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Spotify unveils annual round-up of the top artists, albums, songs

If 2020 was the year that flipped the world on its head, 2021 was the year that we got used to seeing things upside down. With “normal” thrown out the window, we embraced the unknown and championed all of the things that make each of us unique. In 2021 Spotify marked its official entry into the Ugandan market. The music streaming giant unveiled ‘Wrapped’ it’s annual round-up of the top artists, albums, songs, and playlists of the year as streamed by users on the platform from around the world.

Spotify’s 2021 Wrapped is a celebration of the millions of weird and wonderful ways to listen and live in a world that continues to keep us on our toes.

Spotify unveiled its annual 2021 Wrapped campaign and personalized user experience inspired by just that. So which artistes and songs kept Ugandans entertained this year? Who were the local artistes who Ugandan Spotify users listened to and how did the world listen this year?

Drake was Uganda’s most-streamed artiste followed by Justin Beiber. Nigerian artistes Burna Boy and Wizkid received a lot of love from Uganda coming in 3rd and 4th place respectively and rounding up the top five is American rapper Kanye West. Here is a breakdown of Spotify’s Wrapped lists in Uganda:

Most Streamed Artists in Uganda

  1. Drake
  2. Justin Bieber
  3. Burna Boy
  4. WizKid
  5. Kanye West
  6. Doja Cat
  7. Fireboy DML
  8. Chris Brown
  9. Khalid
  10. The Weeknd

Most Streamed Tracks in Uganda

  1. Ruger – Bounce
  2. Fireboy DML – Peru
  3. Omah Lay – Understand
  4. JoeBoy – Sip (Alcohol)
  5. The Kid LAROI – STAY (with Justin Bieber)
  6. Lojay, Sarz – Monalisa
  7. LADIPOE – Feeling
  8. Lil Nas X – INDUSTRY BABY (feat. Jack Harlow)
  9. Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
  10. Justin Bieber – Peaches (feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon)

Most Streamed Local Artists in Uganda

  1. Uthman
  2. Azawi
  3. $hyli
  4. Eddy Kenzo
  5. Sheebah
  6. Fik Fameica
  7. Radio And Weasel
  8. Spice Diana
  9. Vinka
  10. Pallaso

Most streamed Ugandan songs

  1. Uthman – It’s OK
  2. Uthman – Ready Ready
  3. Pia Pounds – Tupaate
  4. Eddy Kenzo – Weekend
  5. Fik Fameica- Buligita
  6. $hyli – Your Body
  7. Azawi – Slow Dancing
  8. selecta jef, Sheebah – Boy Fire
  9. Azawi – My Year
  10. $hyli – Mina’s Song

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