Official UK Singles Chart is a UK chart that record the highest selling singles in the United Kingdom, based on streaming, paid downloads and physical sales, it is organised by the Official Charts Company (OCC), this is a list of African Artiste that have debuted on UK Singles Chart.
Below are African Artistes that have debuted on the UK Singles Chart either by lead artist or as a featured artist, in the UK music industry, it is recognised as an official measure of singles popularity because it is the most extensive research board in music, and over time African music acceptance in the world has impacted UK official single charts.
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Wizkid – 8 Entries
Nigerian Afrobeat heavyweight Wizkid has 8 entries on the Official UK Singles Chart since his global dominance, 2 entry as lead artist, 3 as a featured artist and 3 as a joint (Co-Own), he was the first-ever African artist to debut Number #1 as a featured artist on the UK singles chart.
Burna Boy – 10 Entries
Nigerian Afrobeat Superstar Burna Boy has 5 entries on the UK official singles chart since his global dominance, 1 as lead artist, 8 as a featured artist and 1 as a joint artist, he has the record of most chart entry across all credits by a Nigerian artist.
Mr Eazi – 3 Entries
Nigerian Afrobeat Superstar Mr Eazi has 3 entries on the UK Official Singles chart, 2 as a featured artist and 1 as a joint artist.
D’banj – 1 Entry
Nigerian Afrobeat Superstar D’banj has one entry on the UK Official Singles chart, he was the first African artist to ever debut on the chart, made his first entry as early as 2012 with his smash hit single Oliver Twist, spending 14 weeks on the chart.
Maleek Berry – 1 Entry
Nigerian Afrobeat recording producer and artist Maleek Berry has one entry on the UK official singles chart as a featured artist.
FUSE ODG – 1 Entry
Ghanaian Afrobeat artist Fuse ODG has one entry on the UK official singles chart, he debuted as a lead artist in 2017 with his song Boa Me and spent 6 weeks on the chart.
Shatta Wale – 1 Entry
Ghanian Afrobeat artiste Shatta Wale has one entry on the UK official singles, he debuted as a featured artist.
Mugeez – 1 Entry
Afrobeat Ghanian artist Mugeez has one entry on the UK official singles as a featured artist.
Moelogo – 1 Entry
Nigerian Pop singer Moelogo has one entry on the UK official singles chart as a featured act.
African Artistes that have debuted on the UK singles chart
Wizkid – 8
Burna Boy – 10
Mr Eazi – 3
Maleek Berry – 1
Fuse ODG – 1
Shatta Wale – 1
Mugeez – 1
Moelogo – 1