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    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits

    The top 10 Nigerian artists consistently deliver dancefloor hits in the last decade.

    Nigerian music has gone through the motions in the last decade, the start of the decade witnessed one change of guard which ushered in Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, and here are the top 10 Nigerian artists consistently deliver dancefloor hits in the last decade.

    10 years later, Nigerian music is witnessing yet another change of guard with Rema, Joeboy, Fireboy, and so forth leading the charge.

    Like the last change of guard, only a few of them will last the mile, but the journey has begun.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits

    We are not clairvoyant and we have not seen the future – we can only predict it. What we have seen and lived in the past decade. We have seen artists rise and cross borders.

    We have seen artists rise and fall.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits

    Olamide

    Olamide Gbenga Adedeji known professionally as Olamide (and also Olamide BaddoBaddoSneh, or simply Baddo) is a Nigerian hip-hop recording artist.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Olamide

    Also, Ijebu-Itele is the hometown of the popular rap artist Olamide Baddo, he has referred to the town in some of his songs as his father’s hometown.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Olamide

    He records in Yoruba and English, in 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes.

    Wande Coal

    Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe, popularly known as Wande Coal, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Wande Coal

    With his yearning for romantic ballads, Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer Wande Coal pioneered the sound of Afrobeats while becoming an international star.

    Coal got his start singing in a church choir as a teenager and broke into the music business as a dancer before signing with the Nigeran label Mo’Hits in 2006.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Wande Coal

    Coal contributed to the 2007 compilation Curriculum Vitae as part of the Mo’Hits All-Stars.

    Wizkid

    Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as WizkidWizzy, Big Wiz, Machala, or Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Wizkid

    The recipient of several international music nominations and awards, He signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records in March 2017.

    In 2019, he was featured on Beyoncé’s project The Lion King: The Gift on the collaboration “Brown Skin Girl”, which won him a Grammy Award for Best Music Video.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Wizkid

    His fourth album, Made in Lagos, was released in October 2020, to wide commercial success and acclaim.

    The album includes the single “Essence”, which became the first Nigerian song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

    Davido

    David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Davido

    Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Davido

    In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies. Between 2013 and 2015, he also released a number of hit singles and in January 2016 he signed a record deal with Sony Music.

    Burna Boy 

    Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Burna Boy

    He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).

    In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Burna Boy

    His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut, in 2021, he won the award for Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

    Tiwa Savage

    Tiwatope Savage (born 5 February 1980) is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Tiwa Savage

    Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education.

    Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Tiwa Savage

    After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009.

    Phyno

    Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike (born 9 October 1986), better known as Phyno Fino, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Phyno

    Although a native of Anambra State, Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike was born and raised in Enugu State.

    His debut studio album No Guts No Glory was released in 2014.

    Tekno

    Augustine Miles Kelechi (born December 17, 1990), popularly known as Tekno, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Tekno

    Kelechi is from Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State, he was born in Bauchi State into a family of six — five boys and one girl.

    He was raised in several parts of the country including Nassarawa, Kaduna, and Abuja

    Kizz Daniel

    Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Kizz Daniel

    He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”, he went by the stage name Kiss Daniel prior to changing it in May 2018.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Kizz Daniel

    He founded the Fly Boy Inc record label in November 2017.

    Yemi Alade

    Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist.

    She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Yemi Alade

    Since then Yemi has gained prominence in the music industry and is considered one of the biggest artists in Africa.

    Following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa with the huge commercial success recorded for both albums, this made her embark on world tours consecutively.

    Top 10 Nigerian artists who consistently deliver dancefloor hits
    Yemi Alade

    She won the MTV African Music Awards for Best female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively and was nominated for Artiste of the Year in 2015.

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