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Simi Becomes The First Female To Reach 100 Million Streams On Boomplay

Award winning singer – songwriter , Simi has achieved a monumental feat as she becomes the first female artiste to reach 100 million total streams on Boomplay .

The # 1 music streaming and download service recently made the milestone announcement on their social media pages .

Hot off of the success and reception from her recently released 5th solo project ‘ To Be Honest ‘ , Simi is reckoned as one of the prominent and leading voices shaping the new wave of Afropop sound flooding both local and international music charts .

With 100 million streams on Boomplay , Simi records another major career milestone , that furthers the celebration and representation of women breaking boundaries and leading trail blazing achievements in music .

In addition , Simi joins a growing list of Boomplay’s Golden Club , whose other members include Nigeria’s Burna Boy , Wizkid , Davido , Fireboy DML , Joeboy and Omah Lay , as well as Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz and Rayvanny .

Commenting on this feat , Tosin Sorinola , Director of Artiste & Media Relations , Boomplay , shared that ; ” Boomplay is dedicated to amplifying voices and ensuring inclusion and representation in music .

As an organization , we will continue to recognize and celebrate the strides made by women globally . ”

Simisola Bolatito Kosoko , better known by her stage name Simi , started her career as a gospel singer , releasing her debut studio album in 2008 , titled Ogaju , she also recently played as one of the top judges in the season 7 of Nigerian idol 2022 .

Since her last full – length project in 2019 , the Nigerian singer has achieved a top 5 record on the Billboard World Album Chart , an MTV Africa Music Award nomination , amongst other accomplishments , including this latest streaming milestone .

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