We know that you have heard of songs that came like a wave, reached their climax and like wind, disappeared never to be heard again. This is a common trend with several of the ongoing releases especially in Nigeria. But when it comes to a classic joint, then this one is meant to last a life time or ‘maybe’ passed to the next generation to be enjoyed by our kids and their grandchildren. We bring to you ten biggest Nigerian songs of all time. This list is basically centered on the most successful Nigerian pop songs of all time.
10. KUKERE – IYANYA “Kukere”(Efik:
“Don’t Worry”wink is a song by Nigerian singer Iyanya. It was released as the lead single from his second studio album, Desire (2013). Upon its release, the song peaked at number 1 on Top FM’s May Chart, Soundcity’s Viewers Choice, Rhythm FM, and The Beat 99.9 FM’s Blackberry Top Ten Countdown. In addition, it peaked at number 2 on Radio Port Harcourt. CEO Dancers performed the song during their performance on Britain’s Got Talent. To further promote his second studio album in London, Cokobar and Iyanya held the “Kukere Queen Competition”. Participants of the competition were asked to upload a dance video of themselves and state three reasons why they deserve to win.
9. WOJU – KISS DANIEL
“Woju” is a song by Nigerian afropop recording artist Kiss Daniel, released on September 1, 2014 through G-Worldwide Entertainment. Dubbed as “one of the best Nigerian songs of 2014”, the song went on to be nominated in the “Hottest Single” category at the 2015 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. “Woju (Remix) is a song by Nigerian afropop artist Kiss Daniel featuring vocals from Tiwa Savage and Davido. The song was released on 28 February 2015 under G-Worldwide Entertainment and was produced by DJ Coublon. Rated as one of the “biggest record in Nigeria” by David Drake of Complex, “Woju (Remix)” made history on MTV Base’s Official Naija Top 10 music video chart alongside “Woju” as the first time an original song and its remix would peak at the first and second spots.