Streaming music is the most popular way to listen to music these days. The traditional tape, CDs, and Mp3 files are fast becoming phased out. Music streaming habit has continued to out of the need for artists to earn from their music. Music is a commodity and streaming ensures it.
According to the leader board of Google play store and Apply playstore data, the same apps remain atop. This implies most Nigerian music consumers use the same set of streaming apps no matter the smartphone. Most of the apps with high user numbers in Nigeria are free streaming platforms. Perhaps many Nigerians living within are not in the best position to stream or buy music like other countries. There are a considerable number of consumers here that buy or stream music, however. While some others continue to download illegally or used other methods of choosing. The information in this article is verifiable on SimilarWeb and was last updated as of December 2020.
The list is contrary to general deductions of which app are most popular. Many discussions had high support for Apple music, Deezer, Tidal, and Spotify. Actual statistics suggest otherwise, as none of the aforementioned appear in top 10. Below are three music streaming apps mostly used in Nigeria:
Ranked at number 9 in music apps, Audiomack apparently has a bulk of its patronage from Nigeria. It is designed for both Iphones and Android, as well as other smart devices. It is popular for allowing offline listening, saving data, and the free option for listeners and artists. Audiomack is also user-friendly offering mixtapes, songs, and playlists.
Boomplay music was formerly Boomplayer. After receiving millions of dollars worth of push from China, they have made a bigger mark in music.
Youbtube music is a renowned song and video streaming platform owned by Google LLC. The user interface is quite appealing and easy.