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Top 25 Nigerian Afropop Artists: 2022’s Best Nigeria Afropop Music

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List of Top Nigeria Afropop Artists

In the world of music, Nigerian Afropop artists have been taken over, becoming international stars with a reach that stretches across the globe. Dominating music in Africa, the U.S., the U.K., and dozens of other places around the world, Nigeria Afropop music has become something new for a once stagnant music industry of the same pop stars and artists. Constantly headlining and continuous press coverage, Nigeria Afropop artists have led the country to gain global recognition and shed light to the world of another side and another culture of Africa’s largest country.

To be clear, Nigeria Afropop music defines the most popular genres within the country’s borders, from Afrobeats to Reggae/Dancehall to R&B to Pop music, or a fusion and a blend of all the above. While there are other genres, like Jùjú music, which was pioneered by King Sunny Adé, and Fuji music, which was led by artists like Ayinde Barrister and Obesere, Afrobeat, originally popularized by Fela Kuti, and Afropop music is far ahead of any other form of music.

As mentioned, Nigerian Afropop artists have become global sensations, leading the music industry as dozens of artists have surpassed local success and have become international stars, often linking with artists like Beyonce, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Future, Selena Gomez, and many others. Consisting of numerous stars, the growing music scene of Nigeria Afro pop music has only opened the doors for more African stars to emerge.

When you have artists like Burna Boy, who has consistently reached the top of the music charts across the globe. Davido, who built a legendary career through hits like “Fall,” “FIA,” “Jowo,” “If,” and “Assurance.” Wizkid, who became one of the very first stars of Africa internationally recognized. Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade who have empowered and inspired women throughout the Africa. A number of familiar faces like Rema, Tekno, Kizz Daniel, Simi, or Patoranking, and a number of newcomers like Tems, Fireboy DML, Joeboy, Omah Lay, or Ckay that have recently surged in music, all provide the answer on how Nigeria became the world’s fastest growing music scene.

Top 25 Nigerian Afropop Artists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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11. Omah Lay watch on Youtube: Omah Lay and follow on Instagram: @Omah Lay

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12. Asake watch on Youtube: Asake and follow on Instagram: @Asake

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

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

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

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

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

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

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19. BNXN watch on Youtube: Buju and follow on Instagram: @Buju

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20. Ruger watch on Youtube: Ruger and follow on Instagram: @Ruger

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

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22. Zinoleesky watch on Youtube: Zinoleesky and follow on Instagram: @Zinoleesky

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

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

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

Honorable Mention Nigeria Afropop Artists:

 Zlatan Youtube: Zlatan  and Instagram: @Zlatan

 Teni Youtube: Teni and Instagram: @Teni

Ayra Starr Youtube: Ayra Starr and Instagram: @Ayra Starr

SkiiBii Youtube: Skiibii and Instagram: @Skiibii

Crayon Youtube: Crayon and Instagram: @Crayon

Reekado Banks Youtube: Reekado Banks and Instagram: @Reekado Banks

 Runtown Youtube: Runtown and Instagram: @Runtown

Wande Coal Youtube: Wande Coal and Instagram: @Wande Coal

Mr Eazi Youtube: Mr Eazi and Instagram: @Mr Eazi

Bella Shmurda Youtube: Bella Shmurda and Instagram: @Bella Shmurda

Top Nigeria Afropop Music Related Topics:

1 Top 15 Nigerian Rappers

2 Top Female DAncehall Artists

3 Top Male Dancehall Artists

4 Top Ghana Afrobeat Artists

*Unofficial Order. The more popular Nigeria Afropop artists with a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and recent hits are near the top.