• Omah Lay Stays at the Top, Patoranking Makes Chart History

Omah Lay leads the chart for a record-extending fourth week.

‘Bad Influence’ records 1.38 equivalent streams to remain at the top of the chart for the fourth week in a row.

Patoranking’s ‘Abule’ records the biggest jump on Top Streaming Chart history moving from No. 47 to No. 4.

Let’s rundown the top ten of the Top Streaming Chart, which blends the weekly streaming numbers of songs on the three major freemium streaming platform in the country. The full chart dated August 11, 2020 was revealed yesterday.

TurnTable Charts employs a point per play value system for factoring streams from Audiomack, Boomplay and YouTube NG into the chart; full point per value is employed for Boomplay and YouTube NG streams, 4/5 point per value of total streams from Audiomack is used in the ranking of all songs by Nigerian artistes, and a tier-system point per value for songs by artistes from other African countries.


Omah Lay’s ‘Bad Influence’ has led the chart for four consecutive weeks posting at least 1 million equivalent streams in every week of the chart; the song posts 1.38 million equivalent streams to stay at the top.

Omah Lay’s ‘You’ moves to a new peak at No. 2 with 1.05 million equivalent streams, dropping 1.86% from last week. In the process, Omah Lay becomes the first artiste to occupy first two positions in a week on Top Streaming Chart. ‘Bad Influence’ and ‘You’ are also the only songs to record 1 million equivalent stream across Audiomack, Boomplay and YouTube.

Mayorkun’s former No. 1 ‘Betty Butter’ featuring Davido moves 4-3 after recording 974,962 equivalent streams during the tracking week.


Patoranking’s ‘Abule’ makes history with the biggest jump in chart history, moving from No. 47 to No. 4. The song posts 964,699 equivalent streams during the tracking week. The popularity of ‘Abule’ also leads to the debut of Patoranking’s ‘I’m in Love’ at No. 50 while the artiste is featured on Victor AD’s ‘Prayer Request’ which moves to new peak at No. 13 after debuting last week.

Zinoleesky’s ‘Mapariwo’ returns to the top five with 892,004 equivalent streams while Omah Lay’s ‘Lo Lo’ slides to No. 6 after recording 830,212 equivalent streams during the tracking week. Rema’s ‘Woman’ and Omah Lay’s ‘Damn’ repeat at No. 7 and No. 8 respectively. Rounding out the top ten is Fireboy DML’s ‘Eli’ which falls to No. 9 after debuting at No. 2 last week; and Naira Marley’s ‘As E Dey Go’ at No. 10 after peaking at a No. 4.

Follow @TurntableCharts on Twitter for daily updates, Nigerian music facts and everything Nigerian music. Again, be sure to check the Top Streaming Chart and Top Airplay Chart. Weekly streaming chart is sourced from the DSPs while the data for airplay chart is provided by Radiomonitor.

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