It's a Battle of Crowd Vocals for the No. 1 on Next Week's Nigeria Top 100

by Ayomide Oriowo

Jul 21, 2022, 11:38:10 AM

It's a Battle of Crowd Vocals for the No. 1 on the next Nigeria Top 100

"Bandana," "PBUY," "It's Plenty" and "For My Hand" are all challenging for No. 1 on next week's Nigeria Top 100. Next week's Nigeria Top 100 chart will comprise of the tracking week of Friday, July 15 – Thursday, July 21.

The race for No. 1 has been building throughout the week and currently, each of these songs is leading at least one format/platform used for music consumption.

"It's Plenty" is leading the race on Apple Music Nigeria, the song is expected to tally north of 500,000 streams during the tracking week period. The song is No. 2 on Spotify and in the lower part of top ten on Boomplay and Audiomack respectively. It is also trending at No. 11 on YouTube. On radio, it has tallied 31.8 million in radio reach so far, which is already 3x its tally from its debut week.

"Bandana," which debuted at No. 66 on this week's Top 100 off one day of tracking is looking to rocket to the summit of next week's chart. It currently leads Spotify with a significant lead over the chasing pack, expected to tally north of 500,000 streams on Apple Music, and sits at No. 1 and No. 4 on Audiomack and Boomplay respectively. It is trending at No. 10 on YouTube and is projected to tally close to 50 million in radio reach.

Former No. 1, "PBUY" is not leading on any platform but sits in the top five of most – and also has a bigger lead on airplay over the remaining songs.

Current No. 1, "For My Hand" will be looking to make it two weeks at No. 1 by remaining at the summit of the chart. It is leading on YouTube and top five on every other platform except TV (currently out of the top 40 on the building TV chart).

The race for No. 1 is too close to call heading to the final tracking day of the week. The chart will be published on Monday, July 25, 2022. The top ten countdown on Twitter Space will hold at 5PM WAT while the rest of the Top 100 will be revealed on Tuesday, July 26.

Other songs such as Crayon's "Ijo (Laba Laba)" and Omah Lay's "I'm A Mess" are also expected to make top ten debuts on next week's chart.

You can explore this week's chart here.

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