Ayra Starr sets record as the first Nigerian female artist on Billboard 200

Ayra Starr, a talented singer, has achieved a significant milestone in music history. She has become the first Nigerian female artist to appear on the renowned U.S. Billboard 200 Album chart.

This remarkable feat was accomplished with the success of her second studio album, ‘The Year I Turned 21’, which entered the chart at an impressive position of number 195 on Monday.

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

Not only did her album make history on the U.S. Billboard chart, but it also debuted at No. 80 on the UK Official Album chart and No. 72 on the French Album chart.

Billboard charts tweeted …

“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″

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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