Tyla Surpasses 600 Million Spotify Streams, SA Reacts: “60% of the Streams Are Bought”

Tyla Surpasses 600 Million Spotify Streams, SA Reacts: “60% of the Streams Are Bought”

  • Tyla's international success continues despite reports of her cancelling a tour due to alleged low ticket sales, with over 600 million streams on Spotify
  • Her hit single Water led to a Grammy win and a remix with Travis Scott and has continued to grow big on streaming platforms
  • Social media reactions are mixed, with some questioning the legitimacy of her streams while others applaud her rapid rise in the industry

Tyla is still making global waves despite the reports that she recently cancelled her international tour due to low ticket sales. The star allegedly racked in 600 million streams on the streaming giant Spotify.

Tyla surpasses 600 million Spotify streams
Tyla has surpassed 600 Million Spotify streams. Image: Lionel Hahn/Getty Images and Taylor Hill/WireImage
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Tyla hits big numbers on Spotify

Tyla became an overnight international sensation thanks to her hit single Water whichlanded her a Grammy Award and even a remix with Travis Scott. The Johannesburg-born singer seems to be going up and not stopping.

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According to a recent post by MDN News, Tyla surpassed 600 million Spotify streams after racking in 100 million more streams. The post read:

"Tyla has now surpassed 600 MILLION Total Spotify streams as an artist, racking up an additional 100+ million streams in 1 month."

Mzansi shares mixed reactions about Tyla's success

It looks like social media users have different opinions about Tyla's success. Some accused the star of buying the streams, while others commended her for rising fast in the industry.

@SchoolsinNaija said:

"Her level of success just within a year since coming to limelight has been mind-blowing."

@EMKEM_Mike commented:

"She's making money with one song and we love it for her."

@Davidzaga_ added:

"60% of those streams are bought!"

@Dingswayo_N commented:

"The girl is moving so fast in the success lane."

@RamukhubaLondy said:

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"One hit wonder, soon will dry out, tours has been cancelled out there."

Video of Tyla and her lookalike sister Sydney leaves fans confused

In more entertainment news, Briefly News reported that a video of Grammy-winning singer Tyla and her sister Sydney has gone viral on social media. Fans noted that the Water singer and her sister look like twins.

Tyla has been taking over the spotlight and dominating the airwaves after the release of her hit song, Water. The song trended on social media platforms, including TikTok, where people did an exciting challenge.

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at privie.kandi@briefly.co.za.