Top Music Industry in Africa: Check Out Naija Songs and Amapiano Categories

Did you know that, the fastest-growing music industry in the world is from African countries from Afro beats, to amapiano and other popular music industry in Africa are among top fast-growing music industries and they are trying to meet up with others in the United States, United Kingdom and orders.

This informative article I will let you know and introduce you to Afrobeats music that is also known as Naija Songs or Nigerian music and Amapiano music.

Fela anikulapo-kuti is the founder of Afrobeat which is now later transformed to Afrobeats that most Nigerian music artists specialise on in today’s world. Wizkid, Davido, Kiss Daniel, Tekno, Rema, Tiwa Savage, Runtown, Burna Boy are some of the top Nigerian musicians that specialise on afrobeats. 

Over the past five years, Naija Music which is also known as Afrobeats has become an international sensation even in top countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and other countries in Europe, America, Asia, Africa and more.

Nigerian music singers like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Rema and others have successfully registered there in the international scene especially in the United States, United Kingdom and other countries in Europe.

These are some of the Afrobeats that international sensation

  • YE – Burna Boy
  • Ojuelegba – Wizkid
  • Oliver Twist – D’Banj
  • Fall – Davido
  • If – Davido
  • Joro – Wizkid
  • Wizkid – African Bad Girl
  • Bad Influence – Omah Lay
  • Soundgasm – Rema
  • AWAY (Mixed) – Oxlade 
  • Come Closer – Wizkid
  • Fireboy – Playboi
  • Burna Boy – On The Low
  • Tekno – Pana
  • Kizz Daniel – Buga
  • Kizz Daniel –Cough – Odo
  • Davido – Blow My Mind
  • Davido – Risky
  • Rema – Calm Down

On the other hand, amapiano is next after Afrobeats of the Nigerian music industry. Amapiano is the name of the South African music industry. This music industry has been around for long periods of time but it has become a global sensation few years ago even among all the music industry in Africa. 

Amapiano is popular among African music artists including Nigerians. There are hundreds of music artists in South Africa and other countries of the world that drop Amapiano singles, EPs and music albums every week.

These are some of the popular amapiano singles in South Africa some of them have made it to the international scene and they collaborate with international artists.

  • DJ Maphorisa
  • Young Stunna
  • Lady Du
  • Boohle
  • Kamo Mphela
  • Musa Keys
  • Aymos
  • Daliwonga
  • Sho Madjozi
  • Samthing Soweto
  • Reece Madisa
  • Sha Sha
  • Sir Trill
  • Master KG
  • Moonchild Sanelly
  • Ami Faku
  • Focalistic
  • Zuma
  • Bontle Smith
  • Khanyisa
  • Nia Pearl
  • Ntosh Gazi

These are some of the Amapiano that international sensation

  • Master KG – Jerusalema

At the moment of writing this article, the two music industries or music categories in Africa are afrobeats and amapiano. Afrobeats is from Nigeria while amapiano is from South Africa.

Over the past few years, music artists from these music industries have collaborated with international artists in the United States, the third Kingdom and other countries in Europe.