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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 music scene with Nigerian afrobeat artists leading the way.  A large lineup of top Nigerian artists compliments Nigeria’s leading entertainment scene that has been centered around one of the world’s most popular film industries of Nollywood.

There is no question that Nigeria is Africa’s number one leader in 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 both the Afrobeat and the Afropop genres.  Nigeria has truly set the standards and the trends of Africa’s pop culture and entertainment.

Through music, this West African nation has created an extensive list of Nigerian Afrobeat artists that have reached worldwide stardom with dozens of international stars.  Nigeria is arguably the main reason for the popularity of the Afrobeat and Afropop genres, two of the world’s fastest rising genres. While some may say Ghana was the birthplace of the Afrobeat genre, top Nigerian artists like Fela Kuti truly popularized the genre. 

Despite there being other genres of music in Nigeria, like Jùjú music, which was pioneered by King Sunny Adé, and Fuji music, in which was led by artists like Ayinde Barrister and Obesere, Afrobeat and Afropop music is far ahead of any other form of music.

From Davido, to Wizkid, to Yemi Alade, to Burna Boy, to Tiwa Savage, to Tems, view not only Africa’s biggest names in entertainment, but some of the world’s top pop stars of a lineup of over 30 Nigerian Afrobeat artists, all while creating one of the world’s number one music scenes.

Top 30 Afrobeat Artist in Nigeria

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. 2Baba watch on Youtube: 2Baba  and follow on Instagram: @2baba

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

Honorable Mention Nigerian Afrobeat Artists:

Ycee Youtube: Ycee  |  Instagram: @Ycee

Skales Youtube: Skales  |  Instagram: @Skales

SkiiBii Youtube: Skiibii  |  Instagram: @Skiibii

Peruzzi Youtube: Peruzzi  |  Instagram: @Peruzzi

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.