Nigerian singer, Simisola Bolatito Kosoko, popular with the stage name, Simi, has made history by emerging as the first African woman to hit 100 million plays on the global music streaming platform, Audiomack.
Simi was celebrated by Audiomack at an event that formed part of celebrations for Women’s History Month
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The ‘Jamb Question’ crooner was celebrated during a brunch organized by Audiomack for women in the Nigerian music and entertainment industry as part of celebrations for Women’s History Month. Audiomack’s event which was held at the Gaia Africa Club, Victoria Island, Lagos State, served as a platform for women in the entertainment scene to share and discuss challenges bordering on inequality and inclusion for women in the industry. In attendance were a number of high profile female acts in the industry who have established dominance in the course of their careers such as Simi and Fave, producers Saszy and Dunnie, radio personalities Kemi Smallz, Taymi B, Ada Ooh, and more.
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Audiomack Africa’s Head of Media and Brand Partnerships, Charlotte Bwana, disclosed that:
“This year, we at Audiomack chose to celebrate women whom we believe have made significant strides in their career and have in one way or the other impacted the growth of the music ecosystem. This is because, as women, it is important to come together to empower and motivate each other. Audiomack remains committed to leveling the playing field for female creators by giving emerging established artists equal opportunities on our platform.”Simi took to Instagram and expressed delight at emerging the first female artist to hit 100 million views on the platform, and thanked her fans for constant support.
“Thanks so much to Audiomack for the honor. First female to get 100 million plays on Audiomack. I like it very much. Thank God for growth and thank God for my amazing fans for always supporting me. I had an incredible time with my amazing women at the Audiomack Women in Music Brunch yesterday,”Sources: Pulse NG Instagram @simplysimi Featured Image Source: Hot7music
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