Asake makes history as debut album hits 200m streams on Boomplay
Asake breaks history with his debut album reaching 200 million streams on Boomplay.
Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, has broken a record with his debut album, “Mr Money With The Vibes” on Boomplay.
The project has received 200 million streams on the international streaming service Boomplay, making it the first debut album by a Nigerian artist to accomplish this achievement.
Mr Money With The Vibes was released on Wednesday, September 7th, and it quickly rose to the top of the charts in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
Along with the outstanding accolades the album received, he has amassed 200 million streams on Boomplay, joining the elite group of trendsetters.
This makes it the second afrobeat album to reach this milestone. The first album was Burna Boy’s Grammy-winning, Twice As Tall.
Similarly, the YBNL act also made history on Apple Music with its debut album in the month of its release.
A week after the album dropped, it has bagged six record-making milestones on Apple Music worldwide.
‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ recorded the biggest opening day for an African album in Apple Music history.
The album also broke the record for the biggest opening three days for an African album in Apple Music history.
In a record-breaking trend, 9 songs off the album got into the Global Daily Top 100.
Furthermore, in a feat never before accomplished by an African album, ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ reached Number One on the Top Albums Chart in 31 countries worldwide, including Nigeria, the U.K., and Ireland.
Multiple songs off of Asake’s album reached the Daily Top 100 in 60 countries worldwide, including 26 where they reached the top 10.
The leading songs off the album also reached Number One in 14 countries worldwide.