Top 10 Biggest Afrobeats Music That Made People Happy & Got Many Dancing In 2022

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Afrobeats, which is the sound from Africa, is arguably the biggest music genre in Africa. Afrobeats continues to trend as it makes a continuous appearance on the charts and notable award platforms globally. That’s not all; several of this new realises has kept millions of people happy across the globe, be it through social media dance challenges, wedding, events, and so much more.

Afrobeats’ music just keeps getting better every year. 2022 is no exception. These days, people just follow the music trend, which helps to track go viral. New Afrobeats artists are also surfacing, taking the beats to a whole new different level.

Here are a few of the hottest tracks that have been released by Nigerian musicians this year, especially on TikTok and Instagram Reels.


Overdose (Marvins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, Ladipoe, Magixx & C)

Marvin record gathered the whole crew members to release this amazing crew single, ‘overdose’ produced by the label boss himself, Don Jazzy. The song spotlighted on individual talent of the label artist featuring- Crayon, Ayra Starr, Ladipoe, Magixx Boy & Spyce as they dropped their own verses. ‘Overdose’ was released on 13th May 2022 alongside its music video.

Mercy by Adekunle Gold

Nigerian afrobeats star Adekunle Gold dropped the song, ‘Mercy’, one of the highlights of the recent songs from his album, ‘Catch me if you can’. The singer dropped the hit on Friday, January 21, 2022, as a teaser of what’s to come when he finally released his brand new album, ‘Catch Me if You Can’.

‘Buga’ by Kizz Daniel & Tekno Miles

Popular artists Kizz Daniel and Tekno Miles, suddenly dropped the music video of ‘Buga’. The hit song was released on 3rd May 2022, with its music video released on June 22. This afrobeat music has been trending, especially as it came with a dance move introduced by Kizz Daniel himself. Thanks to Tiktok and Instagram challenges, the song and its dance moves went viral and became partygoers’ favourites.

‘Big energy’ by Ladipoe

Nigerian rapper, Ladipoe released a hit song titled, ‘big energy’ via Mavins records label. The single was released on Friday, 10th June 2022, and as expected, went viral.

Stand strong by Davido

Popular Nigerian music artist, Davido connected with Kanye West’s Sunday service choir for the hit song ‘stand strong’, a soulful and gospel single built on afro-fusion. The music ‘Stand strong’ was released on 13 May 2022 with its music video which was released on 25 May 2022. This song became the new song Davido was known for, especially as he is always standing strong.

‘Sungba by Asake ft Burna Boy (Remix)

Popular artist, Asake teamed up with the African giant Burna Boy for the remix of the song off his EP, which was released on 27th March. The video for Sungba remix is also exciting and was easily picked up by music lovers all across social media.

‘Want you’ by Oxlade

Multi-talented Afrobeats vocalist Oxlade released this sweet love song titled, ‘Want you’, on 18th March alongside its music video, days after the announcement that he has been signed to the international record label called Columbia record. As we speak, Want you is till one of the biggest trends of 2022, with many recreating the singer’s visuals for the song as a challenge.

Woman by Omah lay

Omah Lay, a popular Nigerian musician who collaborated with Justin Bieber early this year, released his new single and music video ‘Woman’ on 20th May, and Just as expected, it became one of the hottest afrobeat songs of 2022.

Calm down by Rema

Prince of Nigerian music, Rema, dropped his new album, Rave & Roses, on 11th February this year. The artist mentioned in his words, “Calm Down about the events that led me to finding love at that time”. With the world finally coming back to normal after the pandemic, Calm Donw became the perfect song for lowers, the track went viral internationally and went viral on platforms such as TikTok and Instagram where fans showed off their dance moves true challenges.

Legalize by Mr Eazi

Famous Nigerian singer Mr Eazi released a new song titled ‘Legalize’ on 10th June 2022. The music video captures an intimate moment Mr Eazi proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Temi Odetola. The music video is set in Venice, Italy, where the couple got engaged back in April this year.

So tell us, which one of these Afrobeats music do you think was the biggest of 2022 and why? Did we miss any other bigger song? Let us know in the comment section below.

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