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Top 10 Nigerian songs released in July 2022

Top 10 Nigerian songs released in July 2022

Nigerian artists release over a hundred songs per month. While the majority of them do not make it to the top of the digital charts, others receive a reasonable amount of airplay and/or User Generated Contents on video-sharing platforms such as TikTok, Reels, Shorts, and Triller. To the best of this writer’s knowledge, this list attempts to highlight the songs released in July that were able to gain some traction across the board.

In July, Omah Lay and Burna Boy dropped new album titled ‘Boy Alone’ and ‘Love,Damini’ while Fireboy DML, Crayon and others dropped new singles. Popular music duo, P Square reunites to drop two new singles.

1. Burna Boy – Its Plenty

2. Fireboy DML & Asake – Bandana

Fireboy DML collaborates with label mate Asake on ‘Bandana,’ another single from his third studio album ‘Playboy.’ The song debuted at No. 66 on the Turntable Top 100 and quickly rose to No. 1. Its lyrics video has received over 2.4 million views on YouTube.

In July, Omah Lay released his highly anticipated debut album. The album produced potential hit songs such as ‘I’m a mess,’ which was produced by Niphkeys. The official video has received over 2 million views on YouTube.

4. P Square – Jaiye (Ihe Geme)

Paul Okoye and his twin brother, Peter Okoye, have finally reconciled. The Okoye’s, best known as the pop duo P Square, return to the music scene with ‘Jaiye(Ihe Geme).’ On YouTube, the video has 3.2 million views.

Crayon, a Mavin Records artist, makes a breakthrough with ‘Ijo (Laba Laba),’ an amapiano-laced pop song produced by Sarz. With 1.8 million views on YouTube, it peaked at No. 10 on the Turntable Top 100.

6. Burna Boy – Common Person

Burna Boy returns to the list with ‘Common Person,’ a highlife inspired song produced by Telz, from his ‘Love, Damini’ album. It has 1.3 million audio views on YouTube and peaked 7 on the Turntable Top 100.

7. Iyanya – Like You ft Kizz Daniel & Davido

Iyanya returns with ‘Like You’ a beautifully made pop single featuring Davido and Kizz Daniel. Peaking at No. 16 on Turntable Top 100, it has 3.4million views on Youtube.

8. BNXN – Kenkele ft Wande Coal

9. Adekunle Gold – 5 Star

To wrap up his recent Australian tour following the release of the ‘Catch Me If You Can’ project, Adekunle Gold drops new single titled ‘5 Star‘. The revelatory song has 179,000 audio views on Youtube peaking at No. 20 on Turntable Top 100.

10. Carterefe & Berri-Tiga – Machala

Carterefe, a Nigerian comic actor and content creator, has released a Wizkid FC anthem titled ‘Machala‘ with help from Berri-Tiga. The song is currently number one on Apple Music’s Top 100 and number two on YouTube, with over 124,000 audio views.

  1. Omah Lay – Soso
  2. Phyno – Full Current ft Tekno
  3. Yemi Alade – Begging 
  4. Jae5 – Propeller ft BNXN & Dave
  5. Cheque – Holy Gee

Source: Pulse Entertainment

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