The Nigerian Industry has witnessed the release of several awesome tunes in 2021 already and here are the Top 10 Best songs out there released so far in Nigeria. This is in no particular order, but you’ll sure enjoy the refreshing and smooth feel that come with these songs.
For You by Teni feat. Davido
Teni made an entrance into limelight with her debut single ‘Amen’ in 2017.
Since then, Teniola Apata popularly known as Teni has not failed to serenade the ears of her listeners with beautiful tunes.
‘For You‘ featuring Davido is a track off her debut album WONDALAND. This track was released in the first quarter of 2021 and is full of emotions and tells tales of love.
The official video has over 7.6 millionn views on YouTube.
Bad Dancer by Johnny Drille
Johnny Drille has been regarded as the man who ladies love to fall in love with. This is because you’re sure of a love song from the ‘Romeo & Juliet’ singer. The 30 years old singer gives a serenading tune on Bad Dancer.
It is a romantic tale of love mixed with beautiful melodies, live instrumentation and an emotion-packed lyrical delivery. Bad Dancer was released in the first quarter of 2021. It’s a song for all seasons.
You don’t have to be a good dancer to fall in love. Go check it out.
Focus by Joeboy
Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus who is professionally known as Joeboy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Joeboy came into limelight when discovered by Mr. Eazi through ’emPawa africa’.
The 23 years old star rose to prominence when he released a single ‘Baby’ in 2019. The song had massive airplay across Nigeria, Africa and the world. Since then, Joeboy has not failed to feed his listeners beautiful tunes to keep them glued.
In 2021, he released a new track ‘Focus’. This track is off his debut studio album ‘Somewhere Between Beauty And Magic’ album. Focus has had positive reviews already and is widely accepted and solidying the youngster’s place in the industry.
Make sure you enjoy the goodness in this piece.
Bounce by Rema
Bounce has been described by many as an exceptionally creative piece of art since its release.
With his forte ‘afrobeat’, Rema made magic in ‘Bounce’ alongside an amapiano fusion. This sound is irresistible.
Though popularly known as Rema, the superstar’s birthname is Divine Ikubor. He was born on May 1, 2000. Currently signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, Rema is a talent that can’t be overlooked.
‘Bounce’ is another impressive hit from the talented singer and is worth the listen.
Moving on with our Top 10 Best Songs in Nigeria 2021 list,
Away by Ayra Starr
Ayra Starr is Mavins Records latest signing. The young star made her entrance into the music scene this year with her debut EP.
She got discovered in 2019 by the Marvins Record boss himself, Don Jazzy. This happened after she uploaded an original song ‘Damage’ on her Instagram page and it went viral.
Before then she uploaded several other covers including songs by 2Face Idibia and Andra Day, online.
She was 17 at the time.
‘Away’ is the lead track from her debut EP. The song talks about toxicity in a relationship and has been well received and is currently enjoying quite a number of streams on all platforms.
Running To You by Chike feat. Simi
Also released earlier this year, the ‘Boo of the Booless’, Chike has proven himself once again with this classic tune.
If you want to give us a romantic diet to serenade our hearts, who else to feature but the incredible ‘Joromi’ singer Simi.
‘Running To You’ is actually a remake from his 2020 released album ‘Boo of the Booless’.
The track talks about two people who are in love. This piece is entertaining and appeals to the heart of the listener as it tells the story of these lovers.
Pronto by Ajebo Hustlers feat. Omah Lay
Being their first single for the year, Pronto is a whole groove on its own. Ajebo Hustlers didn’t do this one alone, they featured a fellow Port Harcourt made singer Omah Lay.
For a while now, the Afro-pop duo have been lacing their way to the top in the industry. With hit singles like ‘Barawo’ featuring Davido and ‘Symbiosis’ featuring Nissi, they’ve carved a place for themselves in the industry.
This track had to make it to the Top 10 Best Songs In Nigeria In 2021.
Go and enjoy Pronto if you haven’t heard it already.
Thunder Fire You by Ric Hassani
Ric Hassani is a phenomenal talent that Nigeria is blessed with and in ‘Thunder Fire You’ he echoed the minds of many Nigerians.
His birth name is Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu. He was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and is currently 32 years old.
He released his debut album in 2016 and a sophomore album in 2021.
Thunder Fire you is a track off this second album. Be sure to check it out.
The Don by Mr. Eazi
Eazi’s ‘The Don’ be described as a ‘bold statement’. It tells a story of fame. It carries the listeners along steadily.
This piece by the emPawa boss is beautifully captivating.
Mr. Eazi is a Port Harcourt born singer but current resides in Accra Ghana.
If we want to talk about him, we will need a separate article for this. He’s currently 29 years old.
Lagos Anthem Remix – Zlatan
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael popularly known as Zlatan Ibile is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer.
He has realease a number of singles since 2016 and has risen to prominence over the years.
Lagos Anthem Remix was a much anticipated release and it surely lived up to the hype.
On this tune, the cool feel was accompanied by sounds from other artistes as he featured a number of artistes on the track. This also made it to the Top 10 Best Songs in Nigeria in 2021 list.
In ‘Lagos Anthem Remix’ Zlatan featured Oberz, Frescol, Oladips, Kabex & Trod.
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