Unveiling the Top 10 Afrobeats Songs of All Time on Spotify 2023

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to the Top 10 Afrobeats songs of all time on Spotify released in 2023! Afrobeats, the irresistible fusion of African rhythms and Western influences, has taken the global music scene by storm, captivating millions of listeners worldwide. In this exclusive list, we’ll dive into the definitive rankings of the most iconic Afrobeats tracks that have made history and left an indelible mark on the genre.

By combining data from Spotify’s extensive streaming records, cultural impact, and critical acclaim, we present to you the ultimate collection of the Top 10 Afrobeats songs that have dominated the airwaves. From groundbreaking collaborations to chart-topping solo hits, these tracks represent the very essence of Afrobeats’ rise to prominence.

Whether you’re a die-hard Afrobeats fan or simply curious about the genre’s biggest hits, our curated selection will guide you through the vibrant landscape of Afrobeats music. So, get ready to immerse yourself in the infectious rhythms, energetic beats, and melodic prowess that define the Afrobeats phenomenon.

Now, let’s dive into the rankings and explore the mesmerizing world of Afrobeats music that has captivated audiences across continents.

Here’s the list of the TOP 10 Afrobeats Songs of All Time on Spotify.


10.) Wizkid – Essence ft. Justin Bieber x Tems:

Startinf the list is another iteration of Wizkid’s “Essence,” this time featuring international pop icon Justin Bieber alongside Tems. This star-studded collaboration highlights one of the turning points of Afrobeats global expansion. Seen as one of the Global ambassadors and one of the reason Behind Afrobeats expansion worldwide, Nigerian Heavyweight Wizkid invited Nigerian Music sensation Tems on Essence, a song that will top the Billboard charts  for a longtime and become one of Afrobeats biggest songs of all time.  Inviting Justin Bieber  on this track was just the icing on an already juicy Cake, making it such a global success. Essence , Wizkid ft. Justin Bieber x Tems takes Spot 10 on  this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


9.) Fireboy DML – Peru ft. Ed Sheeran:

Fireboy DML‘s collaboration with global superstar Ed Sheeran on “Peru” is a testament to the genre’s global reach. The fusion of Fireboy DML‘s soulful vocals and Ed Sheeran’s pop sensibilities creates a captivating track that transcends boundaries. Fireboy DML’s  Peru ft. Ed Sheeran occupies Spot 9 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


8.) Burna Boy – Last Last:

Burna Boy’s “Last Last” showcases his distinct style and lyrical prowess. The track’s infectious beats and Burna Boy’s confident delivery make it a fan favorite and a testament to his status as one of Afrobeats’ most influential artists. Released in 2022 The African Giant’s single Last Last which sampled Tony Braxton’s He Wasn’t Man Enough is one of the Singer’s biggest Hits and a fan favorite. Burna Boy’s Last Last occupies Spot 8 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


7.) Libianca – People:

Cameroon Nofit Carry last” a popular Cameroonian pidgin proverb even makes much sense now after  Libianca’s chart topping Single “People” made the cut. “People” by Libianca is a powerful and thought-provoking song that addresses important societal issues. The track’s compelling lyrics, combined with its infectious rhythm, make it a standout in the Afrobeats landscape. With over 200M streams on spotify Libianca is the light at the end of the Tunnel for Cameroonians. People is Cameroon’s most successfull single of all Time and the first Cameroonian song to make it to the Afrobeats Billboard Chart. With Her being the only Non-Nigerian on the top 10 list, People is Such a breakthrough for young fast rising singer. Libianca’s People occupies Spot 7 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.

6.) Wizkid – Essence ft. Tems:

Wizkid‘s “Essence” featuring Tems has become a global anthem. The smooth production, combined with Wizkid’s silky vocals and Tems’ enchanting voice, creates a magical listening experience. The track has received widespread acclaim and continues to dominate charts worldwide. Wizkid’s Essence ft. Tems occupies Spot 6 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


5.) Rema – Calm Down:

Rema‘s solo hit “Calm Down” not only demonstrates his incredible talent but also highlights his ability to craft infectious melodies and deliver captivating performances. The track showcases his versatility as an artist and solidifies his place as one of the leading voices in Afrobeats. Rema’s Calm Down occupies Spot 5 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


4.) Dave – Location ft. Burna Boy:

“Location” by Dave featuring the Nigerian superstar Burna Boy showcases the power of cross-cultural collaboration. The track seamlessly blends British rap and Afrobeats, creating an irresistible fusion that has resonated with audiences worldwide. Dave’s Location ft. Burna Boy occupies Spot 4 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.

3.) Ckay – Love Nwantiti ft. DJ Yo! x Ax’el:

Building upon the success of the original version, Ckay teamed up with DJ Yo! and Ax’el to deliver a remix that takes “Love Nwantiti” to new heights. The additional layers of instrumentation and the infectious energy of the collaborators make this rendition a must-listen. Ckay’s Love Nwantiti ft. Dj Yo! x Axel occupies Spot 3 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.

2.) Ckay – Love Nwantiti:

Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” has become an instant classic in the Afrobeats scene. With its catchy hook and vibrant production, the song has garnered widespread acclaim for its ability to make anyone hit the dance floor. Its success solidifies Ckay’s position as one of the genre’s leading artists. Ckay’s Love Nwantiti  occupies Spot 2 on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.

1.) Rema – Calm Down ft. Selena Gomez:

Topping the list is the sensational collaboration between Nigerian Super Star Rema and international pop sensation Selena Gomez. “Calm Down” is a melodic masterpiece that seamlessly blends Afrobeats and pop elements, resulting in an infectious track that has captivated listeners worldwide.  Rema’s Calm Down ft Selena Gomez occupies top spot on this Countdown of Afrobeats Top 10 Songs of All Time.


There you have it, Top 10 Afrobeats songs of all time on Spotify. What a time to be alive. May the Global expansion continue.