Top Nigerian Artists
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
2. 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
7. 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
14. Naira Marley watch on Youtube: Naira Marley and follow on Instagram: @Naira Marley
19. Fireboy DML watch on Youtube: Fireboy DML and follow on Instagram: @Fireboy DML
20. Reekado Banks watch on Youtube: Reekado Banks and follow on Instagram: @Reekado Banks
30. Korede Bello watch on Youtube: Korede Bello and follow on Instagram: @Korede Bello
Honorable Mention Nigerian Afrobeat Artists:
Ayra Starr Youtube: Ayra Starr | Instagram: @Ayra Starr
Victor AD Youtube: Victor AD | Instagram: @Victor AD
Wande Coal Youtube: Wande Coal | Instagram: @Wande Coal
Seyi Shay Youtube: Seyi Shay | Instagram: @Seyi Shay
Bella Shmurda Youtube: Bella Shmurda | Instagram: @Bella Shmurda
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*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, and views are near the top.