One of the most important end-of-year lists would be the ranking of the hottest Nigerian artistes. These music acts are the ones who have had a dominant presence during the year. They have also been responsible for some of the biggest songs we enjoyed during the outgoing year.
Some of our Nigerian artistes made us immensely proud in 2019 as they pushed Afrobeats harder into newer territories beyond Africa. Many Nigerian acts impressed and many of them you already know, but in this post, we give our top ten rankings.
Below is our ranking of the hottest Nigerian artistes of 2019
Damini Ogulu, Port Harcourt born and raised Afrofusion superstar known by his stage name Burna Boy transferred his fantastic form in 2018 into 2019. He started 2019 with a massive hit song ‘Killin Dem‘ which eventually became the biggest zanku song out there. He kept up the energy with the release of the ‘African Giant‘ album. He had a standalone track on Beyonce’s ‘The Lion King: The Gift‘ album. He has performed some of America’s biggest TV shows, had a world tour and a Grammy nomination all in 2019.