Nigerian award-winning songstress, Simi has become the first female artist to reach 100 million total streams on Boomplay, after the release of her 5th solo project ‘To Be Honest (TBH)’.

Boomplay, which is one of Nigeria’s leading music streaming platforms, made the announcement across their social media platforms to celebrate the monumental achievement.

Nigerian singer, Simi

This achievement holds significant value for not only Simi but also for other female artists whose talents have created a spine for the female side of Nigeria’s fast-growing music industry.

This new record sees Simi join the league of Nigerian artists such as Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Fireboy DML, Omah Lay, and Joeboy, who have garnered 100 million streams on Boomplay.

Commenting on this feat, Tosin Sorinola, Director of Artiste & Media Relations, Boomplay, shared that :

Boomplay is dedicated to amplifying voices and ensuring inclusion and representation in music. As an organization, we will continue to recognize and celebrate the strides made by women globally.


Since Simi broke into the mainstream with her single ‘Tiff’ in 2014, she has gone on to establish herself as a super talented multi-award-winning songwriter and singer.

Her 2017 eponymous album ‘Simisola’ won the album of the year at the Headies and her rich knowledge of music has seen her serve as a judge in the 7th season of Nigerian idol 2022

Simi is married to Adekunle Gold and are blessed with a daughter Adejare.

Story: Hilda Katu