Apple Music’s Africa reveals biggest African artists and songs

This Week’s Holiday Special Episode Features Fireboy DML, Omah Lay and all the biggest African artists and songs of 2020.

Fireboy DML, Elaine and Omah Lay are this week’s cover stars and join Cuppy on Apple Music 1 for an Africa Now Radio Holiday Special celebrating the biggest African artists and songs of 2020 from DJ Neptune, Wande Coal, Sha Sha Sarz & WurlD, DJ Zinhle and more.

The show kicks off with Master KG’s massive No. 1 single “Jerusalema.”  2020 saw Master KG hit the top of Shazam’s Global Top 200, win an MTV EMA and achieve Top 10 success in France and Germany.

Nigerian breaking artist Fireboy DML, who stole the show in 2020 and returned with his sophomore album ‘Apollo’ after the No. 1 success of his debut album ‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps,’ has one of 2020’s biggest hits with “Vibration” and delivers a special holiday message to the Africa Now Radio listeners.

It was a monumental year for Nigeria’s Omah Lay, who released two EP’s including the biggest Nigerian single of 2020 with “Bad Influence,” and was Apple Music’s first Africa Rising artist. He pops in on Africa Now Radio to send his fans some holiday cheer.

South African R&B songstress Elaine had a stellar 2020 where her debut EP dominated the Apple Music charts, was the biggest South African female artist of 2020, and signed to Columbia Records for the world following the success of ‘Elements.’ Elaine shares her holiday Voice Memo with the Africa Now Radio listeners.

South Africa’s Amapiano genre swept across Africa and the world during 2020. The Africa Now Radio Holiday Special closes with the kings of the genre Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa’s massive No. 1 single “Emcimbini.”

Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, December 27th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC only on Apple Music 1 at

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