Libianca, the Cameroonian-American singer, has been making waves on the UK Official Singles Chart as her hit track ‘People’ reaches a new peak position of NO. 7. The chart week for 23rd March 2023 showcased the continued success of this cross-over Afrobeats hit, as it extends its stay on the chart to 11 weeks.
Since its release, ‘People’ has achieved remarkable international success, becoming the first Afrobeats hit of 2023 to crossover to a global audience. This achievement has firmly established Libianca as a rising star in the music industry, captivating audiences with her unique sound and lyrical style.
Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ has also been making waves on the UK Official Singles Chart, returning to its peak position of NO. 5 and extending its place on the chart to 29 weeks. This hit track continues to be the biggest Afrobeat single in the UK, cementing Rema’s position as one of the genre’s most popular artists.
Additionally, Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’ has been climbing the charts, reaching a new peak of NO. 24 and moving 4 places up from its NO. 28 spot last week, as it enters its 8th week on the chart. This impressive feat highlights Ayra Starr’s rising popularity and talent as an emerging artist in the Afrobeat genre.
The success of these Afrobeat artists is a testament to the growing popularity of the genre in the UK and beyond. Their unique sound and musical style have captured the hearts and minds of listeners around the world, with their music serving as a reflection of the diverse cultural influences that shape the global music scene. These talented artists are paving the way for the future of Afrobeat music, and their success is a testament to the genre’s growing influence on the global music scene.