6 on the Hot 100 Year End 2023 chart.

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