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Top 30 Best Nigerian Afrobeat & Afropop Artists List

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List of Top Nigerian Afrobeat Artists

In Africa’s largest nation resides the continent’s largest entertainment industry with Nigerian Afrobeat artists leading the way.  A large lineup of top Nigerian artists compliments Nigeria’s leading entertainment industry that has been centered around one of the world’s leading film industries known as Nollywood.

There is no question that Nigeria is Africa’s number one leader of entertainment as the country has produced, and is continuing to produce, numerous international stars in the form of either top Nollywood actors and actresses or top Nigerian artists within the Afrobeat and the Afropop genres.  As being the leader, Nigeria has truly set the standards and trends of Africa’s pop culture and entertainment industry, from music to film.

The largest black nation on the planet has created an extensive list of Nigerian Afrobeat artists that has become so popular with dozens of international stars that Nigeria is the main reason for the Afrobeat genre to be one of the world’s top genres of music.  While some may say Ghana was the birthplace of the Afrobeat genre, top Nigerian artists like Fela Kuti truly popularized the genre. 

While there are other genres of music in Nigeria, like Jùjú music, which was pioneered by King Sunny Adé, Wéré music, or Fuji music, in which was led by artists like Ayinde Barrister and Obesere, Afrobeat is far ahead of any other form of music in the West African nation.

In the largest country of Africa that consists of the world leading film industry of Nollywood and Africa’s most promising city of Lagos, has for years been creating a music scene of top Nigerian Afrobeat artists that has only inspired other artists throughout Africa, as well artists abroad in places like the Caribbean or the United Kingdom.

From Davido to Wizkid to Yemi Alade to Burna Boy to Tiwa Savage, view not only some of Africa’s biggest names in the entertainment business, but some of the world’s top pop stars with a long lineup of over 30 Nigerian Afrobeat artists that have gained millions of followers and generated millions of views and streams, all while creating one of the world’s top music scenes.

Top 30 Afrobeat Artist in Nigeria

1. Davido watch on Youtube: Davido and follow on Instagram: @Davido

2. Wizkid watch on Youtube: Wizkid and follow on Instagram: @Wizkid

3. Burna Boy watch on Youtube: Burna Boy and follow on Instagram: @Burna Boy

4. Yemi Alade watch on Youtube: Yemi Alade and follow on Instagram: @Yemi Alade

5. Tiwa Savage watch on Youtube: Tiwa Savage  and follow on Instagram: @Tiwa Savage

6. Tekno watch on Youtube: Tekno  and follow on Instagram: @Tekno

7. Olamide watch on Youtube: Olamide and follow on Instagram: @Olamide

8. Patoranking watch on Youtube: Patoranking  and follow on Instagram: @Patoranking

9. Kizz Daniel watch on Youtube: Kizz Daniel and follow on Instagram: @Kizz Daniel

10. Adekunle Gold watch on Youtube: Adekunle Gold and follow on Instagram: @Adekunle Gold

11. Flavour watch on Youtube: Flavour and follow on Instagram: @flavour

12. Naira Marley watch on Youtube: Naira Marley  and follow on Instagram: @Naira Marley

13. Rema watch on Youtube: Rema and follow on Instagram: @Rema

14. Simi watch on Youtube: Simi and follow on Instagram: @simi

15. Mr Eazi watch on Youtube: Mr Eazi and follow on Instagram: @Mr Eazi

16. Falz watch on Youtube: Falz and follow on Instagram: @Falz

17. Mayorkun watch on Youtube: Mayorkun  and follow on Instagram: @Mayorkun

18. Teni watch on Youtube: Teni and follow on Instagram: @Teni

19. Runtown watch on Youtube: Runtown and follow on Instagram: @Runtown

20. Fireboy DML watch on Youtube: Fireboy DML and follow on Instagram: @Fireboy DML

21. Phyno watch on Youtube: Phyno and follow on Instagram: @Phyno

22. Timaya watch on Youtube: Timaya and follow on Instagram: @timaya

23. Tems watch on Youtube: Tems and follow on Instagram: @Tems 

24. JoeBoy watch on Youtube: JoeBoy and follow on Instagram: @JoeBoy 

25. Niniola watch on Youtube: Niniola and follow on Instagram: @Niniola

26. 2Baba watch on Youtube: 2Baba  and follow on Instagram: @2baba

27. Zlatan watch on Youtube: Zlatan  and follow on Instagram: @Zlatan

28. Korede Bello watch on Youtube: Korede Bello  and follow on Instagram: @Korede Bello

29. Reekado Banks watch on Youtube: Reekado Banks  and follow on Instagram: @Reekado Banks

30.  Skales watch on Youtube: Skales and follow on Instagram: @Skales

Honorable Mention Nigerian Afrobeat Artists:

Ycee Youtube: Ycee  |  Instagram: @Ycee

Buju Youtube: Buju  |  Instagram: @Buju

SkiiBii Youtube: Skiibii  |  Instagram: @Skiibii

Peruzzi Youtube: Peruzzi  |  Instagram: @Peruzzi

Ladipoe Youtube: Ladipoe  |  Instagram: @Ladipoe

Ayra Starr Youtube: Ayra Starr  |  Instagram: @Ayra Starr

Victor AD Youtube: Victor AD  |  Instagram: @Victor AD

Wande Coal Youtube: Wande Coal  |  Instagram: @Wande Coal

King Perryy Youtube: King Perryy  |  Instagram: @King Perryy

Seyi Shay Youtube: Seyi Shay  |  Instagram: @Seyi Shay

Bella Shmurda Youtube: Bella Shmurda  |  Instagram: @Bella Shmurda

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1 Top Female Reggae Artists

2 Top Male Reggae Artists

3 Top Ghana Afrobeat Artists

4 Top 25 Female R&B Artists

*Unofficial Order, with the more popular artists that have the largest followers, subscribers, and listeners being near the top.