The year 2020 so far has been a historic year filled with many unexpected occurrences with the top of them all being the nationwide Lockdown caused by Coronavirus since March. Despite the lockdown in almost every part of the world, Nigerian artiste has continued to keep us entertained with banging hits back to back.

 This is expected to get even bigger in coming months as Wizkid and Davido are expected to release their Fourth and third studio album respectively. Davido’s album” A better time” will be out in July and will feature the likes of Nicki Minaj, Tiwa Savage and so on while Wizkid’s “Made in Lagos will be out anytime soon. I know you can’t wait for these two African heavyweights who have made a giant stride in the international entertainment industry to drop their respective albums.

But then let’s look at the top 10 songs that have been released this year so far.

1. Duduke – Simi

Simi is known for her melodious and infectious voice with soothing lyrics. The highly talented singer blessed our ears with the emotionally reflective song “Duduke“ in which video she announced she’s expecting a child.

2. Nobody – DJ Neptune ft Joeboy x Mr Eazi

Award winning international disc jockey “Dj Neptune ” join forces with emPawa artistes “Joeboy” and ” and “Mr Eazi” to deliver this lovely tunes titled “Nobody”

3. Beamer (Bad Boys) – Rema ft. Rvssian

This is a sequel to Rema’s ‘Dumebi (Remix)’ featuring American act Becky G. Rema is on a musical spree this year and he raises his game a notch higher on this bouncy tune.

4. Joeboy – Call

Following his outstanding performance on DJ Neptune’s song “Nobody”, the wonder kid shows us he is indeed well talented with his personal tune titled “Call”.

5. Jore – Adekunle Gold ft. Kizz Daniel

Adekunle Gold’s ‘Jore’ enjoys vocal assistance from Flyboy Inc leader Kizz Daniel, who delivers a ditty verse on this tune. The worthy collaboration showed an amazing way two individual unique vocal abilities can complement one another.

6. Geng – Mayorkun

Although this track sounds more like a freestyle hip hop composition, it’s become an anthem with Nigerian Afrobeats fans. Mayorkun open the year with a freestyle banger which he titles Geng Geng – fans are already digging this tune and several covers have cropped up.

7. Bop Daddy – Falz ft Mzz Banks

Falz comes through with “Bop Daddy” featuring an English (UK) rapper – Ms Banks. Falz. The Bop Daddy video challenge made the single one of the top trending song of the year so far.

8. Again – Wande Coal

Wande Coal started the new year and decade with the release of this new single. The talented singer goes back to his good old days of love jams. On this mid-tempo, Afropop tune, the artist showcases his loving side to celebrate the month of love. 

9. Odogwu – Burna Boy

Grammy Awards Nominee Burna Boy aka African Giant releases a new afro highlife song called “Odogwu” in February. The song has been one of fans favourites since then.

10. Wonma! – Olamide

YBNL Nation general, Olamide,s “ Wonma! ” is number 5 track off his newly released tenth studio project titled, “999 ” EP. The street king definitely knows how to make his fans go gaga with his tunes. This street-hop banger has been wrecking the clubs.

Notable mentions

1. Of Lagos -Mayorkun.

2. Opo – wizkid ft 2 face

3. Bad Influence – Omah Lay

4. AYE – Naira Marley

5. Something different – Adekunle Gold

Which is your favourite?

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