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Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’ Hits 300 Million YouTube Views

Emerging as a musical force in 2019 with her self-titled EP, Ayra Starr has evolved into one of Nigeria’s prominent artists, reaching a pinnacle with her track ‘Rush.’ Released in 2022, the song swiftly garnered both local and international acclaim, securing the top spot on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 100.

Internationally, ‘Rush’ made waves, charting in diverse countries like Canada, Lebanon, Belgium, Netherlands, South Africa, Hungary, Ireland, and France, where it peaked at an impressive No. 5. Notably, Ayra Starr made history by becoming the first Nigerian lead female artist to grace the UK Singles Chart.

The song’s triumph extends to the digital realm, with ‘Rush’ amassing over 300 million views on YouTube, solidifying its status as one of the most-watched Nigerian music videos on the platform.

As Ayra Starr continues to bask in the success of ‘Rush,’ she gears up for the 2024 Grammy Awards. Her hit single has earned a nomination in the inaugural Best African Song Performance category, putting her in competition with fellow Nigerian stars Asake & Olamide, Burna Boy, and Davido. The anticipation builds as Ayra Starr prepares to make her mark on the global stage at this prestigious musical celebration.

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