Top 5 Trending Songs In Nigeria 

Trends are a thing, and so is everything that has to do with music, especially in the Nigerian music industry. Of a fact, many things are happening in the Nigerian music scene that we tend to not bother ourselves looking for which songs made it to the “Top 5 Latest Nigerian songs in 2022” list but “which artists are currently topping the charts…”

“Which artists got signed? To which record label?” And, questions of all sorts. Whether or not you have picked a habit of surfing the internet to see which songs to include in your playlist or are still planning to join the ‘geng’, this article is for you.

In this article, we will be taking you through a rundown of the top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022 you should check out. Without any form of bias or fandom partiality, we have gathered and discussed, in no particular order of importance, the top 5 songs that are currently topping the charts in Nigeria in 2022.

Interestingly, the Nigerian music industry has grown from just producing songs to producing songs that will trend on the internet—songs that would have the fans vibing with joy and happiness. I mean, what other things are music made for if not to entertain and make us happier?!

Happiness is free and so is reading this article with a smile. Okay? You are welcome. Without further ado, let’s dive into it:

The Mavins – Overdose

Featuring three new signees of the Mavin Records, Ayra Starr, Magixx, and Boy Spyce, and two other seasoned signees of the label Crayon & Ladipoe, “Overdose made it to our top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022.

No doubt, “Overdose“ is a song everybody should listen to, with the lyrics rhyming with the beat, and the artists giving life and emotions to their lines. “Overdose” was produced by London and Ozedikus—released a few days after Mavis’ tenth anniversary.

Although it was not released to cause any form of arguments among fans, there have been arguments and ‘keypad’ war amongst fans of the Mavin Records since the release. Speaking of war, the fans were just as concerned as they were satisfied with the song and so had inquired to know the reason why one of the label’s signees Rema was not in the hit song.

Addressing the harmless concerns in one of his recent interviews, the label boss Don Jazzy noted that it was nothing to worry about; that he featured the artists therein to give them uninterrupted attention.

Oh, and please, go listen to the song to see if we aren’t impartial enough because we are anyway.

Omah Lay Woman

Next in our list of the top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022 list is a song released by the famed Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter, Omah Lay. “Woman” as the artist titled it talks about the singer’s imaginary girlfriend or mistress.

With a low-key and relaxed tune, Omah Lay didn’t disappoint. Like, the song is full of emotions and love and admiration brought to life in lines by his vocals and vibes. It’s a yes from us at Talk Talk Today, check ‘Woman’ out!

Lade – Adulthood Anthem

Oh, and please, you are yet to listen to “Adulthood Anthem” by our own Lade—a female Nigerian Afrobeat singer who is so much respected for her lyrical prowess, in bringing situations of life to sounds.

Um… yeah? You are yet to listen to this song that made it to our top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022?! No way! The Millennials won’t want to hear your whisper, the Gen Z? Oh no, dem go drag you like tiger Gen and still wipe you cord on top am.

Stream, listen and vibe and forget your worries! Adulthood has got nothing on you, it actually doesn’t.

CKay – Watawi

CKay’s “Watawi” featuring Davido & Focalisitic made it to our top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022. As we all know, CKay doesn’t disappoint, so you shouldn’t. Go listen and grove. But, don’t sleep on it, please.

Ruger – GirlFriend

Ruger’s song “Girlfriend” made it to our top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022 list. Produced by Kukbeatz, “Girlfriend” is currently topping the charts, check it out!


While you may have wanted one of your faves songs to make it to our top 5 latest Nigerian songs in 2022 list, we want you to know that all artists are good in their acts. We just got this data from what’s trending at the time and so you shouldn’t beat yourself. Happy updating your playlist, cheers!