NL LIST!! Top 10 Most Successful Amapiano Songs By Nigerian Artists

Amapiano is a music genre that originated in South Africa, but it has quickly gained popularity in Nigeria and other African countries. The genre has a unique sound characterized by syncopated breakbeats, snares, and speaker-rattling kicks.

Amapiano has taken over the mainstream in the Afrobeats sound, and Nigerian artists have quickly become the chief exporters of the sound.

In this blog post, we will be discussing the top 10  most successful Amapiano songs by Nigerian artists. We have ranked the songs based on their impact, quality, and success.

‘Hallelu’ by Masterkraft feat Bella Shmurda & Zlatan



Hallelu’ is a single by Masterkraft featuring Bella Shmurda and Zlatan. The song’s brilliant production by Masterkraft, Bella Shmurda’s excellent hook, and Zlatan’s quality verse make it a hit song. The single quickly found success on the streets and spilled into the charts.

‘Highway’ by DJ Kaywise feat Phyno



‘Highway’ is a song by DJ Kaywise featuring Phyno. The song spent consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the TurnTable Top 50 (now top 100) in 2021. Phyno’s versatility is on full display in the song, and his smooth line and catchy lyrics combined for a hit song.

‘Of Lagos’ by Mayorkun



‘Of Lagos’ is credited as one of the earliest Amapiano records by a Nigerian artist. Mayorkun’s sticky lines, easy delivery, and infectious melody made the song a listener’s favorite. The song is also credited for bringing the Amapiano record to the mainstream.

‘Ko Por Ke’ by Rexxie feat Mohbad




‘Ko Por Ke’ is an incredible dance record from the super producer Rexxie. The song quickly became a slang that engulfed the street and pop culture while also serving as a party-starting record whose success was evident in its enduring run on the charts.

‘Kilofeshe’ by Zinoleesky




Zinoleesky has used Amapiano sound to deliver multiple hits, and ‘Kilofeshe‘ is one of them. The smooth record packs appeal that drives the genre, and Zinoleesky’s street lines blend with his laid-back lyrics for a smooth record.

‘Palazzo’ by Spinall feat Asake



Palazzo‘ is one of the defining tracks of DJ Spinall’s unprecedented run of hits in 2022. The song spread like a virus, infecting everyone in sight. Asake’s pop-rap delivery and stunning lyrics had listeners gleefully learning them, making ‘Palazzo’ one of the biggest Amapiano songs by a Nigerian artist.

‘Omo Ope’ by Asake feat Olamide



This single launched Asake into mainstream success and kicked off an unprecedented run of hit songs. The melody, delivery, and flawless production make it a top-class composition that stands tall in the list of Amapiano songs by Nigerian acts.

‘Champion Sound’ by Davido feat Focalistic



While this incredible record didn’t enjoy as much success as it probably deserves, its quality and sophistication are indubitable. The scanty lyrics, electrifying delivery, infectious melody, and impeccable drums make it one of Nigeria’s finest Amapiano songs.

‘Monalisa’ by Sarz & Lojay



This is an example of a perfect song whose enduring commercial success matches its street popularity. A combination of the ace producer Sarz and singing sensation Lojay. ‘Monalisa‘ is a fantastic record that perfectly combines simple and easily digestible elements.

‘Sungba’ by Asake



One of the best performing Afrobeats records of 2022, ‘Sungba‘ and the Burna Boy remix showcases the heights Amapiano can reach in Afrobeats when deployed by supremely talented artists. This club banger dominated the streets, streaming platforms the radio, and the charts as it stamped Asake’s superstar status.


Amapiano’s takeover of the Nigerian music scene is nothing short of remarkable. The genre has rapidly evolved and has been able to generate hits and spread its influence across the industry. The above list of the top 10 Amapiano songs by Nigerian artists provides insight into the impact and success of the genre in the country.

As the Nigerian music industry continues to grow, it is expected that more Nigerian artists will tap into the creative potential of Amapiano and deliver even more hit songs.

Top 10 Most Successful Amapiano Songs By Nigerian Artists

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