Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.

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Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.

Mp3bullet.ng presents the list of the best Nigerian artists made their imprints in 2022.

Nigerian musicians popularised Afrobeats in 2022 and heavily included Amapiano music to create the Afropiano genre. This resulted in significant collaborations and albums that reached the top of the charts.

The popularity of Afrobeats among worldwide audiences also increased dramatically. Artists whose music, accomplishments, and influence had a significant impact are responsible for this rise in appreciation.

One of these musicians is a true superstar whose surprising rise to fame will be followed by an unchallenged string of smash singles. There were also former music producers became performers, and whose work helped them rise to the top of the charts and mingle with the big names.


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Asake

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Asake

With his back-to-back singles in 2022, Ahmed Ololade, better known by his stage name Asake, absolutely ruled the airwaves and shot to fame online.

Asake has been on a blazing run since he debuted “Omo Ope” earlier in 2022, churning out an incredible number of smash songs in Afrobeats. Asake enthralled admirers with his flair and attitude while astounding listeners with his skills.

He capped off an outstanding year with a debut album that broke records and is currently in the top 10 albums of the year, making him the most popular musician of 2022.

He was nominated for a MOBO award, and he sold out the Brixton 02 Arena in less than 5 minutes three times in a row, yet fans still can not get enough of him.

Kizz Daniel

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Kizz Daniel

Daniel Anidugbo, also known as Kizz Daniel, ruled the streaming channels in 2022 with the hot tracks “Buga” and “Cough,” seven years after his hit release “Woju.

The musician, is recognised for having bad songs, has people of all ages learning and performing the ‘Buga‘ dance routine.

With the help of this popular song, he was also able to fulfil a wish he had expressed online and perform for supporters during the World Cup.

Burna Boy

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Burna Boy

In 2022, Damini Ogulu did not think twice about putting his best foot forward.

He launched with the popular song and current anthem “Last Last” and later released his sixth studio album, “Love, Damini,” to a resoundingly positive response around the world.

In addition to winning a MOBO, a BET, and an EMA, the Grammy winner sold out arenas all over the world.

In addition, he received two Grammy nominations for his works “Last Last” and “Love, Damini” as he works to make Nigeria and Africa more well-known.

Rema

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Rema

To start 2022 right, Divine Ikubor made the most of his time when the ASUU was on strike.

Rema had a fantastic 2022 thanks to the success of his smash single “Calm Down” off his critically acclaimed debut album “Raves & Roses.”

Millions of people were drawn to the track “Calm down” as the sentimental tune gradually evolved into an anthem. This song has received numerous certifications and over 300 million views on YouTube as of the time of publication.

He began a lucrative tour of Europe and America, selling out venues and earning accolades along the way.

Pheelz

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Pheelz

With “Finesse” featuring BNXN and “Electricity” starring Davido, Pheelz produced two hits in 2022 that did remarkably well on the charts and in the streets.

After appearing at the BET Awards and scoring an international collaboration with French Montana, the producer and performer cemented his place as one of the hottest acts of 2022.


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Young Jonn

Young Jonn

The hitmaker producer transitioned to hitmaker artist status and released two EPs brimming with scorching singles.

Before releasing ‘Xtracool,’ one of the biggest songs of 2022, Young Jonn enlisted Davido to remix his popular song ‘Dada.’

He established himself as one of the hottest Afrobeats musicians and a front-runner for the 2023 Headies Next Rated Prize in what was an intriguing year for Nigerian music.

, had a fantastic 2022, is currently at the forefront of the Afrobeats to the World movement.

Since she achieved widespread recognition with her essential contribution to Wizkid’s “Essence,” has persisted in setting the pace and demonstrating that she is a superstar in her own right.

has received multiple awards, including becoming the first Nigerian female singer to win the BET award for Best New Artist and Best Collaboration.

With her contribution to Future’s “Wait For U,” she made history as the first Nigerian to make their Billboard Hot 100 debut. She was featured by Beyonce and was chosen for the soundtrack to ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ by Marvel.

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.

soared to new heights in 2022 thanks to her audacious talent and glimmering charm. She flawlessly delivered the songs “Overloading” and “Love Do not Cost A Dime” for Mavin Records and labelmate Magixx.

She has two number-one songs, “Blood Samaritan” and “Rush,” which established her as a quickly developing female poised to advance the status of women in the industry.

Ruger

Ruger

Ruger began the year with his explosive single ‘Dior,’ which enthralled listeners until mid-year of 2022 when he released his hit tune ‘Girlfriend,’ and the waist-twirling dance that goes with it, and the Dancehall maestro has had fans in a chokehold.

Ruger embarked on a tour, selling out venues in Australia, Europe, and other African towns.

As a lead-up to the release of his debut album in2023, he finished the year with two successful songs, “Red Flag” and “Asiwaju.”


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Portable

Top 10 Nigerian Artists of 2022.
Portable

The street-pop artist had a record-breaking year thanks to his hit singles “Ogo Forever,” “Oro Aje,” “Aza Man,” “Make Money Before You Love,” and “Expensive OG.”

He released an EP and an LP, both of which contained songs that connected with his core fanbase. Despite making headlines for his troubleshooting antics in the same year, Portable still gave performances in a number of nations, including the UK, France, Italy, and Egypt.

He also received a chieftaincy title at his hometown of Tigbo Awori Land, where he was crowned the Amuludun of Tigbo Awori Land.

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