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Ayra Starr’s ‘The Year I Turned 21’ Album Debuts on Billboard 200

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Ayra Starr’s newest album, ‘The Year I Turned 21‘, has stormed the Billboard 200 chart, debuting at No. 195.

Selling an impressive 8,000 units in its inaugural week, Ayra Starr’s ascent onto the Billboard 200 makes her the first Nigerian artist to achieve such a feat. This milestone underscores the talent of the Grammy-nominated singer and the growing global recognition of Nigerian music.

The album, released on May 30, 2024, has been making waves across streaming platforms. The album shattered records on Spotify, boasting 1.2 million streams on its opening day in Nigeria alone. Additionally, the album set a new benchmark for global streams by a Nigerian female artist, raking in an impressive 6.3 million streams worldwide on its debut day.

Ayra Starr’s meteoric rise in the Nigerian music scene has been remarkable. Not only has she garnered critical acclaim for her musical prowess, but she has also achieved several significant milestones.

West Africa Weekly previously reviewed her album, praising its distinctive quality. This indicates that Ayra Starr’s legacy in the music industry is just beginning.

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