- Nigerians are top African performing artists.
- Burna Boy tops the list of best performing artist.
Nigerian music is on fire worldwide with the Afrobeats genre propelling it even further. Taking over the global villages, Nigerian artists are more popular than ever before.
We have sampled them and here you go.
Burna Boy is arguably the biggest name in Nigerian music right now. He has won numerous awards, including a Grammy for Best World Music Album in 2022. His music is a fusion of Afrobeats, dancehall, and reggae, and he is known for his energetic live performances.
Tems is another Nigerian artist who is making waves on the global stage. She rose to prominence after being featured on Wizkid’s 2020 single “Essence”, which peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart following the release of the remix version with Justin Bieber. Tems’s music is a blend of Afrobeats, R&B, and soul, and she is known for her soulful vocals.
Rema is one of the most exciting new artists to come out of Nigeria in recent years. He has been praised for his unique blend of Afrobeats, hip-hop, and dancehall, and his songs have been streamed millions of times on Spotify and Apple Music
Wizkid is one of the most successful Nigerian artists of all time. He has won numerous awards, including two Grammy nominations. His music is a blend of Afrobeats, reggae, and dancehall, and he is known for his catchy melodies and infectious energy.
Davido is another Nigerian superstar who has achieved global success in 2023 especially with his ‘Timeless’ album release. He has won numerous awards, including a BET Award and a MOBO Award. His music is a blend of Afrobeats, Amapiano hip-hop, and pop, and he is known for his charismatic stage presence.
Olamide has collaborated with some of the biggest names in Nigerian music industry this year. One of them is Asake (New Religion) and CKay (Trumpet) which are mega songs in the music market today.
Call her the queen of big time hits collaboration. She reinvents her sound in 2023 with a taste of Amapiano fused with Afrobeats. Her mellow voice gets better and more charming that you want to listen to each song she does.