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    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry

    This is a highlight for any African-based musician who has charted on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States with their own work.

    Billboard Hot 100 is somewhat regarded as the most standard and credible chart in the world, and a very big feat for African artistes to record an entry by original work.

    According to Wikipedia, the Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine, chart rankings are based on sales (physical and digital), radio play, and online streaming in the United States.

    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry
    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry



    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry

    Wizkid

    Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid rose to prominence in 2010 and attained global recognition in 2015.

    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry
    Wizkid


    Wizkid made his first entry with his original song titled ‘Essence’ in 2021, debuted at 82, and peaked 10, spending its first week at the time of this post.

    African artists with an entry on US Billboard Hot 100
    Wizkid

    It has expanded for 17 weeks on the chart, longest-charting African song on the chart

    Miriam Makeba

    Zenzile Miriam Makeba nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights, activist.

    Lists of Africans artistes with billboard hot 100 entry
    Miriam Makeba

    Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and the white-minority government in South Africa.

    Lists of Africans artistes with billboard hot 100 entry
    Miriam Makeba

    Mariam Makeba scored her first entry in 1967 with her song titled ‘Pata Pata’ it peaked 12 and spent 11 weeks, her second entry was in 1968 with her song titled ‘Malayisha’ peaked 85 and spent 3 weeks on the chart.

    she’s the first African artistes to chart on Hot 100.

    Youssou N’Dour

    Lists of Africans artistes with billboard hot 100 entry
    Youssou Ndour

    Youssou Ndour is a Grammy award-winning Senegalese singer, songwriter, and composer, according to Rolling Stone magazine in 2004, he is “perhaps the most famous singer alive” in Senegal and a considerable part of Africa.

    African artists with an entry on US Billboard Hot 100
    Youssou N’dour

    Youssou Ndour scored an entry in 1994 with his song titled ‘7 seconds’ with an assist from a Swedish singer, songwriter, and rapper Neneh Cherry, the song peaked at 98 and spent 4 weeks on the chart.

    African artists with an entry on US Billboard Hot 100
    Youssou Ndour

    CKay

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

    earned him his first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100
    Ckay

    He was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group’s independent label services.

    earned him his first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100
    CKay

    His song titled ‘Love Nwantiti’ earned him his first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100

     

     

     

    Lists of African artistes with billboard hot 100 entry

    • Wizkid
    • Miriam Makeba
    • Yousou N’dour
    • Ckay

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