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Ayra Starr makes history as first Nigerian female artist on Billboard 200

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Ayra Starr makes history as first Nigerian female artist on Billboard 200

Talented singer Ayra Starr has made her place in music history by becoming the first Nigerian female artist to appear on the prestigious U.S. Billboard 200 Album chart.

Her remarkable achievement was made possible with the success of her second studio album, ‘The Year I Turned 21’, which impressively entered the chart at number 195 on Monday.

This milestone solidifies Ayra Starr’s status as a trailblazer in the Nigerian music industry, paving the way for future generations of female artists to follow in her footsteps.

Billboard charts tweeted …

“Debuts on this week’s #Billboard200:

Ayra Starr has made history as the first Nigerian female artist to grace the U.S. Billboard 200 Album chart.

The singer achieved the feat with her sophomore album, ‘The Year I Turned 21’ which debuted at No. 195 on Monday.

“Debuts on this week’s #Billboard200:

No. 2, @ATEEZofficial Golden Hour : Part.1 (EP)

No. 5, @ShaboozeysJeans Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going

No. 17, @themarias Submarine

No. 102, @crowdermusic The Exile

No. 169, @carinleonofi Boca Chueca, Vol. 1

No. 195, @ayrastarr The Year I Turned 21″

Ayra Starr’s album “The Year I Turned 21” has made history in various ways. It is the first album by a female Nigerian artist to enter the UK Official Album chart, debuting at No. 80.

Additionally, it also debuted at No. 72 on the French Album chart.

Although, Burna Boy’s “Love, Damini” remains the highest-charting Nigerian album in the US, reaching No. 14. “Love, Damini” is also the first Nigerian album to reach No. 1 on the UK album chart.

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