Tag: Spotify

How Kenyans Are Celebrating Easter Through Music Streaming

Easter is the biggest Christian celebration of the year, with millions of faithfuls around the world gathering to mark the resurrection of Christ. In Kenya, where more than 80% identify as Christian, the Easter festivities often involve upcountry road trips, family meals and church...

Amapiano Star Tyla Is Spotify Equal Artist Of The Month

With her sprawling, innovative lyrics about the allure of new romance, love and self-confidence, South African singer Tyla has invented herself as an artist with the power to navigate the boundaries of several music genres. For the month of March, music streaming platform Spotify...

Kenya’s Xenia Manasseh Steps Into The EQUAL Africa Spotlight

Since her arrival on the Kenyan music scene in 2019, artist Xenia Manasseh has captivated fans with her vocals and her songwriting pen and, this month, she is being recognised for both as Spotify’s EQUAL Africa ambassador for February. The R&B singer-songwriter released her debut...

Nikita Kering’ Named Spotify EQUAL Africa Artist for November

"As a young woman, making music has always been more than just vibes. It’s been a blessing. However, having to always keep a third eye open has been a big challenge. Like any other male-dominated field, it’s hard to know if my talent and expertise will be enough to get me to the top,” says Nikita.

Top 10 Most Streamed Kenyan Artists – Spotify Reveals

As Kenyans have become more familiar with Spotify, they’ve used the platform more - and broadened their tastes. Since launch, the average number of artists streamed per user has grown by 17%. 

Muthoni Drummer Queen Joins Spotify EQUAL Music Programme

Spotify EQUAL aims to foster gender equality in music and provide a platform to highlight influential female creators, and is a deserved platform for the innovative Kenyan artist.