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Top 10 International Afrobeats Collaborations Since 2011

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International Afrobeats Music across the globe is as a result of the collaboration between Famous Nigerian Singers and Other artists in the music entertainment industry across the Globe which leads to the advancement of Afrobeats music.

The international partnership among artists has produced not only interesting music but ones with higher quality and increased listening streams across the country.

There are a lot of International Afrobeats Music to be considered. However, here are top 10 with higher popularity and quality (African Glitz Listing).


#10 ‘Beautiful Oyinye’ remix by P-Square feat Rick Ross P-Square decides to feature one of the biggest rappers, Rick Ross in the world in 2011, which contributes a major one to the Nigeria Afrobeats’ profile. Although, the song has been released a long time ago, but Its impact in opening the door for more collaborations cannot be underestimated.


#9 ‘I Swear’ by Ice Prince feat French Montana In the Nigeria Music Industry, Ice Prince is known to be one of the biggest artists in Africa. However, He collaborates with the famous American rapper, French Montana for a record in 2013, that is performed at the MAMAs stage and which remains a high point for Hip Hip in Nigeria. The music happens to be one of the songs in his album titled, Fire of Zamani.


#8 Rainbow’ remix 2baba feat T Pain This is perhaps the first commercial Afrobeats international collaboration. The Famous Nigerian Singer, 2face features one of the Famous International Artists, T Pain in 2012, which happens to be one of the songs in his album titled, AWAY & BEYOND PLUS. This record is one of the international records that inspired faith in Afrobeats’ limitless potential.


#7 ‘Somebody’s Son’ by Tiwa Savage feat Brandy In 2022, Famous and Talented Nigerian Artist, Tiwa Savage features The American Artist, Brandy in the music, somebody’s son. This collaboration by two heavyweights is notable not only for its quality but for its influence on female artists across the African continent. Its domestic and international success is a testament to its acceptance and appeal.


#6 ‘Blow My Mind’ by Davido feat Chris Brown The Famous Afrobeats Music, Blow My Mind by the Famous Nigerian Musician, Davido, features the Award Winning Artist, Chris Brown in 2019. The music is one of the singles in Davido’s Album titled, Good Time released also in 2019. This is one of the finest international Afrobeats collaborations that happens to deliver an incredible composition that captivated listeners across the country. The Afrobeats Music majorly resonates with Nigerian listeners, as it is a quality standard for Afrobeats international collaborations.


#5 ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid feat Drake In 2017, The Award-winning Afrobeats Singer, Wizkid releases a new song, as he features one of the biggest artists in the world for a rare collaboration that rocks Afrobeats to a new height. The music, Come Closer is one of the songs in Wizkid’s album titled, Sounds from the Other Side (SFTOS), which is the third studio album and major label debut by Nigerian singer Wizkid. The album contains songs that were recorded between 2014 and 2017. Listeners across the globe love the quality and the vibes that come with the song.


#4 Calm Down’ by Rema feat Selena Gomez In 2022, Young Nigerian Artist, Rema features the Famous International Singer, Selena Gomez in his song titled, Calm Down. The music is one of the songs in his album titled, Rave & Roses. In terms of successful music collaboration remix, this single stands stall as it achieves everything it was intended to do for Rema. From charting in the highest echelons across the world to picking up multiple certifications, ‘Calm Down’ remix is one of Afrobeats’ biggest international exports. It received its recognition and popularity among listeners who grooved to the song.


#3 ‘Essence’ remix by Wizkid feat Justin Bieber & Tems Award-winning Singer, Wizkid releases a song titled, Essence, as he features the Famous American Artist, Justin Bieber & the Famous Nigerian Award-winning Singer, Tems in 2020. The song is part of the album music titled, Made in Lagos. The song is tagged the greatest song in the history of music by Kanye West. The music, ‘Essence’ takes Afrobeats to a whole new level. The Justin Bieber remix further propelled it to super smash hit status.


#2 ‘Mr Endowed’ remix by D’banj feat Snoop Dogg The music, ‘Mr Endowed’ is produced by Don Jazzy and released by D’banj in 2020, as he features a famous American Rapper, Snoop Dogg. This is the international collaboration that kicked open the door and took Afrobeats to an international audience. At a time when the world wasn’t paying attention to Nigerian music, D’banj is able to use his talent and skills to create a moment whose importance remains invaluable to the ascension of Afrobeats.


#1 Peru’ remix by Fireboy feat Ed Sheeran The music, ‘Peru’ is released by the Nigerian Singer, Fireboy on 20th July, 2020, but features the Popular American Singer, Ed Sheeran on 23rd December, 2021. There’s no international Afrobeats collaboration so popular both at home and abroad as Fireboy’s ‘Peru’. The single is a massive success internationally where it catches the attention of a global superstar like Ed Sheeran who couldn’t resist jumping on an Afrobeats record.




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