OFFICIAL ARTIST CHARTS

TOP 10 MOST POPULAR YEMI ALADE SONGS

 

With a powerhouse voice, unmatched work ethic, and tremendous talent … Yemi Eberechi Alade better known by her stage name Yemi Alade first landed on our radar in 2009 after winning the Peak Talent Show.

But it would be another four years before the Nigerian singer and songwriter was truly on top, catching the collective continents attention in 2013 with her catchy breakout hit about a philandering lover “Johnny” dominating airwaves and YouTube. In fact, the song currently holds the YouTube record for the most watched African Female music video of all time. In the years following Yemi Alade seized the opportunity delivering hit after hit, becoming one of Africa’s top artist in the process.

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.

Johnny
Nominated for the Best Pop Single and Song of the year at the Headies in 2014 and currently surpassing over 100 million views on YouTube, Johnny by the afrobeat music star, Yemi Alade has been a hit back to back in many countries including Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, the United Kingdom and many others. This jam is bound to make you dance and it gives off some kind of club vibes as well.

Bum Bum
Produced off her third album, ‘’Black Magic,’’ Bum Bum, released in the year 2018 is a dancehall fusion jam produced by the talented V-Tek. The visuals of this jam shows the pop star embracing dance and showcasing her dance moves with her back up dancers.

Na Gode
The popular afrobeat star is back at it again but this time, it’s a song of gratitude. Na Gode in Hausa means ‘’Thank You’’ and it talks about showing gratitude irrespective of your present condition because there are people in worse situations. Released in 2015, she featured Selebobo who is also the producer of this hit song.

Tumbum
Tumbum was released on the 9th of November in 2016. Produced by Selebobo, this song is one of the hit tracks in the album entitled ‘Mama Africa’ which won World beat at the 2017 Independent Music Awards. In the visuals, directed by Paul Gambit, Yemi Alade features two Nigerian celebrities- Ime Bishop Umoh and the ever stunning Beverly Osu.

Africa
Also a single in the Mama Africa album, Yemi Alade dropped this one featuring Sauti Sol on the 5th of July, 2015. The visuals for this track was directed by Ovie Etseyatse and it showcases different locations in Africa and pictures of renowned leaders who fought for independence. Yemi really hit the mark about the beauty of Africa with this song.

Oh My Gosh
The music diva, Yemi Alade turns up with yet another hit single titled ‘oh my gosh’ which was produced by DJ Coublon and released in 2018. This song was co-written by Klem and was mixed and mastered by Swaps.

How I Feel
The award-winning afrobeat star released a brand new single titled ‘how I feel’ produced by Egar Boi. In this song, Yemi Alade passionately sings of her love for her partner.

Kissing
Kissing is a groovy mid-tempo love song released in 2014 as a single from her debut album, King of Queens. It was produced by the hit maker Fliptyce with contributions from the talented instrumentalist, Fiokee. It speaks of enduring love, easily arousing memories of those childhood love stories that start from you know, kissing under the guava tree.

Ferrari
Yemi Alade’s 2016 song off her award-winning second studio album, Mama Africa is a highlife song that embodies the idea that love is a verb as she repeatedly says ‘‘love no be for mouth, if you love me you go buy me Ferrari.’’ The lyrics also feature a tinge of Igbo with visuals by video maestro Clarence Peters which showcases the rich African culture and some great choreography. It is a song you will gladly dance to.

Kom Kom
This one is a collaboration with Highlife King Flavour N’abania, released as the fifth single off the Mama Africa album with production credit to Masterkraft. The song has Flavour playing the role of a suitor who uses sweet words to entice Yemi Alade who is very wary about mere words and prefers a show of love by actions.

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Yemi Alade Johnny Single Cover

JOHNNY

Yemi Alade
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yemi alade bum bum single cover art

BUM BUM

Yemi Alade
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Yemi Alade Na Gode Single Cover Art

NA GODE

Yemi Alade ft. Selebobo
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Yemi Alade Black Magic Album Cover Art

TUMBUM

Yemi Alade
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AFRICA

Yemi Alade ft. Sauti Sol
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yemi alade oh my gosh single cover art

OH MY GOSH

Yemi Alade
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Yemi Alade How I Feel Single Cover Art

HOW I FEEL

Yemi Alade
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KISSING

Yemi Alade
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Yemi Alade Ferrari Cover Art

FERRARI

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KOM KOM

Yemi Alade ft. Flavour
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