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These are Spotify’s Top 10 Artists, Songs and Playlists in Kenya

Spotify Kenya has unveiled a breakdown of how Kenyans are using the music platform. They’ve shared a list of the top 10 songs, artists, playlists and locations in a recent press release.

The platform says that since its expansion to the market, Kenyans have gravitated towards popular local and global sounds. Allowing for flavours that showcase local talent and unique genres that bring the East African country sounds to the world.  

Local artists making the list for top streamed artists by Kenyans include industry veteran Sauti Sol and R&B/Afropop artist Nviiri The Storyteller.

“Spotify has always celebrated Africa’s abundance of talent and diversity. Now with Spotify’s presence across Africa, we will continue to use the power of the platform to amplify African creators  to a global audience. What we are seeing come out of Kenya is that the Gengetone genre, which draws sonic influences from dancehall, reggaeton and Genge, is gaining popularity. This youth-driven sound of Kenya’s streets is growing and our flagship Gengetone Fire playlist shows up in the top 10 most streamed playlists on Spotify.”  says Phiona Okumu, Head of Music, Sub-Saharan Africa

Top 10 most streamed Songs on Spotify in Kenya

  1. Niko Sawa
  2. MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
  3. Levitating (feat. DaBaby)
  4. Peaches (feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon)
  5. RAPSTAR
  6. Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)
  7. Up
  8. Heartbreak Anniversary
  9. Leave The Door Open
  10. Astronaut In The Ocean

Top 10 most streamed artists on Spotify in Kenya

  1. Drake
  2. Sauti Sol
  3. Justin Bieber
  4. Pop Smoke
  5. Juice WRLD
  6. Burna Boy
  7. The Weeknd
  8. DaBaby
  9. J. Cole
  10. Travis Scott

Top 10 most streamed playlists in Kenya

  1. Today’s Top Hits
  2. RapCaviar
  3. African Heat
  4. Made In Kenya
  5. Mood Booster
  6. Mega Hit Mix
  7. Hot Hits Kenya
  8. Soft Pop Hits
  9. Top Gaming Tracks
  10. Gengetone Fire

Top 10 cities Kenyans are streaming Spotify from

  1. Nairobi
  2. Mombasa
  3. Nakuru
  4. Eldoret
  5. Kisumu
  6. Thika
  7. Nyeri
  8. Meru
  9. Kiambu
  10. Mandera
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