Songs Of The Summer: Ladipoe, Buju & More Lead The Charge This Week
Feeling is taking over
Feeling is taking over
The summer days are rolling in. With two weeks into July, the competition is fiercer than ever before. Last week’s highlights saw Wizkid and Tems’ “Essence” blazing across two charts, Olamide leading the pack, and Omah Lay winning over hearts and ears.
The third-week results are in and Ladipoe, Buju, Master KG, Burna Boy and more are topping the charts. This week, we’re doing things a little different bringing you only the highlights from all three charts. Dig in.
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This week, the TurnTable Top 50 and the Songs of the Summer Nigeria chart are both declaring Ladipoe and Buju’s “Feeling” as the No.1 song in the country. This is a monumental feat that is bolstered by the fact that Ladipoe is a rapper topping mainstream charts.
Following the release of their joint EP ‘LV N ATTN’, Lojay and Sarz join the rankings of formidable artist-producer pairings. This week, they’re in the charts once again with “Tonongo” which has moved up one spot this week from No.15 last week to No.14. The song generated 76300 total streams and 20320305 impressions in airplay.
After making his entry on the TurnTable Top 50 this month, rising Nigerian singer AV has now made his official debut on the Songs of the Summer Nigeria chart. This week, he debuts at No.15 after the song garnered 1108666 total streams.
It’s been over a year since South African DJ and producer, Master KG released his smash hit “Jerusalema” featuring Nomcebo Zikode. Yet, the song is still making strides across the continent. This week, continuing from his earlier winning streak, Master KG’s “Jerusalema” is in the top spot on the African Songs of the Summer chart. It drew over 10 million streams and over 340 million radio airplay impressions worldwide during the tracking week.
MasterKG also has the No. 2 songs in the chart as he links up with world-famous DJ, David Guetta and singer, Akon for his new release titled “Shine Your Light”. The single is also currently enjoying wide success globally.
This week, the Grammy award-winning artist has four entries on the chart. “Kilometre” remains at its No.4 spot from last week with 2,7659,249 total airplay impressions and a total cumulative of 421,522 streams. Elsewhere on the charts, his other releases such as “On The Low” rises from No.8 to No.7 this week and “Ye” from No.10 to No.8. It’s a great week for Burna Boy.
Over the past month, “Essence” has been on a winning streak. All across social media timelines, the magic that Wizkid and Tems created is picking up steam despite being released last year. This week, it’s attained new heights by making its debut entry on the Billboard Top 100 charts at No.82. Similarly, it remains a mainstay on the charts this week retaining its No.1 spot.
Fresh Meat alum, Gyakie has taken off in a big way this year. Since releasing her debut EP ‘Seed’ earlier last year, her single “Forever” instantly became a fan favourite. This year, she followed it up with the song’s official remix featuring Omah Lay which has been a mainstay on the TurnTable Top 50. This week, on the charts, the song moves up one spot from No.15 to No.14.
Since the beginning of the summer, Mavin artists have dominated the charts. This week, Ruger and Rema are mainstays on the chart packing 4 entries in total between them. Rema’s “Soundgasm”, the first promotional single from his forthcoming debut album is in the Top 3 this week after moving up one spot from last week. Elsewhere on the chart, Ruger’s “Bounce” makes its way from No.15 to No.14 this week.
You can see a full breakdown of the charts here.
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