Universal Music Signs Capital Bra, Germany’s Most Successful Act of the 21st Century

He is the nation's first artist ever to have eight No. 1 hits in a single 12 months.

Universal Music has signed the German hip-hop star and the nation's most profitable streaming artist of 2018, Capital Bra. Their first joint launch, the only "Benzema," from an upcoming album scheduled for launch in April 2019, shot to No. 1 of the Official German Charts within the ultimate chart week of the 12 months and regardless of robust competitors has stayed at atop the streaming charts for 4 weeks now.

Capital Bra was essentially the most streamed artist in Germany in 2018 and the primary artist ever to have eight No. 1 hits in a single 12 months. With his whole variety of chart-toppers in Germany, he's additionally essentially the most profitable artist of the 21st century and at present shares the No. three place on the all-time checklist with Boney M and The Sweet. (The the highest spots are occupied The Beatles and by ABBA with with 11 and 9 No. 1s, respectively).

"I'm delighted that Capital Bra has chosen to work with our Urban label, headed by Neffi Temur," stated Frank Briegmann, CEO and president Central Europe Universal Music, in a stament. "Capital Bra's success exhibits that German rap is now not a distinct segment style, the truth is, it has turn out to be a real hit style. Together, his creativity and our advertising and distribution energy will open all doorways for him."

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