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    Burna Boy makes it to the top 10 most searched songs on Google in 2022

    One of Africa’s most celebrated musicians, Burna Boy has clocked another milestone in the music scene as he appears on Google’s top searched artists.

    Burna Boy’s song has featured in the search engine’s top 10 most-searched songs in the year 2022.

    Born in Nigeria, Burna Boy has been included in the list together with English songwriter Harry Styles – this makes them the only African and Western artists to appear on the list dominated by Asian musicians respectively.

    As 2022 comes to conclusion, Google shares the trending searches and this year’s music list featuring several Indonesian and Japanese songs as well as a reggae-inspired Pakistani track.

    Burna Boy’s song ‘Last Last’, while Styles’ ‘As It Was’ secured the number seven spot and the number one most-searched song worldwide is ‘Tak Ingin Usai’ (Don’t Want to End) by Indonesian singer Keisya Levronka.

    The hit is Keisya’s fourth single released under Universal Music Indonesia and the first song by an Indonesian singer under Universal Music Indonesia to chart on Spotify’s Global Top 200.

    ‘Tak Ingin Usai’ was the top-streamed song on six Indonesian digital music platforms – iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, JOOX, and Resso – simultaneously on June 3. 

    Other Indonesian songs on Google’s top ten most-searched include ‘Satru 2’, a duet by Denny Caknan with Happy Asmara, and ‘Joko Tingkir’ by 12-year-old singer Farel Prayoga.

    Entertainment SA has gathered that the second most-searched song was ‘Pasoori’, meaning trouble, a reggaeton-inspired Punjabi and Urdu track by Pakistani singer Ali Sethi featuring Instagram cover artist Shae Gill.

    The hit becomes the first by a Pakistani musician to feature on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart.

    Below is the full list of the top 10 most-searched songs on Google in 2022:

    • ‘Tak Ingin Usai’ by Keisya Levronka
    • ‘Pasoori’ by Ali Sethi and Shae Gill
    • ‘Glimpse of Us’ by Joji
    • ‘Satru 2’ by Denny Caknan and Happy Asmara
    • ‘Mixed Nuts’ by Official Hige Dandism
    • ‘New Genesis’ by Ado
    • ‘As It Was’ by Harry Styles
    • ‘Joko Tingkir’ by Farel Prayoga
    • ‘Habit’ by Sekai no Owari
    • ‘Last Last’ by Burna Boy

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