Mavin Records princess, Ayra Starr has been named as one of the projected breakout stars on 2022 in Shazam’s new predictions playlist for the year.
Apple’s music discovery and identification platform Shazam has released their 2022 Predictions Playlist and at the top sits Mavin Records‘ Ayra Starr with her 2021 hit single, Bloody Samaritan. The playlist offers songs from 50 artists “poised to have a breakthrough year.” The list was released Tuesday, 4th of December 2021.
In their excerpt, Shazam wrote that:
Ayra Starr’s Rise This Year Was Largely Mounted On Her Breakout Track “bloody Samaritan,” Which Had Its First Shazam In Lagos. It Was Released As The Lead Single Of The Nigerian Singer-songwriter’s Debut Album 19 & Dangerous, But Took On A Life Of Its Own As Listeners Were Drawn In By An Alluring Violin Melody That Drops Into Contagious Afropop Magic.
“an Undeniable Jam, “bloody Samaritan” Was The Most Shazamed Song By A Local Female Artist In Nigeria This Year—an Impressive Accomplishment Considering It Came Out Only In July.
Other Artists on the list are: Lyn Lapid who is mostly known for her hit 2020 hit “Producer Man” as well as “In My Mind” which was released in 2021 and went on to become the most shazamed song in six countries, Mexican American Danny Lux, The Dynamic Duo Known as Sad Night Dynamite and K-pop group StayC.
The full Shazam 2022 Predictions playlist can be found on Apple Music.