Nigerian music has deployed enormous numbers of hit songs that have soared its image globally for several years.
It's been another great year so far for Nigerian music with outstanding releases from the country's well-cemented stars making it far and reaching ears across the globe. 2021 has also seen the quick rise of new names to keep an eye out for in the highly-competitive Nigerian music scene.
Currently, the world's attention has been drawn to Afrobeat amidst how it has reformed its status to the best rhythms and most people across the globe are thrilled about it.
In this article, we would outline the best songs Afrobeat maestros have produced in the year 2021; they are labeled as the songs of the year.
Please note that the songs eligible are songs released between January 1 - December 1, 2021. These are songs that doinated the Nigerian media space and air waves.
10. Davido - Champion sound Ft. Focalistic
Nigerian Superstar, Davido comes together with South African Amapiano singer, Focalistic on the song "Champion Sound" to change the ongoing show and give a new blissful display.
9. Adekunle Gold - High Ft Davido
At number 10, we have The new King of Pop, Adekunle Gold in conjunction with Baddest Afro-Pop artiste, Davido drops a new song titled “High“. This uptempo Pheelz-produced record is a follow up to his previous 2021 singles.
8. Ruger - Bounce
Jonzing World recording artist, Ruger serves up yet another impressive single titled “Bounce”. The KukBeat-produced number, ‘Bounce‘ serves as his second official record after he joined D’Prince led-imprint. It came with his debut EP 'Pandemic'.
7. Wizkid - Mood Ft. Buju
The record, ‘Mood‘ features the rave of the moment, Buju and it’s pulled from his newly released project dubbed Made In Lagos (Deluxe) Album.
7. Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe
After A Long Period Off The Music Scene, Reekado Banks Makes A Returns With This Impressive Record Titled “Ozumba Mbadiwe”.
Remembering what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate on the 20th of October, 2020, Reekado Banks releases the new song tagged ‘Ozumba Mbadiwe‘.
5. Omah Lay - Understand
Nigerian talented and most sought after singer and songwriter, Omah Lay is out with another hit tune which he tagged “Understand”.
4. Kizz Daniel - Lie
Flyboi Inc. Boss, Kizz Daniel comes through with a brand new song titled "Lie". The highly anticipated single is coming after the release of his previous single tagged "Flex". It is the lead single to his new extended play 'Barnabas'.
3. Fireboy DML - Peru
Popular Nigeria Talented Afro-pop Singer, Songwriter and YBNL Record Artiste, Fireboy DML drops his long awaited single titled “Peru”.
2. Joeboy - Sip (Alcohol)
Here comes the freshly groomed entry from singer, Joeboy which he titled “Alcohol“. The new song ‘Alcohol‘ comes through after the success of his debut album “Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic (SBBM)“.
1. Ladipoe - Feeling Ft Buju
Mavin Records finest rapper Ladipoe drops this banging single titled “Feeling” featuring Spaceship Entertainment singer Buju. It is Poe’s latest effort after dropping the visual for “Rap Messiah“.
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