In 2018 digital sales has been helping Nigerian musical artists so well that we decided to compile and share with you the Top 10 Nigerian Artist With Music Sales 2018.
This lists was compiled using digital streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify etc which includes artists like Davido, Wizkid, Olamide etc.
This are the artist that we are sure has the highest music sales so far this week.
(David Adedeji Adeleke) born Nov 21 1992. In 2011 his single DAMI DURO was well received throughout Nigeria. In 2012 he released OMO BABA OWO album which gave DAVIDO more recognition ‘ALL OF YOU’ , ‘FEEL ALRIGHT ft Ice Prince were amongest the songs in the album. In 2013 he released GOBE & SKELEWU which topped the charts across Africa. 2014 came with AYE and his second studio album on which he got an international collaboration with ‘MEEK MILLI’ in ‘FANS MI’ and sounds like ‘THE SOUND’ ft Uhuru & DJ Bukz. 2016 ‘SON OF MERCY’ EP was released. David brought back the fire with back to back hits. ‘IF’, ‘FALL’, ‘PERE’ ft Rae sremmund x Young Thug, ‘FIA’ in 2018 he dropped ‘ASSURANCE‘.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is a Nigerian sound writer and singer. In 2009 he signed a deal with EME and rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the songs like ‘Holla at your boy’, TEASE ME, DONT DULL, PAKORUMO,which were the hit songs on his debut album ‘superstar’. On 2 may 2013 he released a lead single in the album ‘ayo’ jaiye jaiye ft FEMI KUTI. On 5th January 2015 Wizkid released Ojuelegba and the remix followed with Skepta and drake in July of that year. Sounds from the other side was released in 2017 which had so many international collaborations. ‘manya‘, ‘odoo’ was released in 2017. While ‘soco’ ‘nowo’ ,’ commando ‘ are rocking out 2018.
Olamide Adedeji, known as Olamide and populary called badoo. In 2011 he released his debut studio album ‘RAPSODI’ whole signed to coded tunes. YBNL album followed which had hit singles like FIRST OF ALL, VOICE OF THE STREET, STUPID LOVE etc on Nov 7 2013 he released BADDEST GUY EVER LIVETH’ which included DUROSOKE’ 2014 he released STREET OT album which had STORY FOR THE GOD’S, goons mi, skelemba ft don jazzy. Eyin mayweather album was released in 2015 which had tracks like Bobo, Melo Melo and lagos boys. 2016 he released The Glory album which had lead single Who you epp? And pepper them gang. WO, science students has topped charts in the country and are still banging.
Augustine Miles Kelechi populary known as TEKNO. His first single ‘holiday’ ft Davido was positive and gained him recognition. 2013 he released ‘dance and anything’ on June 18 2015 he released his hit song ‘duro’, and a series of other songs. ‘wash and where’ in 2016 he dropped a worldwide banger ‘PANA and RARA followed before releasing yawa, be, Samantha, go and mama with Wizkid in 2017.
5. Burna Boy
Damini Ggulu, popularly known as Burna Boy in 2012 released LIFE album which helped him to stardom. Like to party, tonight were songs in the album. In 2013 he released won da mo ft d-banji, celebrate, yawa dey and run my race. 2014 he graced our ears with don gorgon and check and balance. Then OUTSIDE was released in 2018. Soke, rizzla were released in 2015 on a spaceship album.
6. Tiwa Savage
Tiwatope Savage-Balogun known as Tiwa Savage. Her debut album ‘once upon a time’ was released on July 3 2013. It was supported by singles like ‘kele kele love’ eminado, folarin. Her second album R.E.D was released 19 Dec 2015 with singles like ‘my darling, African waist and keys to the city. 2017 she released ‘sugar cane’ album which had MA LO and ALL OVER‘.
7. Yemi Alade
Yemi Eberechi Alade, known as Yemi Alade. After winning peak talent show in 2009. She gained prominence in her hit single JOHNNY. Which was released in 2013. Her album king of Queens (2014), Mama Africa (2016), Black magic( 2017) some of her smash singles includes Na gode (july 2015) koffi anan (jan 2016) Ferrari (Mar 2016) Knack am (2017) Get through this x Mi casa (2017).
8. Kizz Daniel
Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anijugbe. Formerly known as Kiss Daniel now Kizz Daniel. Best known for his chart-topping singles, Woju and Yeba. On may 4 2016 he released his album ‘new era’. Sofa’, 4days, No do’ and Baba has also made waves in 2018.
9. Adekunle Gold
Adekunke Kosoko well known as Adekunke Gold. On Dec 2014 he released his cover of one direction ‘story of my life’ which he titled SADE. He released his official single ‘ORENTE’ on March 5 2015 he first studio album GOLD was released on July 25 2016 it peaked number 7 on the billboard album chart 2018 he released his second album ‘about 30′ with his label 79 element’ here are some of the songs that made waves. PICK UP (2015) FRIEND ZONE (2016) MY LIFE (2016) CALL ON ME (2017).
Patrick Nnaemeka okorie. Known as Patoranking. In 2013 he released his hit single ‘alubarika’ alongside timaya. And Park well. 2014 he released GIRLIE O, while in 2015 he released ‘daniella whine, my woman my everything and make am. 2016 he released his album G.O.E which had songs like ‘NO KISSING BABY ft Sarkodie, ANOTHER LEVEL, LOVE YOU DIE ft Diamond platinum.