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Check out the trending Nigerian Female Artists and Their Hit Songs So Far



The Nigerian music industry may be male-dominated, but it has not stopped female artists from shining and leaving their marks. Many Nigerian female artists are successful with hit songs, international collaborations, and awards to their names.

Nigerian female artists work so hard to give us chart-topping songs and unforgettable performances. Their success is worth mentioning. So, in this article, we will list the trending Nigerian female artists and their hit songs.


·         Ayra Starr

Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, popularly known by her stage name “Ayra Starr” is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and model. She came into the limelight in 2019 after catching the attention of the Mavin Record Label boss “Don Jazzy” when she posted her first original song on Instagram. This led to her being signed under Mavin Records.

She has released some hit songs after her debut, and this made her the talk of the town.  Her songs are doing so well and bringing her more success.

Some of her hit songs are Away, Bloody Samaritan, Fashion Killer, Sare, Ija,  Memories, and Beggie Beggie.


·         Tems

Temilade Openiyi, popularly known by her stage name Tems is a Nigerian talented singer and songwriter who has proven that you can make a difference by being different.

She came into the spotlight in 2018 after she released her debut album titled “Mr. Rebel”. But, she became well known in 2019 when her song “Try me” became a major hit. She got featured in Wizkid’s song “Essence” launching her into international fame. The song “Essence” got her, her first appearance on Billboard Hot 100 and a Grammy Nomination. Drake also enlisted her on his song “Fountain ”. This song featured on the “Certified Lover Boy” album. The sky’s the beginning of what Tems will achieve.

Some of her hit songs are “Try me”, “Damages”, “Higher”, “Looku Looku”, amongst others.

·         Teni

Teniola Apata, commonly known by her stage name Teni is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter. She is one of the fastest-rising Nigerian female artists with hit songs and awards to her name. She is a force to be reckoned with.

She began her career in 2016 after she got signed to Magic Fingers records and released the song “Amen” but it was not until 2017 when she released her hit song “Case” that she became popular.

Teni who is the younger sister of the popular and talented Nigerian artist “Niniola” has collaborated with different artists to produce hit songs that received a lot of airplays.

Before the release of her breakthrough song “Case”, she released a song titled “Fargin” which made its way to top charts in Nigeria and gained her a loyal fan base.

Teni is known in the Nigerian music industry for her hit songs, humor, and signature tomboy outfits. She has not relented in releasing hit songs for our listening pleasure since her debut.

Some of her hit songs are Fargin, Case, Uyo meyo, Billionaire, For you, Askamaya, amongst others.

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