Ayra Starr, a singer and composer from Nigeria, became the first female Nigerian artist to exceed 100 million Spotify streams, shattering a significant record in the country’s music business.

The young vocalist who was signed to Mavin Records in 2021 has been making waves in the Nigerian music market with her vocals and style. Her popular song, “Rush,” has amassed 100 million Spotify listens to date, according to Chart Data, making her the first female Nigerian artist to do it with a solo single.

As Ayra Starr’s historic accomplishment was announced, her fans and following congratulated her on the amazing feat. Thanking everyone, Ayra Starr said that things that were once only in her dreams were now becoming a reality.