Audiomack’s top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
This is Audiomack’s top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
To end the year, Audiomack has put together a playlist of the top 21 Afrobeats artists of 2021, based on their global streams.
Audiomack was founded in 2012 and generated more than 17 million monthly active users and this highlights the top 5 Most Followed Nigerian Artistes on Audiomack
Wizkid and Tems’ crossover hit “Essence” helped propel African music to the forefront of global debate, but major hits by Joeboy, Davido, Fireboy DML, and others kept the trend rolling.
Audiomack’s top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
Olamide is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist, He records in Yoruba and English.
In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes.
Olamide took the number on the Audiomack’s top 20 afrobeat artists for 2021, following his successful year and smash hit song Rock,
Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Mr Eazi of the record label “emPawa Africa” discovered him in 2017.
His genre of music is that of Afro-pop and R&B. He was born in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Joeboy made the 2nd position
Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.
Burna Boy clinched the 3rd position.
Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop.
Davido came fourth
Stanley Omah Didia better known as Omah Lay, is a Nigerian singer.
He released his self-produced debut single “Do Not Disturb” in April 2019.
He won the Next Rated award at the 2020 Headies Awards
Omah Lay took the 5th position
Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed In 2009.
Wizkid came 6th
Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian singer. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Vision 2020”, and a follow-up remix which featured Nigeria rapper Olamide.
Bella Shmurda came 7th
Naira Marley is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians
Naira Marley was ranked 8th
Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer. He is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide.
Fireboy DML took 9th position
Kizz Daniel is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”
Kizz Daniel was ranked 10th
Seyi Vibez is a Nigerian singer and also songwriter. He is known for his best songs, writing songs, and more.
Seyi Vibez was ranked 11th
Ilerioluwa Oladimeji popularly known as Mohbad is a Nigerian musician and songwriter. Mohbad, who is signed to Naira Marley’s Marlian Record is one of the fast-rising and most promising street singers.
Mohbad was ranked number 12
Oniyide Azeez best known on stage as Zinoleesky is a Nigerian born fast-rising artist (musician), apart from being a singer, he is also a songwriter, entertainer, stage performer and recording artist.
Zinoleesky was ranked number 13
CHIKE, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actor. He is known for participating in the Nigerian reality competition Project Fame West Africa and finishing in second place on Season 1 of The Voice Nigeria.
Chike was ranked number 14
Buju is a viral sensation, gradually establishing himself as a promising Nigerian music star. He draws inspiration to create music from his personal experiences and environment.
Buju was ranked number 15
Barry Jhay is a 28-year-old singer originally from Ibadan, Nigeria. He was born Oluwakayode Junior Balogun on February 13th, 1993.
Barry Jhay was ranked number 16
Rema is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records
Rema was ranked 17th
Timaya, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He hails from Odi, Bayelsa state. He is the founder of DM Records Limited. His solo career began in 2005 with the release of “Dem Mama”.
Timaya was ranked 18th
Chukwuka Ekweani, better known by his stage name Ckay is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa.
Ckay was ranked number 19
Balogun Olamilekan, better known as Balloranking, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. He is one of the young artists leading the newest generation.
Balloranking was ranked number 20.
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