Ayra Starr makes history after debuting on Billboard 200

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Nigerian singer Ayra Starr is the first Nigerian female artist to debut on the Billboard 200.

This feat sees Ayra Starr become the first Nigerian artist to have an album debut on the chart.

Since the album’s release on May 30, 2024, Ayra Starr’s ‘The Year I Turned 21’ has enjoyed praise for its brilliant fusing of genres and robust musical offerings.

The album broke the record for the biggest opening day Spotify Nigerian streams for an album by a Nigerian artist with 1.2 million streams. She also set the record for the highest opening day global Spotify streams for an album by a Nigerian female artist with 6.3 million streams.

Since breaking into the Nigerian mainstream, Ayra Starr has soared to success with her music earning her several firsts in the Nigerian music industry. Her hit single ‘Rush’ is the most viewed music video by a Nigerian female artist and also the only song by a Nigerian female artist to be certified diamond in France.

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