Despite the many challenges the Music Industry faced in 2020, it didn’t stop the release of good songs.
As 2020 comes to a close, we compile the list of the 20 Naija Hottest and biggest songs to have been released in the first half of 2020.
The songs on this list were released between January and June and have accumulated massive streams across all streaming platforms, dominated the airwaves and streets.
Here are the Top 20 Biggest Naija Songs of the first half of 2020;
1. Wande Coal – Again
“Again” was Wande Coal’s First Official Release in 2020. The smooth Love song was produced by Melvitto.
2. Rema – Ginger Me
Rema got fans dancing to The Elements-produced single ‘Ginger Me‘ as he expresses how much of an inspiration his love interest is to him.
3. Simi – Duduke
Simi had a great year thanks to the release of “Duduke”, a song dedicated to her Daughter, Adedeja. The song had people wishing they were pregnant too.
4. Burna Boy – Wonderful
Burna Boy pays homage to his roots and speaks on the inspiration behind his hustle on “Wonderful”. The song was the lead single fo his Grammy Nominated “Twice as Tall” album.
5. Naira Marley- As E day Go
Produced by Rexxie, “As E Dey Go” is Naira Marley’s biggest song of 2020 as he talks about being King of his hood and no one can overthrow him.
6. Oxlade – AWAY
Oxlade solidified his stay in the Nigeria Music Industry in 2020 with the breathtaking “Away” of his Oxygene EP. The song got the approval of even International Rapper, Drake.
7. Mayorkun – Geng
Mayorkun started the year with a bang in form of “Geng”. The song saw the birth of covers, a Viral Challenge, and an EP.
8. Omah lay – Bad Influence
Omah Lay came into the spotlight with the release of “You” but it was “Bad Influence” that became his top-charting song.
Ladipoe and Simi come together to fuse rap and Afro-soul “Know You”. The song touches the theme of Love brilliantly and makes listeners fall in love with their chemistry.