Spotify Wrapped 2021: Uthman, Azawi the Most Streamed Local Artists in Uganda


Spotify today launched Wrapped 2021, a curated list of its top artists, albums, songs and playlists of the year as streamed by its users around the globe. The list includes Uthman, Azawi and Eddy Kenzo.

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA ( — Spotify, the company that streams music worldwide, today unveiled Wrapped , a list of the top artists, albums, songs, playlists, and artists of 2021 based on streams by Spotify users around the world. The list includes Uthman, Azawi and Eddy Kenzo.

  • In Uganda, Drake is the most streamed artist, followed by Justin Bieber.
  • Uthman and Azawi are the most streamed local artists in Uganda on Spotify for 2021
  • In 2021, we redefined “normal” and got used to living in a world that is constantly changing.
  • 2021 also marked Spotify’s official entry into Uganda.

A new normal was redefined in 2021, and we became accustomed to living in a world that was constantly keeping us on our toes. 2021 was also the year when Spotify officially entered the Ugandan market.

What artists and songs entertained Ugandans this year? What local artists did Ugandan Spotify users listen to most? Scroll down for a snapshot of 2021 Spotify Wrapped lists in Uganda.

The most-streamed artist in Uganda is Drake, followed by Justin Bieber. Nigerian artists are also being loved, with Burna Boy as the third most-streamed artist, and WizKid as the fourth most-streamed artist.

Taking the fifth spot is American rapper Kanye West.

In Uganda, Ruger’s Bounce is the most streamed track, followed by Fireboy DML’s Peru, then Understand by Omah Lay is third, followed by Joeboy’s Sip Alcohol and The Kid LAROI’s STAY with Justin Bieber.

The most streamed local artist in Uganda according to Spotify is Uthman, followed by Azawi, who is the most streamed female artist in Uganda.

Then we have $hyli who is third, followed by Eddy Kenzo at number four, and Sheebah who is the second most-streamed female artist locally.

Spotify: Most Streamed Artists in Uganda

  1. Drake
  2. Justin Bieber
  3. Burna Boy
  4. WizKid
  5. Kanye West
  6. Doja Cat
  7. Fireboy DML
  8. Chris Brown
  9. Khalid
  10. The Weeknd

Spotify: Most Streamed Tracks in Uganda

  1. Ruger – Bounce
  2. Fireboy DML – Peru
  3. Omah Lay – Understand
  4. JoeBoy – Sip (Alcohol) 
  5. The Kid LAROI – STAY (with Justin Bieber)
  6. Lojay, Sarz – Monalisa
  7. LADIPOE – Feeling
  8. Lil Nas X – INDUSTRY BABY (feat. Jack Harlow)
  9. Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
  10. Justin Bieber – Peaches (feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon)

Spotify: Most Streamed Local Artists in Uganda

  1. Uthman
  2. Azawi
  3. $hyli
  4. Eddy Kenzo
  5. Sheebah
  6. Fik Fameica
  7. Radio And Weasel
  8. Spice Diana
  9. Vinka
  10. Pallaso

Spotify: Most streamed Ugandan songs

  1. Uthman – It’s OK
  2. Uthman – Ready Ready (Remastered)
  3. Pia Pounds – Tupaate
  4. Eddy Kenzo – Weekend 
  5. Fik Fameica- Buligita
  6. $hyli – Your Body
  7. Azawi – Slow Dancing
  8. Selecta Jef, Sheebah – Boy Fire
  9. Azawi – My Year
  10. $hyli – Mina’s Song 

We hope you enjoyed reading this article. Please share it with your friends, they might find it useful.

Diana M Sanchez

Diana M Sanchez

A lifestyle and entertainment journalist with over 5 years of experience covering engaging and trending news in areas like fashion, travel, food, and popular culture. She has worked for some established fashion magazines and entertainment websites.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *