• Fireboy DML and Dj Neptune Dominate Apple Music and iTunes NG Weekly Chart

Written by: Ayomide , Oriowo
2020-07-09T12:15:03.3471675

Fireboy DML Leads Apple Music NG Mid-Year Chart

Fireboy DML leads the Apple Music NG weekly chart on number of appearances on the chart and number of weeks at No. 1. The artiste’s debut album, Laughter Tears & Goosebumps, spurned lots of highly successful songs on the platform in the first half of the year. He also leads iTunes NG chart on number of weeks spent in the top ten.

This analysis is based on the weekly chart of Apple Music NG Top 100 Songs chart and iTunes NG Top Songs chart published by myTuner. The tracking period for the analysis is the chart dated Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 through Jun. 15 – Jun. 21, 2020 for both Apple Music and iTunes NG.

Songs to Chart in Every Week on Apple Music NG

A total of 16 songs have appeared in the Top 100 every single week so far in 2020. Davido and Fireboy DML lead with 4 songs each, which are; ‘Risky,’ ‘Sweet in the Middle,’ ‘1 Milli,’ and ‘Disturbance’ for Davido and ‘Vibration,’ ‘Scatter,’ and ‘Like I Do,’ and ‘King’ for Fireboy DML. American rapper, Roddy Ricch is the only other artiste with multiple songs to chart every single week in the Top 100, 2; which are ‘The Box’ and ‘High Fashion.’ Other songs include Joeboy’s ‘Don’t Call Me Back’ featuring Mayorkun, Reekado Banks’ ‘Rora,’ Tems’ ‘Try Me,’ Naira Marley & Young John’s ‘Mafo,’ Starboy’s ‘Blow’ featuring Wizkid & Blaq Jeree, and Sarz & WurlD’s ‘MAD.’

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Apple Music NG

Fireboy DML’s ‘Vibration’ and Dj Neptune’ ‘Nobody’ share the record for most weeks at No. 1 with 5 each. ‘Vibration’ ruled the chart for the first five weeks at the beginning of the year while Dj Neptune’s ‘Nobody’ featuring Empawa Africa duo of Joeboy and Mr. Eazi led from Mar. 22 through Apr. 12 ('Vibration' spent the last three weeks of 2019 at No. 1 making it 8 weeks in total at the top of Apple Music weekly chart.) Interestingly, both songs were replaced by entries from Mayorkun; ‘Geng’ replaced Vibration while ‘Of Lagos’ replaced ‘Nobody.’ Omah Lay’s ‘Bad Influence’ follows with 4 weeks at No. 1 while Simi’s ‘Duduke’ spent three non-consecutive weeks at the top. Simi joins both Fireboy DML and Dj Neptune as the artistes with most weeks at No. 1s on Apple Music Top Songs with 5; () from ‘Duduke’ and (2) from ‘Know You.’with Ladipoe.

Most Weeks in the Top 5 without a No. 1 on Apple Music NG

Wande Coal’s ‘Again’ holds the record for most weeks in the top five without hitting No.1 with 9. The song peaked at No. 3 for six weeks and spent another three weeks at No. 4. Bad Boy Timz’s ‘MJ’ follows with 7 weeks; peaked at No. 4 for two weeks and another five weeks at No. 5.

Most Weeks in the Top 10 on Apple Music NG

Six songs have spent multiple weeks entering into double figures in the top ten with Wande Coal’s ‘Again’ leading with 19 weeks. The song’s run on the chart has encompassed 20 weeks. ‘Vibration’ and ‘Nobody’ follow with 16 weeks and 15 weeks respectively. Sarz & WurlD’s ‘MAD’ has spent 14 weeks in the top ten; while Roddy Ricch’s ‘The Box’ and Bad Boy Timz’s ‘MJ’ have spent 11 weeks each.

Least Weeks in the Top 10 on Apple Music NG

Three songs have spent just one week in the top ten; they are, Olamide’s ‘Wonma,’ J Hus’s ‘Play Play’ featuring Burna Boy and Davido’s ‘Disturbance’ featuring Peruzzi. 'Wonma' spent a total of seven weeks on the chart before dropping out of the Top 100 completely. 'Play Play' spent 10 weeks on the chart while 'Disturbance' has appeared on Apple Music NG weekly chart throughout the first half of 2020 (the song also spent 5 weeks on the chart in 2019)

Artiste with Most Top Ten Entries on Apple Music NG

Omah Lay has the highest number of top ten entries so far in 2020, (5); ‘Bad Influence,’ ‘You,’ ‘Damn’ and ‘Lo Lo’ have all spent 4 weeks each in the top ten, while ‘Ye Ye Ye’ has spent 3 weeks in the top ten. Davido follows with 4 top ten entries so far, and Fireboy DML with 3.

Songs to Chart in Every Week on iTunes NG

A total of 5 songs have appeared on the chart for at least 20 weeks so far in 2020. Kizz Daniel’s ‘Woju’ featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage leads with twenty-four weeks so far in 2020. The song was released in 2014.
Justin Bieber’s ‘Intentions,’ featuring Quavo, Master KG’s ‘Jerusalema’ featuring Nomcebo Zikode, Rihanna’s ‘Work’ featuring Drake and Fireboy DML’s ‘Vibration’ have all appeared twenty times.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on iTunes NG

Simi’s ‘Duduke’ has tallied six non-consecutive weeks at the top. Mayorkun and Dj Neptune are the only other artistes with multiple weeks at No. 1s on iTunes NG Top Songs with 5; ‘Geng’ with three weeks at No. 1 and ‘Nobody’ with two weeks at No. 1 (Joeboy and Mr. Eazi are featured on 'Nobody').

Most Weeks in the Top 10 on iTunes NG

Fireboy DML’s ‘Vibration’ and Dj Neptune’s ‘Nobody’ featuring Joeboy & Mr. Eazi have spent 15 weeks and 13 weeks respectively in the top ten of iTunes NG Top Songs. Justin Bieber’s ‘Intentions,’ featuring Quavo, Master KG’s ‘Jerusalema’ featuring Nomcebo Zikode and Simi’s ‘Duduke’ have all spent nine weeks in the top ten.

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