Top Biggest Nigerian songs in the First Half of 2022

As we celebrate the entrance of the second half of 2022, It’s only to pay homage to the Nigerian songs that dominated the first half of the year.

Top Biggest Nigerian songs in the First Half of 2022
Top Biggest Nigerian songs in the First Half of 2022

In this article, presents the biggest Nigerian songs that dominated the music space in the first half of 2022.

The year 2022 has produced a number of outstanding singles that have enjoyed astounding levels of domestic and global popularity.

The first half of 2022 was filled with high-calibre tracks that met expectations for content, delivery, and widespread appreciation, ranging from party-stoppers to Amapiano hits to street jams to viral hits.

Despite the audience being exposed to a variety of great singles in the first half of 2022, a few songs stood out owing to their exceptional success, acceptance, and popularity.


The top 10 songs of the first half of 2022 are listed below.

Buga- Kizz Daniel ft Tekno

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Buga‘ was an instant hit from the moment it was released, with all aspects of the song pulling listeners in and keeping them hooked.

The accompanying #BUGACHALLENGE, which swept social media and even got the Liberian President showing off his dances, contributed to the single’s increased notoriety.

Buga‘ achieved number one on several platforms, including the Presidential Convention, where it served as the night’s soundtrack.

Since its release, “Buga” has captivated audiences of all ages, genders, and socioeconomic sectors. It has spread far beyond the borders of Nigeria.

Sungba remix- Asake ft Burna Boy

Asake ft Burna Boy - Sungba (Remix)
Asake ft Burna Boy – Sungba (Remix)

After ‘Omo Ope‘ enjoyed its run, Asake’s ‘Sungba‘ began receiving its well-deserved share of attention. The song is a masterpiece, and the catchy chorus and energising dance move earned it Asake’s most popular single to date.

When the Burna Boy remix was released, “Sungba” immediately gained popularity and peaked at the top of many charts, including the TurnTable Top 50.

Asake became one of the hottest hitmakers of the first half of 2022 as a result of the phenomenal success of “Sungba,” which was widely popular in clubs, the streets, and social media.

Finesse- Pheelz ft BNXN

Pheelz ft (BNXN) Buju - Finesse
Pheelz ft (BNXN) Buju – Finesse

When the excerpt from ‘Finesse‘ appeared on social media, it was unlike anything we had ever seen before.

The barely 30-second clip captivated listeners with its intriguing words and compelling music.

Pheelz had to move up the release date since the snippet was so eagerly demanded and consumed.

Finesse” became an immediate smash and spread throughout Nigeria and Africa.

Last Last- Burna Boy

Burna Boy - Las Last
Burna Boy – Las Last

Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, released “Last Last” about his breakup with Stefflon Don, a British rapper.

In Nigerian street slang, the word “breakfast” has slowly and gradually come to denote “heartbreak.”

In contrast to other heartbreak songs, Burna Boy’s most recent hit, “Last Last,” proudly spreads the message that goes on despite the agony.

The song has also helped in transcending “Breakfast” from just Nigerian slang to a global one.

Omo Ope- Asake ft Olamide

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Omo Ope

Omo Ope by Asake is the ultimate example of a song that is wonderfully composed, flawlessly performed, and exquisitely produced.

The melody is so profoundly alluring from the verse to the chorus that it was only natural that it became a hit right away.

Omo Ope is evidence that a well-crafted song will always transcend barriers of language and achieve the pinnacle of popularity.

The crowd vocals used in the chorus worked wonders for this song to the extent that they sparked a current wave of crowd vocals in the Nigerian music industry.


Calm Down- Rema

Rema - Calm Down
Rema –

Divine Ikubor, aka Rema, began the year with the smash hit song “,” which was produced by Andre Vibez.

The song was released as the first single off his “Roses and Rave” album and immediately started gaining streams and attention after its release. It has also gone to earn a certification in France.

Overdose- Mavin ft Crayon, Ayra Starr, Magixx, Ladipoe, Boy Spyce

Mavins – Overdose
Mavins – Overdose

Mavins are known for delivering outstanding songs, including “Adaobi” and “Dorrobuci.”

With their current single ‘Overdose,’ the Mavins performers were able to provide a love ballad that employs pidgin, an enjoyable melody, and a catchy beat to create an easy enjoyable song.

Even though it took some time, the song eventually gained widespread fame because to easy marketing and its genuine quality, which contributed to its success.

Baddest Boy remix- Skiibii ft Davido

Skiibii ft Davido - Baddest Boy Remix
Skiibii ft Davido – Baddest Boy Remix

With the crowd vocals already spreading on social media, the news of a Davido remix heightened excitement to the point that the original rose to the top of the charts. When the remix was ultimately released, it was a tremendous hit, as was to be expected.

The line “You go chop, Nigerian Koboko, straight from Magodo…” from the record became well-known on social media, transforming it into a rival smash and one of the top songs of 2022.

Sometimes- ft Olamide

T.I Blaze ft. Olamide - Sometimes (Remix) [Music]
T.I Blaze ft. Olamide – Sometimes (Remix) [Music]
“Sometimes food no dey give man joy but Canadian loud the feeling is different..” This particular statement is so well-liked that it has been used as the caption for numerous social media posts.

Sometimes‘ is the main track from outstanding talent TI Blaze’s debut EP, ‘The Fresh Prince of Lagos.’

When the remix featuring Olamide was released, it immediately became a sensational smash, finding a ready audience among a large group of Nigerian youngsters whose reality is reflected.


Palazzo- DJ Spinall featuring Asake

Spinall ft Asake - Palazzo
Spinall ft Asake – Palazzo

Asake’s distinctive sound completely astonishes the audience anytime one of his songs is played, holding Nigerian in a rock star-like grip.

Asake provided a club and a street anthem on DJ Spinall’s “Palazzo,” and the result had going out of their way to memorising the words so they could sing along and get the complete Asake experience.

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