TurnTable Top 50: Ayra Starr Earns Her First Number One with “Bloody Samaritan”

the first solo entry by a female artist to reach the summit

This week, after a phenomenal rise on the TurnTable charts since its release, Ayra Starr’s “Bloody Samaritan” rises to No.1 and becomes the first song solo entry by a female artist to reach the summit of the chart. The single from the Mavin act tallied 55.5 million in radio reach (up 15.2%), 9.14 million in TV reach (up 24.3%) and 1.91 million equivalent streams (up 1.1%). It also occupies No. 1 on the radio in Nigeria, No. 2 on streaming and No. 5 on TV.

While Ayra Starr’s “Bloody Samaritan” also lands a spot on the biggest debut weeks by a song in chart history, it’s closely followed in the chart by former chart-topper, “Lie” by Kizz Daniel which moves down a place to No.2. It tallied 48 million in radio reach (down 1.6%), 1.94 million equivalent streams (down 16.4%) and 12.5 million in TV reach (up 41.6%). It’s closely followed by Fireboy DML’s “Peru” which remains in the No.3 spot this week.

Omah Lay’s “Understand” is still in the top 5 despite being released in July. This week it slides down to No. 4 on the charts after topping the charts for three weeks. It’s followed by Adekunle Gold’s “High” featuring Davido which rounds up the top 5 this week. Tiwa Savage’s “Somebody’s Son” with Brandy rises to a new peak of No. 6 on the Top 50; it posted 51.4 million in radio reach (up 16%) and 368,000 equivalent streams (up 3.6%).

Burna Boy’s “Question” with Don Jazzy slips to No. 7 after peaking at No. 4 on the chart. Lojay & Sarz’s “Monalisa” moves to a new high of No. 8 after tallying 34.1 million in radio reach (up 3%), 492,000 equivalent streams (up 19.4%) and debuts with 7.7 million in TV reach. Rounding out this week’s top ten of the Top 50; Adekunle Gold’s “Sinner” with Lucky Daye falls 7-9 while Mohbad’s “Feel Good” at No. 10 returns into the top ten. “Feel Good” has peaked at No. 7 so far on the chart.

Read a full rundown of the charts here.

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