Top 10 Albums in Nigeria Right Now in 2022

Top 10 Albums in Nigeria Right Now in 2022

This article highlights the top 10 albums in Nigeria right now in 2022 that are trending and dominating the charts. The methodology used for ranking these albums is based on the number of streams on music streaming platforms and their impact on social media. Some songs aren’t included because they were released as singles rather than as part of an album.

Here is our list of the top 10 albums in Nigeria right now:

10. My world With You by Wurld

The album “My World with You” is the fifth studio album by Nigerian sensational singer “Wurld”. It contains an impressive 19 tracks and 1 hour of play time. The album has over 1 million listeners on Boomplay. One of his singles “Let You Down” from the album is a lively song with catchy lyrics. it has over 200k views on YouTube and over 300k listeners on Boomplay. His album singles are still trending to this day.

9. V by Asa

”V” is a phenomenal album by fire on the mountain singer Asa. The album is comprised of pop, afrobeat, neo-soul and R&b which features Wizkid, Amaree, and The Caveman. It consists of 10 solid tracks, which have over 10 million listeners on Boomplay.

The serial hit-maker who gave us hits like “Fire on the Mountain”, Bibanke and others back then, has also given us hit singles in the album like Mayana, ocean and so on. Mayana, which translates to “wellspring of life,” has over 500k views on YouTube and over 800k listeners on Boomplay, while Ocean has over 1 million views on YouTube and over 800k listeners on Boomplay. V is still trending to date.

8. The Guy by M.I

M.I, the legendary rapper has proven that he can still hit the bars with his new album “The Guy” which contains 12 tracks and was released in August 2022. It has over 3 million listeners on Boomplay, and produced hit singles such as “The Love Song,” “Bigger” and others.

The Love Song track, which features Nigerian superstar Wande Coal, has over 400k Spotify listeners and over 130k YouTube views. The Bigger track with American rapper Nas and Nigerian rapper Olamide has also performed well on the charts, with over 180k Spotify listeners and over 285k views on YouTube. The singles are still on the charts.

7. Outlaw by Victony

Outlaw is the debut album of Nigeria’s music genius Victony, who has proven his talents and creativity with the album’s seven fantastic tracks. The album did well due to several hit singles such as Kolomental, Apollo, and Jolene. On Boomplay, the album has over 9 million listeners.

Kolomental charted well with over 10 million listeners on Boomplay, over 4 million listeners on Spotify, and over 39k views on Youtube. Jolene with Kitzo charted well with over 2 million listeners on Spotify and over 53k views on Youtube. The album is still popular today.

6. Catch Me If You Can Adekunle Gold

Catch Me If You Can is the fourth album of Nigerian serial hitmaker Adekunle gold. The album produced 14 tracks, including his hit singles Sinner, High, and It Is What It Is. The album was released in February 2022 and did well on streaming platforms such as Boomplay, Spotify, and YouTube.

AG has done well with his hit single “sinner,” which has over 8 million listeners on Boomplay, over 19 million listeners on Spotify, and over 12 million views on YouTube. High has also done well, with over 22 million listeners on Spotify and over 24 million views on YouTube. His album hits are still popular to this day.

5. The Second Wave Deluxe by Ruger

The debut album of Nigeria’s multi-talented singer Ruger, “The Second Wave (deluxe),” which includes three new singles Girlfriend, Wewe, and Warning was released in June 2022. The album includes 7 songs and has over 40 million listeners on Boomplay. “Girlfriend,” has been used as a freestyle and tiktok challenges. It has over 4 million listeners on Spotify and over 7 million views on YouTube. Its hits are still trending on charts.

4. Boy Alone by Omah Lay

The multi-talented singer and songwriter Omah Lay ranked fourth on our list with his debut album “Boy Alone,” demonstrating his creativity and talent. The album contains 14 songs. The album is about hedonism and mental health. On Boomplay, it has over 33 million listeners. The album contains several singles. One of the album’s singles, “attention,” has over 48 million Spotify listeners and over 14 million YouTube views. His album’s hit songs are still popular today.

3. Playboy by Fireboy DML

The YBNL superstar sits at #3 on our list of the top 10 albums in Nigeria right now with his third album, “Playboy,” which includes 14 songs, including the smash hit “Peru”. The album combines afrobeat rhythms with RNB and has over 21 million Boomplay listeners.

Chris Brown, Rema, Ed Sheeran, and other notable artists appear on the Playboy album. Playboy includes many hit songs, including Playboy, Peru, Badana, and others. “Playboy,” has over 17 million Spotify listeners and over 7 million YouTube views. The album songs are still trending.

2. Love, Damini by Burna Boy

Love, Damini is the sixth studio album by Nigerian superstar and Grammy award winner Burna Boy. With 19 tracks and a length of 60:34 minutes, it has over 140 million listeners on Boomplay.

Love, Damini was released in July 2022 by Atlantic Records. The hit single, “Last Last,” has over 80 million Spotify listeners, over 20 million listeners on Boomplay and over 60 million YouTube views. The hit song trended globally with freestyles and challenges on Tiktok, debuted at number 86 on the Billboard Top 100 and also debuted at number 13 on the Billboard Top 200 albums. The album’s hit songs continue to chart to this day.

1. Rave and Roses by Rema

Rave and Rose by Rema ranked #1 on our list of the top 10 albums in Nigeria right now, and the album is Rema’s debut. The album is a high-quality 16-track album. The album has over 93 million listeners on Boomplay. “Calm Down,” one of his stunning hit songs from the album, has over 100 million listeners on Spotify and over 140 million views on YouTube.

The “Calm Down” song was released in 2022 and has been a worldwide sensation thanks to its afrobeat vibes and pure lyrical sensation. It was remixed with the help of American pop sensation “Selena Gomez.” The “Calm Down” remix became an instant hit on YouTube, with over 7 million views, and peaked at #1 on Brazil’s iTunes within two hours of its release. The song also debuted at #7 on the European iTunes chart and has become the highest debut entry for an afrobeat singer. It also debuted at #8 globally. The hit songs from the Rave and Roses albums are still charting today.


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