The 5 Best Nigerian Songs of the 2010s

Nigerian Music Industry has birthed great and amazing artists who in turn have given us great hits over the years that could replace the national Anthem itself.

Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido
The 5 Best Nigerian Songs of the 2010s

Most of these songs came out in the 2010s, an era that has seen the evolution of Music as we know.

Artists like Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido and others who came in the Nigerian scene in 2010 have us thanking our stars for being alive to witness this amazing set of hitmakers.


Ice Prince ft Brymo – Oleku

Ice Prince would forever be in debt of this song as it set his career in motion. ‘Oleku’ saw Ice Prince deliver smooth and sauve lines coupled with Brymo’s chorus which should be awarded the greatest chorus of the decade.


Wizkid – Ojuelegba

If ‘Superstar’ album kickstarted Wizkid’s career, ‘Ojuelegba’ catapulted him. Produced by Legenduary Beatz, ‘Ojulegba’ is a cultural reset.

Even Drake and Skepta’s remix of the song doesn’t come close to the original.


Davido – If

2017 was a remarkable year in Davido’s life and pivotal to his career. After his ‘Son of Mercy’ EP flopped, Davido redeemed himself with the Tekno produced song, ‘If’.

The song was so successful that it had us debating if Davido really had 30 Billion in his account.


Burna Boy – Ye

If a petition should come up on which song can replace the National Anthem, ‘Ye’ would top the list.

Burna Boy takes us on a smooth and relatable journey on this Phantom-produced track. It became the street anthem for the year when it was released.


Runtown – Mad Over You

One of Nigeria’s beloved Loverboys, Runtown had people falling in love with his beautiful take on ‘Mad over You’.

The singer took the then trending Ghana Sound template and turned into his greatest masterpiece.


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