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    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

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Olamide

    Olamide took the number on the Audiomack’s top 20 afrobeat artists for 2021, following his successful year and smash hit song Rock,

    Joeboy

    Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Mr Eazi of the record label “emPawa Africa” discovered him in 2017.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Joeboy

    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

    Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Burna Boy

    Burna Boy clinched the 3rd position.

    Davido

    Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Davido

    Davido came fourth

    Omah Lay

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Omah Lay

    He won the Next Rated award at the 2020 Headies Awards

    Omah Lay took the 5th position

    Wizkid

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Wizkid

    Wizkid came 6th

    Bella Shmurda

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Bella Shmurda

    Bella Shmurda came 7th

    Naira Marley

    Naira Marley is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Naira Marley

    Naira Marley was ranked 8th

    Fireboy DML

    Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer. He is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Fireboy DML

    Fireboy DML took 9th position

    Kizz Daniel

    Kizz Daniel is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Kizz Daniel

    Kizz Daniel was ranked 10th

    Seyi Vibez

    Seyi Vibez is a Nigerian singer and also songwriter. He is known for his best songs, writing songs, and more.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Seyi Vibez

    Seyi Vibez was ranked 11th

    Mohbad

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Mohbad

    Mohbad was ranked number 12

    Zinoleesky

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Zinoleesky

    Zinoleesky was ranked number 13

    Chiké

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Chike

    Chike was ranked number 14

    Buju

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Buju

    Buju was ranked number 15

    Barry Jhay

    Barry Jhay is a 28-year-old singer originally from Ibadan, Nigeria. He was born Oluwakayode Junior Balogun on February 13th, 1993.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Barry Jhay

    Barry Jhay was ranked number 16

    Rema

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Rema

    In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records

    Rema was ranked 17th

    Timaya

    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”.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Timaya

    Timaya was ranked 18th

    CKay

    Chukwuka Ekweani, better known by his stage name Ckay is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Ckay

    Ckay was ranked number 19

    Balloranking

    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.

    Audiomack's top 20 afrobeats artists for 2021
    Balloranking

    Balloranking was ranked number 20.

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