Top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now

These are the top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now

Nearly all artists in Nigeria have embraced amapiano since it got popular, and here are the top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now.

Afro-pop performers enjoyed expressing themselves in the style since it is so simple and fluid. More amapiano tracks have been released between 2020 and the present than will ever in another two-year span.

Top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now
Top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now

In 2020, the South African sound began to permeate Nigerian radio waves. Since then, Nigerian musicians have worked hard to combine our afro sounds with the amapiano genre.

From all of the artists who tried out the style, here are some of the best to do it in Nigeria.

Top 10 Nigerian best Amapiano musicians right now


It’s only fair that Zinoleesky, the only man to ever say “amapiano” on the intro of hit song, is number one on the list.

From “Ma Pariwo” to “Kilofeshe” to “Rocking” to “Blessings,” almost all of his hits are amapiano. is the king of amapiano in Nigeria.


Niniola is continuing her collaborative streak with South African artistes, sharing their sonic appetites over electro-techno-house beats or more commonly referred to as amapiano.

In her latest effort, she’s enlisted by Oskido, South African veteran DJ and producer whose career spans over two decades and has been influential in shaping the country’s music and entertainment scene

is that guy that does lot of things well. He has excelled in the music industry and has put in ten years of his life.

But is student of the game. He plays the game like pro, too. And when we speak of amapiano, that’s just one of the many genres David has mastered.

First, he had lot of amapiano jams on his “A Better Time” LP, and then went on to do mad features like “Ke Star,” “ Sound,” and “High.” Amapiano is definitely his thing!

 Burna Boy

Burna Boy is the most versatile in our industry and the most flexible when it comes to genre switching. He’s done the amapiano quite well too.

As a matter of fact, he was one of the first artists from Nigeria to explore the genre. He was doing way back in 2019 with Kabza De Small and WizKid on a song called “Sponono.” He’s since done “Yaba Buluku” and had a stellar performance on “Sungba.”


Mayorkun has been toying with the amapiano sound since 2020 when he first did the “Of Lagos” hit that became a viral bop.

His last album, “Back In Office” was mostly amapiano songs sprinkled with a little afro. Don’t forget. Whatever Mayorkun does, he does well.



Wizkid’s former protege, L.A.X, has since moved on from his Starboy days and is now making a way for himself in this industry.

Some of L.A.X’s best songs so far (“Go Low,” “Faster”) have been amapiano jams. He’s definitely got it.



While I’m sure they can find some fancy name like neofuji for the genre the YBNL star is doing, there’s no denying it’s got heavy amapiano influence.

Four songs now and counting, Asake has been toying with and everyone has been turning up to it.


Mohbad’s biggest hit ever is incidentally one of the best amapiano songs we got last year.

” was a hit on the streets and a big crossover to the mainstream for Mohbad, who a year before had made his debut with an EP. He’s since followed with “Backside.”


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