Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Wendy Shay reign supreme as Boomplay unveils top artists of 2023


Africa’s premier music streaming and download platform, Boomplay has unveiled its yearly report of music consumption on the platform that reflects music streaming data of local music scenes.

Tagged #BoomplayRecap2023 to signify the year under review, the report is segmented into three to focus on country, artist and user insights for 2023.

The streaming platform recorded an increase in its catalogue to 120 million songs with over 10 million artists and 7500 plus content providers in the year under review.

The most popular music genres on Boomplay in 2023 include Afrofusion, Afrobeats, Amapiano, Gospel, Gengentone and HipHop & Rap.

According to the Boomplay Recap 2023 for Ghana, these are some of the categories of top artists and most streamed songs of 2023:

Top Male Artist

I.Black Sherif



Top Female Artist

I.Wendy Shay

II.Diana Hamilton


Top Rising Artist

I.Banzy Banero


III.Skyface SDW

Most Streamed Songs

I. Country Side – Sarkodie ft. Black Sherif

II. Konongo Zongo – Black Sherif

III. Oh Paradise – Black Sherif

Most Streamed Albums

I. The Villain I Never Was – Black Sherif

II.Jamz – Sarkodie

III. 5th Dimension – Stonebwoy

View the complete Boomplay Recap 2023 for Ghana and other countries list here:

Also, one can find Boomplay Recap 2023 lists for all key African countries on the Boomplay app including specially curated playlists of all categories, genres and artists.

Boomplay Recap for Artists 2023 and your unique My Boomplay Recap 2023 (Recap for Users) coming soon.

About Boomplay

Boomplay is an Africa-focused music streaming and download service which houses millions of songs, videos, and entertainment news. Boomplay users can stream their favourite songs for free and subscribe to access premium features such as ad-free streaming and saving music for offline play. Boomplay currently has over 90 million monthly active users (MAU) with a rich catalogue of over 120 million songs from around the world. The service is available globally on mobile through the Google Play Store for Android, App Store for iOS and on the web via The company has regional offices in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania.