Top 10 Afrobeats songs of 2022

Top 10 Afrobeats songs of 2022

Afro Beats

Published on: December 24, 2022

Afro beats has left a lasting impression on the international music scene this year, enough to last the next decade. The genre gainly populated by Nigerian acts and artistes has become a worldwide sensation and has brought so many of the classifications top pioneers into, not just the limelight but a greenfield of robust economic and financial investment across the globe. 2022 may go down, arguably as the best year yet, for Africa's top Artistes, Afro beats and Nigeria's growth in the western and International entertainment markets.


We have witnessed our indigenous entertainers like Burna Boy, Wizkid, Rema, and Tems break tough grounds by winning prestigious awards, such as the Grammy's, VMAs, BET, and the likes. Other achievements worthy of mention includes various Afro beats artistes setting out on tour and conquering the international scene, building fan bases across the globe and raising the genre unto a pedestal.


With only a few days left to close out the year 2022, it is only prudent to look back and recap on the most melodic and harmonic songs, to grace the Nigerian frequencies this year. A lot of songs are worthy of mention, but this list has been curated by a particular metric consisting of total streams, popular acclaim, fan questionnaires and general information.

1. Last last - Burna Boy

2. Finesse - Pheelz

3. Kizz Daniel - Buga

4. Philo - Bella Shmurda

5. Ku Lo Sa - Oxlade

6. High - Adekunle Gold

7. Terminator - Asake

8. Watawi - Ckay

9. Calm down - Rema

10. Bandana - fireboy

Author: Benjamin Jahota