The Nigeria music industry in 2015 started off to a flier as artistes try to outdo one another for the hottest crown.
With so many high-quality banging tunes churned out virtually daily, it is a tough task to sieve the hottest songs at the moment.
Considering airplay, fan acceptance, popularity and quality of production, ENCOMIUM Weekly serves the 10 hottest songs right now…
PHYNO – Yayo
Man of the year, Phyno started 2015 with a big bang dropping the visuals for Major Bangz-produced Yayo to the delight of his teeming fans. The Clarence Peters-directed flick, though risqué, is of high quality and a must-see
P-SQUARE – Shekini
One of the songs on the duo’s sixth album, Double Trouble, Shekini is a dance tune which has rocked clubs far and near. Following their new pattern of working with music makers other than themselves, they worked with producer, Vtek on this hit.
KISS DANIEL – Woju
Handsome young chap, Kiss Daniel is riding high this year. His 2014 hit, Woju has remained a DJs favourite. The visuals for the song released late last year is getting impressive airplay. It was produced by DJ Coublon.
KOREDE BELLO – Godwin
Mavin’s Doro Mega superstar, Korede Bello’s God win has been on the lips of many since its release early this year. The Don Jazzy produced jam has grown to become one of the most played songs on radio stations.
WIZKID – Ojuelegba
Retracing his steps to where and how he started, Wizkid takes his fans on a tour of Ojuelegba, Lagos, on the visuals for this song. StarBoy Entertainment in-house producer, Legendury Beatz produced the song
M.I – Bad Belle ft. Moti Cakes
According to the self-acclaimed Chairman, M.I ‘bad belle is allowed’. The song produced by Reinhard is getting rave reviews. The visual was directed by MEX and featured cameo appearances from Modenine and Sound Sultan
D’BANJ – Feeling the Nigga
Eja nla, D’Banj is staging a comeback after many years in the wilderness. On feeling the nigga, the DB Records boss showed his fans what they had been missing.
DI’JA – Awww
Another rising star from the stable of Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, Di’Ja is set to rule the R’n’B scene. On Awww, she serenades with her lovely voice.
DAVIDO – Owo ni koko
HKN leader and multiple-award winner, Davido followed up a stellar 2014 with the visuals for his smash hit, Owo ni koko. The J-fem-produced song is off his yet-to-be titled sophomore album
OREZI – Shuperu
Shoki hit maker, Orezi had an unforgettable 2014. Popito, who also produced the monster hit, Shoki, lent his expertise on this song which has rocked dance floors across Nigeria.