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Top 10 Best-Selling Nigerian Songs of All Time

The music industry is the most well-known industry in the world. This industry has produced numerous music artists with massive wealth. In the above article, you will see the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time.

Best-Selling Nigerian Songs | Top 10

These are the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time:

1. Love Nwantiti – CKay

Love Nwantiti was released by CKay and has sold over $2.560 million in certified units. This song has been showcased in 15 different countries including Canada, the United States, the UK, etc. Also, Love Nwantiti by CKay has been charted in different countries including New Zealand, Europe, Australia, India, Norway, and many others.

2. Essence – Wizkid ft Tems

Essence by Wizkid ft Tems was released in 2021. This song is the first Nigerian song in history to chart on the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Hot 100, etc. Essence has a certified unit of 2.495 million. This Nigerian song has earned 3 gold certifications, 2 double-platinum certifications in the United States, 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Performance, etc.

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3. On The Low – Burna Boy

On The Low ranks third place among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time. This song was released in 2018 and has 1.113 million certified units. On The Low by Burna Boy ranks 2nd among his lead singles.

4. Ye – Burna Boy

Ye was released by Burna Boy in 2018 and is also among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time. This song has earned over 100 million streams on YouTube and Spotify. Ye by Burna Boy has sold 1.40 million certified units and has earned over 4 gold certifications in various countries including Canada and the United States.

5. Peru by Fireboy ft Ed Sheeran

Peru was released by Fireboy ft Ed Sheeran in 2021. This song has over 1.100 million certified units. Among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time, Peru by Fireboy ft Ed Sheeran comes at the number 5 position.

6. Come Closer – Wizkid ft Drake

Come Closer is a Nigerian song that was released by Wizkid ft Drake in 2017. This song has sold over 1.15 million certified units and has earned Gold certifications in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. This song ranks 6th position among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time.

7. Your Number – Ayo Jay

Your Number by Ayo Jay was first released by Ayo Jay in 2013. This Nigerian song has over 700,00 certified units WORLDWIDE. Your Number by Ayo Jay was produced by a British record producer, Melvitto.

8. If – Davido

If was released by Davido in 2017 and has a total certified unit of over 700,000. This song is the first single from Davido’s second studio album, A Good Time. If by Davido has earned several certifications including a Diamond from the Recording Industry of South Africa, a Gold in the United States, etc.

9. Fall – Davido

Fall by Davido ranks 9th place among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time. This song was released in 2017 and has sold over 540,000 units worldwide. Fall by Davido has been charted on numerous Billboard charts including the Billboard charts, US World Digital Song Sales, US Afrobeats Songs, and many others.

10. Do Like That – Korede Bello

Do Like That by Korede Bello ranks 10th position among the top 10 best-selling Nigerian songs of all time. This song is Korede’s hit single in 2016 and has to be customized based on chart success, certifications, and streams. Do Like That by Korede Bello has many views on YouTube and has received a gold certification in the United States of America from the RIAA.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Most Streamed Song in Nigeria?

On the list of 10 songs, three artists namely Wizkid, CKay, and Burna Boy made recurring appearances with CKay leading the charge with 4 songs. The singer also tops the list with his global banger, Love Nwantiti at 537m streams while the remix holds the second position.

What are the Top 4 Songs in Nigeria?

These are the top 4 songs in Nigeria in 2022:

  1. Bullion Van – Seyi Vibez
  2. Palazzo – Asake
  3. Daddy Wey De Pamper – Moses Bliss
  4. God – Berri Tiga

Conclusion

The Nigerian music industry has been booming over the years. This industry has given birth to popular and rich music artists. The list of the top best-selling Nigerian songs of all time includes Love Nwantiti by CKay, Essence by Wizkid ft Tems, Do Like That by Korede Bello, and many others.

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