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Algerian Act Soolking is the Most Streamed African Artist on Deezer


Algerian act Soolking tops the lists of the “Most Streamed Artists by African Users”, and the “Top 20 Most Streamed Artists from Africa and the Diaspora”.

Digital streaming service Deezer, released both lists: “Most Streamed Artists by African Users” & “Top 20 Most Streamed Artists from Africa and the Diaspora” along with the specially curated “Africa Unite” playlist in celebration of African artists, in commemoration of Africa Day on May 25th. Both lists were topped by Algerian act Soolking, followed closely by France-based Congolese rapper Ninho.

Deezer’s editor for Africa, Sotiris Moldovanos, said: “What makes Africa so special is the rich diversity that can be found everywhere, from our culture, languages, art and especially our unique music.”

“At Deezer we want to celebrate and showcase the incredible artists and the music making waves across the continent and the world. Local artists across Africa continue to create new sounds that inspire fellow artists around the world.”

Check out both lists below:

Top 20 most streamed artists overall by African users

  1. Soolking
  2. Ninho
  3. Eminem
  4. Drake
  5. PNL
  6. The Weeknd
  7. Justin Bieber
  8. Billie Eilish
  9. Dadju
  10. Burna Boy
  11. Roddy Ricch
  12. Amr Diab
  13. Ed Sheeran
  14. Maes
  15. Post Malone
  16. Chris Brown
  17. Travis Scott
  18. Kabza De Small
  19. DJ Maphorisa
  20. Khalid

Top 20 most streamed artists from Africa and the diaspora by African users

  1. Soolking
  2. Ninho
  3. Burna Boy
  4. Amr Diab
  5. Kabza De Small
  6. DJ Maphorisa
  7. Fireboy Dml
  8. Davido
  9. Damso
  10. Mohamed Amaki
  11. WizKid
  12. Maître Gims
  13. Mr Eazi
  14. Joeboy
  15. Naira Marley
  16. Joyous Celebration
  17. Fally Ipupa
  18. Elaine
  19. Rema
  20. Spoegwolf


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