As the awards, superstardom and record breaking hits pour in for afrobeats stars from Nigeria and beyond, the music scene is seemingly on steroids. It has been one viral song after another combined with concurrent massive album successes. Frankly, fans have never had it so good.
Since the last Eyes of a Lagos Boy 2022 Naija Afrobeats Top 20 in January, it has been torrents of world class performances at major venues around the globe for Nigerian artists. Grammy award winner, Burna Boy’s sold out show at the Madison Square Garden, last April in New York is one of the testament to the afrobeats success story. A week ago, songstress Tems won the Best International Act at the BET awards held in the US. Kizz Daniel’s monster track ‘Buga’ has set the world dancing, the song has become one of the most popular sounds on TikTok with over 508 thousand published videos and about 300M video views since its release.
Its past half the year, rainy season in Nigeria and Summer in other parts of the world, it is time we update the 2022 Afrobeats playlist and you can enjoy it on Spotify.
Fireboy DML & Asake – Bandana
Kizz Daniel, Tekno – Buga
Fireboy DML – Playboy
Burna Boy – Last Last
Ladé – Adulthood Anthem
Omah Lay – Woman
Mavins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, LADIPOE, Magixx & Boy Spyce – Overloading (OVERDOSE)
Asake – Peace Be Unto You
Simi – Naked Wire
Mayorkun – Certified Loner (No Competition)
Pheelz – Finesse (ft. BNXN)
Camidoh – Sugarcane Remix (Feat. Mayorkun, King Promise & Darkoo)
Teni – Little (Love I love)
Pheelz x Davido – “Electricity”
Monalisa – Lojay X Sarz X Chris Brown
Davido – Stand Strong ft. Sunday Service Choir
Ruger – Dior
Asake – Omo Ope (feat. Olamide)
Rema – Calm Down
CKay – WATAWI (feat. Davido, Focalistic & Abidoza)