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Top Nigerian Wedding Songs Perfect for Your Big Day

 

Nigerian Wedding Songs: Call us bias if you want, but Nigerian weddings are some of the most beautiful and entertaining weddings out there! That being said, a wedding no matter the continent can be a stressful undertaking. Deciding on a venue, tightening guest lists, outfits alterations, wedding photographers, and so on, the list of task can seem endless. But at the end of the day the goal is to celebrate a union, that’s why you should never underestimate a wedding playlist.

Methodology: How This Music Chart Works

Process Summary: The 10 songs were ranked using chart factors include like TV and radio airplay, record sales (both digital and physical), streaming platforms, track (song) and video downloads from top African entertainment sites, as well as YouTube views.

Yemi Alade has collaborated with numerous artist from all across the African continent in order to focus on the artist, the team tired to limit the number of features and collaborations included.

1. Mad Over You by Runtown

A perfect blend of Ghanaian highlife and R and B. It was released on the 4th of November, 2016 and was produced by Del B, who was assisted by Runtown himself and T-Spize. This amazing track had so many nominations including The Headies Award for Best Pop Single in 2018, City People Music Award for Music Producer of the Year in 2017, as well as the Headies Award for Viewer’s Choice in 2018.

2. Ada Ada by Flavour

Released in 2013 and off the album ‘’Blessed’’ this hit track celebrates traditional weddings across Africa and showcases the beauty of Africa, especially African women. The visuals feature the popular Nigerian actor, John Okafor and Uti Nwachuwku, a reality Tv star.

3. Yori Yori by Bracket

The duo, Obumneme Ali aka Smash and Nwachukwu Ozioko aka Vast made the most Impressive start of their careers with the success of the single, Happy Day in 2006. Two years after their debut album, they released ‘’Yori Yori’’ which was a trending jam for many years.

4. Oruka by Sunny Neji

Still widely played in Nigerian weddings since its release, Oruka is one of the singles off Sunny Neji’s fourth album ‘’Unchained’’, which was released in 2003. In this song, the Nigerian Afro pop legend talked about the blessings and joys that come with marriage. This song will forever be featured in Nigerian wedding scenes and love stories.

5. Kiss Your Hand by R2Bees featuring Wande Coal

Kiss Your Hand is a song by Ghanaian music duo R2Bees, featuring the black diamond himself, Wande Coal and was released in the year 2010. This song was a hit track back to back for many years and is played in some Nigerian weddings till date.

6. All I Want is You by Banky W featuring Chidinma

This is a single from the singer, songwriter and actor, Banky W. It was released off his album titled songs about you. Featuring the Kedike queen, Chidinma, this song was released in 2017 under Empire Mates Entertainment, owned by Banky W.

7. Mama by Kizz Daniel

This song won the Nigeria Entertainment Award for The Hottest Single of The Year in 2016. It was produced by Young John and released in May, 2016 under the G-Worldwide Entertainment.

8. Smile For Me by Simi

Smile for me is a major hit in Simi’s 2nd album released in September, 2017. The incredible vocalist as usual thrills her fans with her lovely voice, dishing out heart-warming lyrics and won herself the 2017 Headies Award for The Best R&B Single.

9. Today Today by Eldee

In 2011, Eldee dropped his single, ‘’Today Today’’, a track from his album titled ‘’undeniable’’, which as released the following year. This love song was and still is a sensation in Nigerian weddings. Eldee co-produced this song alongside Sarz and TeeY-Mix.

10. Fallen in Love by Chidinma

After disappearing from the music scene for a little while, Chidinma, aka Miss Kedike resurfaced with her love song, ‘’fallen in love’’. The hit single was produced by Masterkraft in 2016 and it got lovers vibing to the song while reaffirming their undying love.

11. No One Like You by P Square

It was released in May, 2017 under square records by the award-winning duo, P square. This track is from their album ‘’Game Over’’ and it is a perfect song for a wedding ceremony.

12. Fall in Love by Dbanj

Mo’ Hits’ finest, Dbanj, released fall in Love, a major jam from his album, The Entertainer in 2009. The Kokomaster featured Nollywood’s diva, Genevieve Nnaji in the visuals of this song. The beat was created by the award-winning producer, Don Jazzy.

13. Ololufe by Wande Coal

This love jam is off Wande Coal’s album, curriculum Vitae, released in 2007 under the Mo’Hits record label. It was embraced by many and it ranked high on Pulse Nigeria’s list of the 15 best Nigeria Pop Albums ever released between 1999 and 2016.

14. Only Girl by Adekunle Gold featuring Moelogo

Mr Orente breaks in again with this wedding banger titled ‘only girl’. This time, AG baby partners with Moelogo, another afro-fusion act. This lovely collabo was produced by Lekaa Beats.

15. African Queen by 2face Idibia

This song can be described as a guitar ballad with elements of Western folk music and Hip-hop. It led to the success of the album ‘’Face 2Face’’ with over 2 million copies sold. It was released in the year 2014 with 2baba featuring other amazing artists like Black Face, OJB and Beenie Man. It’s a perfect love song with awesome lyrics and soothing harmony.

16. Chemistry by Falz featuring Simi

A collaborative EP by Nigerian rapper Falz the badt guy and Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simi. It was jointly released in 2016 by Bahd Guys Records and X3m Music. Chemistry was produced by Folarin Falana and Steve Babaeko. This particularly track got people talking about the relationship between these two music stars.

17. Romantic by Korede Bello featuring Tiwa Savage

Mavin’s Mega Superstar, Korede Bello teams up with SMD’s first lady, Tiwa Savage for this song titled ‘’Romantic’’ which was released in the year 2016 and was produced by Don Jazzy. It was nominated for Nigerian Entertainment Award for Best Collaboration.

18. Yes/No by Banky W

Yes/No is the first single released off Banky W’s fifth album entitled ‘R&BW’. It was produced by the legendary Cobhams Asuquo and was released in the year 2012. The visuals for this song was shot in Lagos, Nigeria by Banky W and Clarence Peters. It also featured British-Nigerian model, Angela Tokunbo Daniel as the lady Banky W was interested in as he asked her to be his lover.

19. Butterfly by Korede Bello

This song is taken off Korede Bello’s debut album titled ‘’Beloved’’. It is a love-themed song with the visuals showcasing Korede showing his love interest with his guitar-strumming skills and his voice.

20. Romeo and Juliet by Johnny Drille

The super talented singer, Johnny Drille drops this amazing tune after thrilling us with the release of his debut Mavin single titled ‘wait for me’. It was released in the year 2017 and was nominated for The Headies Award for Best Alternative Song, The Headies Award for Best R&B Single and the Headies Award for Best Vocal Performance (Male), all in 2018. This song just makes you want to fall in love.

21. Eminado by Tiwa Savage featuring Don Jazzy

Eminado is a song by Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage. It features Don Jazzy and was released as the seventh single off her debut album Once Upon a Time in 2013. This song received generally positive reviews from music critics and consumers alike. It received quite a number of nominations including World Music Awards for World’s Best Song and Nigeria Entertainment Award for Hottest Song of The Year.

22. Ada by Kizz Daniel

Kizz Daniel is back at it again with his latest hit song ‘’Ada’’ off his new album King of Love. Ada as he calls it was produced by DJ Coublon. In this track, Kizz Daniel shares that it is time for father (M’pa) to give out his first daughter ‘Ada’ to the man she chooses. The visuals of this song features the popular Instagram sensation Mr. Macaroni and Nollywood actor, Adetola Adedimeji Lateef. This song is definitely on its way to being a hit track back to back at Nigerian weddings.

23. Sweet Love by Wizkid

Following Daddy Yo, the Star Boy, Wizkid finally released ‘Sweet Love’ off his album Sounds from the Other Side. It was released in 2017 and according to Wizkid, this song was inspired by Ojuelegba and is about him wanting sweet love and good vibe.

24. Uyo Meyo by Teni

Produced by Michael Seyifunmi Bakre, this hit song was officially released on the 23rd of December, 2018. It won Best Recording of the Year at Headies 2019. This afro-pop tune is a whole vibe and was recorded with an Ondo dialect in Yoruba and English. According to Teni, this song was inspired by the seven years it took her to complete her undergraduate degree. It also won the award of the Best Vocal Performance (Female).

25. Happy Day by Patoranking

Patornaking dropped this hot single in 2014 and it is aimed at all the lovers and those wedding day celebrations. The visuals of this song was directed by Jay Vertex Engmann.

26. Case by Teni

Case was released in the year 2018 and was produced by Jaysynths. This hit jam was nominated for Song of the Year at the Headies, Popular Song of the Year at City People Music Awards, Best Female Artist in Western Africa for ‘Case’ at AFRIMA and won Best Pop Single at The Headies in 2019. The video for this song was shot and directed by DK outside Nigeria.

27. Oko Mi by Ju Spice

Dedicated to all husbands that will be man enough to tie the knot, this song Oko Mi means ‘My Husband’ in Yoruba. The song expresses her love for her husband and it blends perfectly well with her ethereal vocal texture. The song was produced by Oscar of Soul Tracker Entertainment.

28. Baby Oku by Flavour

Flavour N’abania dropped this amazing tune in the year 2012 and it was a hit track for many years as it was played at basically almost every wedding in Nigeria. Belonging to the album ‘blessed’, the visuals of this song comes in a blend of pure rhythm and blues, taking his fans to a whole new sound and later brings the spice back to it.

29. Mama by Mayorkun

This is a hit track from his album The Mayor of Lagos, released in November 2018, through Davido Music Worldwide. Mama is a kind of pop song that balances decent lyricism with proper sound and nice vibe. It’s an amazing piece with almost no flaw.

30. Number one by Ric Hasanni

Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu, popularly called Ric Hassani released this single in the year 2017. In 2018, he released a video for the song featuring beach scenes, cameo appearances from Etinosa Idemudia, IK Ogbonna, Frank Donga, Bryan Okwara among other Nollywood stars. This song belongs to his album titled ‘The African Gentleman’.

31. Perfect Gentleman by Sean Tizzle

Perfect Gentleman was released off his album titled The Journey in 2014. Sean Tizzle really blew us away with this one. You can dance to its beat and also sing it to that lovely lady sitting beside you *wink*

NIGERIAN WEDDING SONGS

Mad Over You
Runtown

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Ada Ada
Flavour

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Yori Yori
Bracket

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Oruka
Sunny Neji

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Kiss Your Hand
R2Bees ft. Wande Coal

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Ololufe
Wande Coal

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IROKING
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Only Girl
Adekunle Gold
ft. Moelogo

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iTUNES
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Pana
Tekno


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African Queen
2face Idibia

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Chemistry
Falz x Simi

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iTUNES
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Romantic
Korede Bello
ft. Tiwa Savage

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iTUNES
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Yes/No
Banky W

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Smile For Me
Simi

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iTUNES
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All I Want Is You
Banky W x Chidinma

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iTUNES
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Mama
Kiss Daniel

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iTUNES
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Today Today
eLDee

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iTUNES
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Fallen in Love
Chidinma

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iTUNES
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No One Like You
P Square

IROKING
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iTUNES
YOUTUBE

Fall In Love
DBanj

AMAZON
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iTUNES
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Butterfly
Korede Bello

BLOG
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iTUNES
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Romeo & Juliet
Johnny Drille

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iTUNES
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Eminado
Tiwa Savage
ft. Don Jazzy

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iTUNES
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Kizz Daniel King of Love Album Artwork

Ada
Kizz Daniel

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Sweet Love
Wizkid

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Uyo Meyo
Teni

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Happy Day Patoranking Artwork

Happy Day
Patoranking


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teni case single cover art

Case
Teni

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Baby Oku
Flavour

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Mayorkun's Mama Single Cover Art

Mama
Mayorkun

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Number One Ric Hassani Artwork

Number One
Ric Hasanni

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Sean Tizzle The Journey Album Artwork

Perfect Gentleman
Sean Tizzle

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