These are the 10 Nigerian artistes with the top dance challenges in 2021 so far.
If you’re not partaking in the latest TikTok challenge, why are you even on the app? All jokes aside, this short-form video social media platform truly is all about trends and these are the 10 Nigerian artistes with the top dance challenges in 2021 so far.
Whether you love them or hate them, jumping in on a trend is one of the quickest ways to go viral and land on a coveted spot on the For You page. But how does a TikTok challenge start, anyway?
Thankfully, where mankind exists, so does innovation and via the internet, we were able to stay connected to our favorite artists via their music, social media
10 Nigerian artistes with top dance challenge in 2021 so far
Running to You – Chike & Simi
If there’s one thing TikTok has done, it’s to put several spins on storytelling. For a great example, cue in Chike’s Running to You with Simi, with visuals that give fresh meaning to the song through a touching story of love, the video has become a hit which has carried over to the short-form video world.
In that world, couples can be seen reveling in their love with the song as the soundtrack while other content creators enact the lines while moving in rhythmic slow-motion.
All of these have amounted to 179 thousand and counting videos to make this the third song on the list of top Nigerian music social media challenges.
Shedi Bala Bala – Ownership contested
While the ownership of the audio to the latest short-form video sensation, #shedibalabalachallenge, may be contested, this has not stopped the challenge itself from snowballing into the movement it has become.
With the origin of the keyword which prompts frenetic booty-shaking being contested by two hype men, Jerry Shaffer and Toby Shang, the popularly re-used audio is a clip generated by a TikToker from what may be a version by a certain DJ Shamokay on Audiomack.
At the moment, the challenge is 43 thousand videos strong and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.
It is also one challenge that has by providence, served to underline the importance of hype men in the music scene.
Bounce – Rema
An explicitly provocative banger with a line that sees Rema breathlessly saying the word ‘booty’ seven times in a row, this song is made to be bounced to with an emphasis on the derriere.
However, on TikTok, it has found visual redefinition as a soundtrack to well-timed slow-motion videos where the video creators assume the role of the Bounce singer, putting forth their love for bouncing booties with smooth hand gestures.
Joeboy – Alcohol Challenge
Every week on social media, a new challenge emerges, and this week appears to be dubbed the “Alcohol Challenge.”
Fans have chosen this method of expressing their affection for Joeboy, but he has reservations.
Fans have been observed pouring a variety of fluids on their bodies in the new challenge, ranging from alcohol to Palm oil to water and other liquids.
However, in a recent Tweet, the musician warned his followers against pouring all kinds of things on their bodies, while still expressing gratitude for their support.
Focus Dance Challenge
The viral beat to the trending Focus Dance made by music producer, Ajimovoix and IG sensation, Hagman
The beat was made with love by Ajimovoix sometimes last year, and it was popularized by Hagman after his viral funny dance called “Focus Dance”
Bling – Blaqbonez
If Nollywood, Hollywood, Bollywood, and the Nigerian music video industry thought they were absolute masters of the game where video transitions are involved, they are sure to have found humility in the level of creativity at which TikTokers operate.
This is because users of the app have become masters of video transitions to the extent that some edits might seem even magical.
So for Blaqbonez’s Bling which is essentially a feel-good mid-tempo song, TikTokers decided to take things easy as they gently transition from one dazzling outfit to another.
Tiwa Savage – Somebody son dance challenge
Tiwa Savage somebody’s son dance challenge came after one month of release, making the Instagram reels and stories.
And here we have a heartbreaking song “Somebody’s Son” performed by Tiwa Savage featuring Brandy, the renowned American singer, songwriter, and actress who made this song to be a successful one.
They dropped this song this year, 2021 from her new project EP named “Water And Garri”.
On this one, Tiwa Savage went miles away and gave an invitation to the American rave of all time, Brandy who blessed the song by giving it a special vocal that will be much catchy when listening to it.
The song is a classic one, topping as one of the most favored in the EP.
It has to be a successful one for Tiwa this time again. She has been doing it and right now has come to take her music to another level.
From the EP, the song “Somebody’s Son” stands as the 4th track for you.
Ckay – Love Nwantiti
“Love Nwantiti” is being used in a TikTok challenge. The friend told him he thought the sound would be huge on the app, but Ekweani a Nigerian emo-Afrobeats singer-songwriter and producer who performs as CKay didn’t take that prediction seriously.
“‘Love Nwantiti’ [had already] blown up in Nigeria and many other countries last year,
Wizkid – Anoti Challenge
Many Nigerians had considered his verse unbefitting his status due to the muffled edit that had been interposed over it.
Ironically it had come with a robust flavour that made it an irresistible hook and it had rapidly grown on everyone.
as Wizkid’s verse has now become a TikTok sensation, with everyone’s favorite content creators and dancers putting their spin on a routine that breathes new life to the song, 5 years after it was a mega-hit.
Yemi Alade – Single and searching
Single And Searching by Yemi Alade and Falz is a Slow Motion Challenge on Tiktok.
I’m single and searching is a very interesting song by “Yemi Alade” where she teamed up with “Falz the bahd guyz”