Amaarae hits 1 billion streams for her album ‘Fountain Baby’

Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter Amaarae has reached a major milestone, with her sophomore album Fountain Baby surpassing 1 billion global streams.

 

The album, released in 2023, has been widely acclaimed, earning a spot on Clash Music’s Album of the Year Listicle. Her success with Fountain Baby shows the growing popularity of Ghanaian and Afrobeats-influenced music on the global stage.

How Amaarae created Fountain Baby?

 

The album showcases Amaarae’s versatility, blending elements of Afrobeats, pop, and R&B to create a unique sound. In an interview, Amaarae discussed her approach to creating Fountain Baby. She said that she wanted to have more creative control. To explore a more pop-oriented direction compared to her debut album.

 

Also she drew inspiration from artists, including Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Nelly, to craft the album’s and lyrical themes.The success of Fountain Baby has propelled Amaarae’s career to new heights.

 

She is notably set to join Childish Gambino and Sabrina Carpenter for a series of arena shows later this year. This is further expanding her reach and solidifying her status as a rising global superstar.

 

Source: Notjustok

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