Afrobeat continues to put the music world in a chokehold, as the Billboard Best Songs of 2022 top 100 list confirms the growth once again and global recognition of the Nigerian music culture.
Nigerian female singer and songwriter Tems yet again earned herself more accolades with her song ‘Free Mind’ ranking at number nine on the Billboard top 100 best songs of the year.
While Billboard Afrobeat regulars Burna Boy and Wizkid completed the list of the African contingents on the top best songs of the year.
Wizzy’s ‘Bad To Me’ was ranked at 72 while Burna’s break-up song ‘Last Last’ locked down the 32nd spot.
This is another Monumental feat for Afrobeat and the Nigerian music industry in general. The growth of the industry is undeniable and it is a thing of pride for every Nigerian.
See the full list of the top 100 best songs of 2022 according to Billboard below:
Below are some reactions:
@jjonged: “best songs or most popular songs?”
@itzdietcoke: “No Davido, flush this list down toilet”
@mr.charming_louis: “So call me everyday by Chris brown and wizkid not a top one hundred song this year. Not mad at the top 15 but dang show breezy some love smh.”
@oskido2021: “Burna boy last last”
@_mamacoms: “BURNA BOY.”
@julian_forbeszz: “These aren’t the best songs these are the tik tokers stream points man throw it all away.”