Nigerian music

Nigerian music from Nigeria typical traditional folkloric

Nigerian folk music includes many types of folk and popular music, some of which are known throughout the world. Folk music styles are related to the country’s multitudes of ethnic groups, each with their own techniques, instruments, and songs. Little is known about the country’s music history before contact with Europe, although bronze carvings dating from the 16th and 17th centuries have been found depicting musicians and their instruments.

The largest ethnic groups are the Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba. The traditional music of Nigeria and all of Africa is almost always functional; in other words, it is done to mark a ritual such as a wedding or funeral and not to achieve artistic goals.

His most popular music genres are hip hop, reggae, and gospel.

Nigerian Music Song Charts

Spotify Playlists

With the Spotify player, you can listen for up to 30 seconds if you are not connected in the browser. If you want to listen to the songs in full, connect in the browser by clicking “Login” or else open the list directly in the Spotify application (icon at the top right).

(LIST) Nigerian Music Mix

(TOP-10) Typical, traditional, folk music of Nigeria

Other playlists to enjoy Nigerian songs are the following:

Youtube videos

You can enjoy hours of Nigerian music on Youtube. Here is a compilation of the best songs.

(LIST) Best historical songs

(LIST) Current Nigerian Songs

(TOP-10) Nigerian Songs

The most successful popular songs on YouTube by Nigerian artists.

(TOP-6) Mix videos (>40 min.)

Compilation videos of typical country music, with a minimum duration of 40 minutes.

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