Let's rewind to an evening full of vibrant energy, infectious beats and pure party! On Saturday, December 9, Spotify hosted its annual Wrapped Party at The Palms in Lekki, Lagos, and it was a night to remember.
This wasn't just any party; it was a celebration of Wrapped, Spotify's annual review of the music that moved people all year long. From the moment the guests walked in, the atmosphere was buzzing with excitement. The who's who of Nigerian media, influencers and music industry stakeholders mingled among the enthusiastic fans, ready for an evening of good vibes and even better music.
The dynamic duo of Jerry Shafer and MIA took the reins as hosts and kept the party on fire with their charisma and captivated the crowd all night long. The dance floor quickly filled with guests eager to show off their moves to the hottest songs of the year, making for an evening of endless dance sessions.
As the evening unfolded, resident DJ, Tohbad, took center stage and expertly navigated the turntables, guiding the crowd through a diverse playlist that resonated with all in attendance. But the evening was just beginning! Prominent DJ Consequence followed suit, delivering a set that ignited the atmosphere with infectious rhythms and lively vibrations.
The truly extraordinary line-up showcased emerging talents alongside established music industry figures and took audiences on an exciting musical odyssey. YKB set the tone with its opening act, followed by Qing Madi, one of Spotify's EQUAL artists, who brought a serene touch with her melodious voice and soulful melodies.
All the way from Ghana, the first African artist to participate in Spotify's global EQUAL music program, Gyakie graced the stage with an emotionally stirring performance.
Adekunle Gold, fondly called AG baby, took the excitement to a new level and treated the guests to an unforgettable show! Embodying his fashion-forward personality, he showcased his style for the evening as he delivered an exceptional performance with his five-piece live band.
Reaching a crescendo with anticipation, the stage welcomed the incomparable Davido, also known as 001 by his fans. He launched into his hit songs, one after another, sending the crowd into a frenzy. Fans sang along to every word, dancing and jumping to the irresistible rhythms of his music. Notably, his new signees, Logos Olori and Morravey, joined him on stage to perform songs from the TIMELESS album. It was without a doubt a timeless experience.
“Wrapped is our biggest global campaign each year and we are excited to bring it to life for all the fans in Lagos, Nigeria. This is our way of saying thank you for the great year Nigerian music has had on the platform, especially thanks to the fans,” said Sithabile Kachisa, Spotify’s Marketing Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
The Spotify Wrapped Party was undoubtedly an exceptional kick-off to Detty December and a wonderful way to end the year.
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