Top 20 Nigerian songs for 2016 brings you our official top 20 Nigerian songs for 2016.

2016 was a great year for the Nigerian music industry. Wizkid got features with Drake, Tiwa Savage got signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation amongst many other laudable achievements.

It was also a sad year, Nigerian entertainment  lost icons. From OJB Jezreel, Nomoreloss, Bukky Ajayi, Festus Aguebor etc. But this write-up is not about death, It is about Music. It is about the top 20 Nigerian songs that made our 2016 great.

Our number 20 is:

20. Olamide ft Phyno – Who you epp: 


who you epp, Nigerian songWho you epp is Olamide’s rap masterclass alongside indigenous heavyweight Phyno.

Who you epp was an anthem in 2016, and the words became widely a used term in Nigeria. Who you epp has multiple versions, so we chose this one with Phyno.

It is number 20 on our list.

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19. Timaya – Bang Bang:

 Timaya Bang Bang, Nigerian song

Bang Bang is a classic dancehall tune by the incredible Timaya. It was co-written and produced by Kitwana Israel, from Trinidad & Tobago.

Bang Bang being a massive success across Africa and the Carribeans, takes the number 19 spot on our top 20 Nigerian songs for 2016.

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18. P-Square – Bank Alert:

P Square-Bank Alert, Nigerian song

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After having family battles and fights for the most of 2016, PSquare somehow settled their differences and came back together to thrill fans to a banger titled Bank Alert.

With the amazing video shot by Clarence Peters, Bank Alert was an instant hit in Nigeria and overseas.

It occupies the 18th position on our list of top 20 Nigerian songs in 2016.

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17. Tekno – Wash:

Tekno Wash, Nigerian song

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2016 was Tekno’s year. He released tunes from Wash, to Pana to Diana and they were all hits ‘Back to back’.

Wash takes the number 17 spot on our list.

We hope Tekno keeps shining in 2017.

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16. Timaya ft Flavour- Money:


Timaya-Flavour-Money-Art, Nigerian song

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Timaya appears for the second time on our list, this time at number 16 with his hit single, Money ft Flavour.

Egberi Papa teamed up with top Nigerian artist Mr Flavour and cooked up this hot tune titled Money, it was a sure hit.

Producer, Young D was on the beat.

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15: Tiwa ft Wizkid – Bad:

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After Tiwa’s marriage scandal with enstranged husband, Teebillz and just months after news broke that she had signed on with Jay Z’s Roc Nation, she featured Wizkid on this dope tune titled Bad. She was her usual bubbly self on this song and the song itself was a hit all through Africa.

It takes the number 15 spot.

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14: Davido ft Olamide – The Money:

Davido - The Money ft. Olamide-ART, Nigerian songBahdo featured Baddest in hit single ‘The Money’. The song took the continent by storm and takes number 14 on our list.

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13:  Flavour ft Phyno, Zoro – Gbo Gan Gbom:

Gbo gan gbom Nigerian song

A refreshing Eastern sound by Flavour titled Gbo Gan Gbom (Une Soul), and it featured two of the hottest Igbo speaking artists, Phyno and Zoro.
Gbo Gan Gbom captures the listener’s ear at the first listen and leaves you dancing atilogwu in the club. Add a little Palm wine and off you go.

Gbo Gan Gbom takes our number 13 spot.

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12: Mr Eazi ft Joey B, Dammy Crane: Hollup

hollup Nigerian song

After wowing Africa with Bankulize and Skintight in 2015, The Headies’ next rated artist Mr Eazi teamed up with ‘Tonga’ Hitmaker-Joey B and ‘Amin’ Crooner- Dammy Crane to deliver unto us a masterpiece.

Hollup asks questions many guys would love to ask some babes ‘You think say the world dey revolve around your bum bum?’.

The tune was produced by DJ Juls and it takes the number 12 spot on our list.

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11. Zoro X Flavour – Ogene:

Zoro-Ogene, Nigerian song

Zoro kicked into the music industry with his hit single Ogene featuring the Highlife King, Mr Flavour. Kezyklef & Major Bangz produced the tune, and it was mixed and mastered by extraordinaire.

Ogene takes the number 11 spot on our list.


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