Boomplay, one of the biggest music streaming service providers in Africa released a list of songs and Artistes that topped its Charts in 2018.
Boomplay revealed its annual stats for Kenya, which showcased the music trends and artists that defined the year in Kenya based on Boomplay stats.
According to the stats from Boomplay, its streaming rose above 1.1 billion with over 134,000 user-generated playlist globally, with almost 70% increase compared to the previous year.
Nyashinki’s Malaika and Bebi Bebi featured on the Trending artistes of 2018. Khaligraph Jones Album Testimony 1990 managed to hold the number one spot as Sauti Sol’s Short and Sweet was themost-streamed song in Kenya.
Top 10 trending artistes of 2018 is a mix of Kenyan, Tanzanian and Nigerian artistes. While Nyashinki leads the pack, Tanzania's Harmonize and Aslay take the second and third spot.
Top 10 albums of 2018
Top 10 albums of 2018 are an interesting mix of local and international artistes. Rapper Khaligraph Jones' Testimony 1990 takes the top spot with Evelyne Wanjiru's Mungu Mkuu" following. Tanzanian Nandi takes the third spot.
Top trending songs of 2018
Nyashinki once again made waves with his two mega hits Malaika and Mungu Pekee leading the pack of top trending songs of 2018. Gloria Muliro’s Narudisha came in third.
Top in Gospel
In the gospel scene, Bahati, Evelyn Wanjiru led the list of top gospel artistes of 2018. Nigerian singer Sinach came in third followed by Gloria Muliro.
Boomplay Music is a media streaming service developed by Transsnet Music Limited. The service was first launched in Nigeria in 2015 by TECNO Mobile.