ShineTTW joins Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ roster

Chukwuma Chinaza Ferdinand, known as ShineTTW, has joined the ranks of global superstars like Burna Boy, Rema, Billie Eilish and Megan Thee Stallion as Apple Music’s latest ‘Up Next’ artiste. 

This prestigious accolade shines a spotlight on ShineTTW’s exceptional talent and bright future on the international music scene.

Ready with his debut EP, “The Chosen One,” the Nigerian musical prodigy is poised to make a significant impact. 

Apple Music’s Up Next initiative is celebrated for identifying and promoting rising stars globally, featuring them in localised Up Next playlists curated by Apple Music editors. This genre-agnostic playlist introduces audiences to exceptional new talent, including ShineTTW’s unique Afro-Sentio sound.

“Being named Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artiste is a huge honour and a reward to the hard work and passion I pour into my music,” says ShineTTW. “This recognition not only celebrates my journey so far but also sets the stage for *The Chosen One*, my first project that embodies my range, artistic vision, and unique sound.”

Since its inception in 2017, Apple Music’s Up Next programme has been instrumental in propelling numerous artists to international fame, marking ShineTTW as a promising new star in the global music arena.


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