How Nigerian music stars dominate Apple Music 2022 Sub-Saharan Africa Top 100

Apple Music released list of 100 top songs of 2022 for Sub-Saharan has again confirmed the leadership of Nigeria in the music industry in Africa.

Apple Music released the list on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 and it didn’t come as a surprise to Afrobeats watchers.

The top 10 of the list entirely comprises Nigerian hit songs that dominated the year with Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ topping the list.

Oxlade’s international smash hit ‘Kulosa’ is second on the list while Fireboy’s ‘Peru’ is third.

Lojay and Sarz’s ‘Monalisa’ is fourth, and Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ rounds off the top 5.

Kizz Daniel’s monster hit ‘Buga’ occupies the 6th spot, Pheelz’s ‘Finesse’ feat BNXN comes in as 7 on the list.

Burna Boy stamps his second song in the top 10 with ‘For My Hand’ at No 8, Joeboy’s ‘Alcohol’ is at No. 9, and CKay’s global hit ‘Love Nwantiti’ rounds off the top 10.

In the top 20, there are 17 Nigerian songs with 1da Banton, Omah Lay, Fave, Ruger, and Timaya all having songs in the top 20.

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