Types of Boomplay playlists

Personalised Playlists

Customized playlists are generated by algorithms based on users’ taste and music consumer behaviours. Songs in these playlists differ by user. The more followers, shares and likes your profile and your songs have, the more possibility to list into more of them: 

Popular customised playlists include:

- New Releases For You

- Playlist For You

- Your Artist Mixes

- Daily Discovery

Editorial Playlists

Editorial playlists are curated by official editors based on trending and different scenarios. They normally are:

- Updated weekly to keep up with the new music release cycle.

- Influenced by social trends and conversations.

- Specially curated to match the listener's mood and taste.

- Tailored to serve as a key promotional resource for artists.

- A trusted source for discovering the latest and hottest music available.

The editorial playlists are curated mainly by:

- Genres: Afrobeats, Afropop, Hip-Hop, R&B, Dancehall, Pop, Highlife, Bongo Flava, Singeli, Amapiano, Reggae, Coupé-décalé, Zouk, Kizomba, Mbalax, Rumba, Makossa, etc.

- Mix themes: International New Releases, Hot Picks, and Trending Releases, aiming to surprise users expecting to discover the latest and hottest music trends.

- Moods: Happy, Chill, Worship, Party, Throwback, Dance, Love, etc.

- Language: English, French, Hausa, Igbo, Swahili, Afrikaans, Pidgin, Lingala, Wolof, Francanglais, Arab, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, etc.

- ...and more.

Listeners Playlists

They are users' personal curated playlists. There are millions of listeners playlists on Boomplay. If your song is added to lots of listeners playlists, it means that listeners like your music very much.

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