The Pandemic has certainly impacted 2020 causing this to be one of the worst years for many. But Jamaican dancehall artistes have been steadily propelling themselves to new heights consistently releasing good quality music during these trying times, despite the challenges that COVID-19 brought to them and fans alike.
Undoubtedly Sean Paul is the most successful “recognized” Jamaican dancehall artistes who got his big break while still living on the Island. Spotify’s insights show groundbreaking numbers for the Jamaican entertainer.
He copped 625.9 Million streams on Spotify. Spotify insights also showed that the Deejay’s music was streamed in 92 territories with an outstanding 68.8 million fans checking in to check out his songs.
Mr. Unruly Boss created quite a stir with his new haircut, Popcaan tallied with a decent 148.7 million streams on same platform stretching across the previous 12 months with 16 million people connecting to take in his songs from 92 countries. His streams were monitored covering all of his songs including the Fixtape album, released earlier this year in August.
Vybz Kartel who is also known as World Boss and Addi, surprisingly released two thoroughly done albums earlier this year, supported by an abundance of collabs as well as solo singles.
The song titled ‘To Tanesha’, was put out at the start of the year in January and ‘Of Dons and Divas’ which was published in June were two of the major players in his streams rising, along with his previous hit songs were responsible for the big climb in his numbers taking his streams to 130.3 million along with 8.5 million listeners in 92 countries.