Singer Temilade Openiyi popularly known as Tems has become the most-streamed female African singer on Spotify beating Tiwa Savage who was previously number one.
The announcement was recently made on Twitter by the streaming network, with Tems reaching a total of 236 million monthly listeners on Spotify beating Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and others.
“Tems becomes the most-streamed female Afrobeats artist of all time on Spotify with 236 million total streams surpassing Tiwa Savage,” the post read.
In a recent Instagram post, the 26-year-old revealed that she did not realise how far she had come till she left Nigeria.
“Gang, It’s one year of For Broken Ears today. Really Feels like ages ago. I cannot tell it all what the Most High has done for me. Turned me into a trailblazer
“Though we are all mad, I have decided not to disguise anymore. I didn’t realise just how far I have come till I left home. Nigeria does that to you. Pray we all see the power we have but we’re all too busy disguising. No more. I enter the door with my full chest,” she wrote in parts.
Tems gained international recognition after featuring in Wizkid’s hit song, ‘Essence’, which gained major success worldwide.