5 Most Successful Artists in Nigeria in 2022 – Emda Makina
5 Most Successful Artists in Nigeria in 2022

It has been a fantastic year in the Nigerian music industry with several artists recording successes across the globe. We have seen our Nigerian artists doing well in terms of streams, and shows, featuring in the most globally popular event, and getting endorsement deals with great business entities. Having examined Nigerian artists in terms of their individual performances this year, we’ve been able to provide the 5 most successful artists in Nigeria in 2022.

The 5 Most Successful Artists in Nigeria in 2022

Below is the list of the 5 most successful artists in Nigeria in 2022:

 

1 Burna Boy

Burna Boy is no doubt the most successful artist in Nigeria this year. He released his sixth studio album, Love, Damini this year and so far the album has amassed a lot of streams and topped the charts on major streaming platforms. “Last Last”, a single off the album is currently the only Nigerian song in the top 100 global songs on Apple Music. The song also reached the number 1 spot on the Billboard US Afrobeats songs chart. The song along alone charted at number 1 in over 40 countries in the world.

Aside, streams Burna Boy did a fantastic job in terms of shows. His shows this year were all sold out having massive turnouts in different countries of the world. Burna performed on big stages like Madison Square Garden and Wembley Stadium; he also performed at the billboard music award and so many other big stages.

Burna Boy was also one of the artists whose songs were featured in the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Burna Boy among his numerous achievements also bagged so many endorsement deals with Multinational companies such as Oriamo, Havana Club 7 Bottle, Chipper bank, and so many others.

He’s seen to be one of the busiest artists this year as he’s really occupied with shows in different countries, studio sessions, and many other activities.

2 Wizkid

The second artist on the list is Big Wiz. He released his fifth studio album this year titled, More Love, Less Ego, and ever since its release the songs have been making waves in the global market. He was hosted by Apple Music to perform on the Apple Music live performance which he performed the songs from the album, More love, Less Ego. For some days, the album debuted at 59 on Billboard 200, and also debuted at 16 on the UK albums chart.

Wizkid has sold out so many shows this year. He has performed on Big stages like Maddison Square Garden, Accor Arena, and many others big stages. He has also headlined multiple international shows this year.

Wizkid aside from his own studio work was featured in other studio work like the Breezy album by Chrisbrown.

The year is actually a busy one for Wizkid who has been with shows in different countries and also has to deal with studio sessions.

 3 Davido

Despite the challenges faced by this global star, he also achieved a lot this year. He released a single titled, Stand Strong which was one of the biggest songs in Nigeria this year.

He did wonderful in terms of shows, headlining different shows. He performed on Big stages such as o2 Arena and other big stages as went on the “We Rise by Lifting Others” tour.

He was featured in the FIFA song for the world cup. He has also featured in Chrisbrown’s Breezy album and so many other hit songs in which he featured.

Davido this year bagged an endorsement deal with play station and so many others.

4 Rema

Rema is one of the young artists that’s making Nigeria and Africa proud. He is always minding his space but doing wonders around the globe. Rema released an album titled, Rave & Roses. The album charted at number 1 in different countries especially the song, calm down which is the biggest song from the album and one of the biggest songs in Nigeria this year.

The year has been a busy one for Rema who has been occupied with international shows.

Rema is one of the artists whose songs are featured in the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Rema bagged an endorsement deal with OPPO this year.

5 Fireboy

Fireboy is one of the Nigerian artists who performed greatly this year. He dropped an album titled, Play Boy. This album amassed streams as it has songs that have repetitive value.

He also performed on big stages like Wembley stadium and then his sold-out show in OVO Wembley arena, and many other international shows.

He is one of the artists whose songs are featured in the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Fireboy bagged an endorsement deal with Tecno this year.

Note: These artists are mainly on basis of their achievements in 2022 and not all-time achievements by the artists.

 

 

 

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