Asiwaju, Ojapiano… top 10 songs in Nigeria in 2023

 Asiwaju, Ojapiano… top 10 songs in Nigeria in 2023

A pulsating hub of African music, blazing the global stage with its electrifying sounds and dynamic culture. Throughout the year, the nation’s vibrant music scene mesmerizes global audiences with its diverse cultural heritage, inventive melodies, and irresistible rhythms. From Afrobeats to Afropop and beyond, Nigerian artists have made an unforgettable impact on the international music scene. 

After extensive review, here are the top 10 songs from this year’s multitude of releases, listed in no specific order.

Asake – Lonely At The Top: 

Asake’s “Lonely At The Top” breaks from comparisons, showcasing his rounded artistry. The song’s blend of superiority and musical strength, distinct from his ‘Fujipiano,’ marks a prophetic title. Asake’s pursuit to live up to the tag promises a compelling journey, bolstered by such impactful tracks.

Omah Lay – Reason

Omah Lay’s “Reason” follows the success of “Soso” with tightly woven writing and a snappy beat. The song’s muffled feel reflects creative direction, not engineering flaws, proving beauty can emerge from even the darkest places.

Kcee – Ojapiano: 

Kcee’s resurgence with “Ojapiano” fuses Amapiano with indigenous sounds, preserving Nigerian identity. The Oja flute and log drums amplify his grand return, setting the tone for a promising era marked by innovative Amapiano blends.

Ayra Starr – Stability: 

 Ayra Starr’s “Stability” celebrates intelligence and dedication, resonating with 24 million YouTube views. The vibrant track showcases Ayra Starr as a rising star, with a music video featuring strong-willed women. 


 Ruger’s “Asiwaju” showcases his exceptional talent and serves as a precursor to his debut song, “Red Flags.” The track impresses with Ruger’s unique style, contributing to his growing reputation in the Nigerian music scene.

Spyro feat Tiwa Savage – “Who Is Your Guy?:

Spyro’s collaboration with Tiwa Savage on “Who Is Your Guy” creates waves with catchy tunes. The song’s message of checking up and supporting loved ones, coupled with Tiwa Savage’s street-infused delivery, broadens its appeal.

My G – Kizz Daniel: 

Kizz Daniel’s viral hit “My G” earns its spot among the top trending songs. A sleeper hit from his fifth studio album, Maverick, it gains popularity across social media platforms, affirming Kizz Daniel’s musical prowess.


Kizz Daniel’s “Rich Till I Die” marks his industry debut with a stunning smash single. The timeless classic radiates happiness, earning its place on playlists and showcasing Kizz Daniel’s talent.

Carry Me Go: Khalid ft. Boy Spyce: 

 Khaid’s “Carry Me Go” featuring Boy Spyce captivates fans with a gripping blockbuster. The enduring and seductive classic, alongside Boy Spyce’s vocals, adds a pleasing touch to the playlist, earning recognition in the Nigerian music scene.

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