Ten best Nigerian songs from 2021
The New Year is already blazing with new jams from Nigerian singers and we expect more from them and new collaboration later in the year.
While 2021 may be close to three weeks gone, there are still some songs from the year that are still blazing hot and gaining massive recognition in 2022.
We have gathered a list of ten best Nigerian songs from 2021 that are still trending.
1. Essence by Wizkid ft Tems
This is by far the biggest song from Nigeria to the rest of the world. The surprising, however, is that Essence by Wizkid ft Tems was not released in 2021 but in 2020 and was a track on Wizzy’s Made In Lagos album.
Essence gained more attention after popular international artiste Justin Bieber jumped in on it in collaboration with Wizkid and Tems. The song continues to break charts even in 2022.
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2. Peru by Fireboy DML
YBNL artist Fireboy DML had one of the most successful outing in 2022, his song Peru was one of the most trending songs of the year.
The Shizzy produced track further gained attention towards the end of the last year after English singer Ed Sheeran jumped on the song in what has been regarded as a massive collaboration.
Peru has gone beyond the shore of Nigeria and was one of the best songs released in 2021..
3. Love Nwantiti by CKay
This is another Nigerian song like Essence by Wizkid that wasn’t released in 2021 in fact Love Nwantiti was released two years ago but gained massive attention in 2021 thanks to TikTok.
The song by Ckay would go on to top some songs by foreign artiste on international charts.
4. Somebody Son by Tiwa Savage ft Brandy
Nigerian music queen Tiwa Savage was not left out from the list of trending artists in 2021 as she dropped an EP dubbed Water and Garri with the most favourite track being Somebody Son.
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The song featured Brandy and talks about the hope to find love soon, it was one of the best Nigerian song released in 2021.
5. Away by Ayra Starr
Mavin artiste Ayra Starr is one of the artists to look out for in 2022, and there are claims she could be getting a feature with Wizkid soon.
Ayra Starr had one of the best songs in 2021, her song Away still lives rent-free in the head of many of her fans and followers.
6. Sip Alcohol by Joe Boy
This was one of the biggest songs released in 2021. The Tempoe produced song was massive on social media with music lovers jumping on it.
7. Rock by Olamide
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YBNL label boss Olamide’s Rock was one of the best song released in 2021. The song was a track off his album dubbed UY Scuti.
8. For You by Teni ft Davido
The was one of the best love songs by Teni, released in 2021. For You is a track off her Wondaland album and happens to be one of the most popular tracks on the album.
9. Understand by Omah Lay
Omah Lay remains one of the Nigerian singers who continue to break bounds and we expect more from him this year.
His song Understand produced by Tempoe, happens to be one of the best songs released in 2021.
10. (Eh God) Barnabas by Kizz Daniel
This was one of the most popular songs released in 2021 and is still blazing hot across the streaming platforms.
Barnabas is a song off Kizz Daniel’s recently released album.
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