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Ayo Jay’s #YourNumber makes New York Times’ ‘Best Songs of 2016’ List!


New York Times contributors Jon Pareles, Jon Caramanica and Nate Chinen have jointly penned an article selecting the best songs of 2016. Each writer gave their own curated list and for Caramanica, Ayo Jay’s hit single ‘Your Number’ was number 6:

“6. Ayo Jay “Your Number” (One Nation/RCA) This Nigerian-raised singer had the song of the summer that wasn’t.”

Congratulations to Ayo Jay. See the full list of songs that made the cut.

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

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