Nigerian viral hit single, ‘Billionaire’ by Stanley Okorie has reached the summit of Spotify Nigeria Viral 50 following a surge in activities inspired by its popularity on social media.
The viral single was recorded for the Nollywood movie, “Return of the Billionaires” by Nigerian musician, Stanley Okorie.
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In recent weeks, the single has trended on Tik Tok and Instagram, where it has been used as a soundtrack in videos. The song extols the power of money while encouraging those who have it to enjoy their wealth.
Furthermore, the message in ‘Billionaire’ and the song’s melody has resonated with an audience who grew up watching Nollywood movies that popularised such songs.
However, on Spotify Nigeria Viral 50, Stanley Okorie’s ‘Billionaire’ has topped other trending songs such as Rexxie’s ‘Abracadabra’, Libianca’s ‘People’, and Omah Lay‘s ‘Soso’.
The song reached the top following a spike in Spotify streams inspired by its popularity on social media. It is also a reminder of the power of social media in propelling a song to mainstream success.