This is a list of the Top 10 hottest artistes in Kenya at the moment that is compiled based on statistics.
Kenya is rapidly growing in the western classical music scene, below are the Top 10 hottest artistes in Kenya at the moment, garnered via standard metrics such as awards, streams, chart and impact;
A band that came to the game to become a world-acclaimed Kenyan afro-pop band, the group of four consists of Bein Aime Baraza, Savara Mudigi, Willis Chimano and Polycarp Otieno alias Fancy Fingers.
They released their fifth studio album in 2020 titled “Midnight Train’ a 13-tracks project, which features a guests appearance from india Arie, Sho Madjozi, Soweto Gospel Choir, and Black Motion.
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A couple of songs off the album is still currently in the top 20 on Kenya Top 100 Apple music chart, they include ‘Suzanna and Nande Lote’, they are also nominated for best group at MTV MAMA Awards.
Khaligraph Jones bagged 2 Nominations in the upcoming MTV MAMA Awards and will be headlining the virtual award show alongside top superstars, such as Wizkid, Nasty C, Diamond Platinumz.
his single Wavy’ featuring Sarkodie has amassed over 2.3 million views in less than a month of release.
Kenyan rapper and singer, a former member of the award-winning trio Kleptomaniax, released his debut solo album titled ‘Lucky You‘ in 2020.
A 12-tracks project currently impacting and making waves, he released a single in December 2020 titled ‘Hapo Tu‘ featuring Chris Kaiga which is currently at the top 10 on Kenya Top 100 Apple music chart to date.
A singer, songwriter and rapper Undoubtedly one of the biggest and most creative Kenyan artists, at the moment, she recently released a visual to her single to her latest single titled “Vaccine” which is currently trending in Kenya.
Bensoul is a Kenyan multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, signed with Sol Generations record Sauti Sol established label, he released a song titled “Nairobi” featuring Sauti Sol, which is currently at top 20 on Kenya Top 100 Apple music chart.
Kennedy Ombima, popularly known as King Kaka, is a Kenyan rapper and songwriter, he recently released a single titled ‘Utanipata‘ with Kristoff, currently trending in Kenya.
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Wilson Abubakar Radido is popularly known as Willy Paul, Kenyan artist and songwriter from Nairobi, he released a visual to his latest single featuring Miss P, on January 16, 2021, amassing over 2.3 Million views, one of the most viewed music videos in Kenya this year.
Karun is a Kenyan R&B singer and songwriter with an eclectic voice, and a blend of fresh sound, a beneficiary to Mr Eazi record programme Empawa Africa.
Jacob Obunga is popularly known as Otile Brown a Kenyan R&B singer, guitarist and songwriter, he recently released a single featuring Tanzania Ali Kiba, which is currently trending and gaining airplay.
A Kenyan Pop singer and songwriter, she bagged a nomination at Best Fan-Base Award at the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards, she released a visual to her single featuring Otile Brown titled ‘Kolo’ which has surpassed 1.7 million in just a month of release.
Top 10 hottest artistes in Kenya at the moment