The year 2021 saw the release of a slew of successful singles that transformed the perception of “Afrobeats to the World.” Nigerian artistes have upped their game and are showing the world that they have what it takes to take over the Global music Scene, from Tiktok Sensations to Grammy Winning Albums, Singles making it to the top ten in the Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten Singles and Most Shazamed songs in the United States.
The Twenty one Biggest Songs by Nigerian Artists in 2021 are presented to you. This list was compiled using metrics such as streams, airplays, social media integrations, pop influence, media attention, and co-signs, among other things. The list is not arranged in any particular order.
1- Joeboy : Alcohol
2- FireboyDML : Peru
3- Ayra Star : Bloody Samaritan
4- Tiwa Savage feat Brandy – Somebody Son
5- Kizz Daniel : Lie
6- Omah Lay : Understand
7- Bella Shmurda – Rush
8- Jaywillz : Medicine
9- Flavour : Levels
10- Olamide – Rock
11- Adekunle Gold feat Davido – High
12- Ladipoe : Feelings featuring Buju
13- Ruger : Bounce
14- Teni : For You ft Davido
15- Guchi : Benzema
16- Larry Gaga ft Phyno and Flavour : Egedege
17- Ajinomoix – Focus
18- Wande Coal – Come My Way
19- Wizkid Feat Tems – Essence
20- Davido : Champion Sound featuring Focalistic
21- Burna Boy : Kilometre
The calendar year 2021 is still in effect. However, it is safe to say that the year has been a good one for the music scene, with mad jams in the street, back-to-back hits, and a wide recognition of African music. Furthermore, the Grammy Awards won by Burna Boy and Wizkid are huge stepping – stone for African music, and they have laid the groundwork for more to arrive from the African music scene.