Top ten Nigerian songs of the week: Peruzzi’s “Somebody Baby” debuts on charts

This week, we see Peruzzi’s new jam “Somebody baby” featuring Davido debut in the top ten charts of two out of the three music streaming platforms that we are considering. These platforms – Apple Music, Audiomack, and Boomplay – are the most popular in Nigeria at this time.

“Coming” by Naira Marley and Busiswa finished the week again on a strong foot, topping two charts and coming second in the other. It led the standings on Apple Music daily chart as of its latest update on 4 April 2021, toppling the star-studded “Dimension”  single by JAE5.

The platform’s original top ten songs in Nigeria features two foreign songs, “Loved By You” and “Peaches”, both of which are off American singer Justin Beiber’s latest album justice. Since we only consider songs made by Nigerian artists as eligible for our top ten, these two are removed.

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Top ten Nigerian songs of the week: Peruzzi Somebody Baby enters charts, Bella Shmurda World

Bella Shmurda”World”, the latest Bella Shmurda single, found its way into Apple Music top ten Nigerian songs. This is expected since it is a daily chart. Most of the other songs are also familiar titles from the past weeks except the aforementioned “Somebody Baby”. See how the songs rank on Apple’s music streaming platform chart:

10. Somebody Baby – Peruzzi ft. Davido

9. FOR YOU – Teni ft. Davido

8. Felony – CKay

7. Pronto – Ajebo Hustlers & Omah Lay

6. Bounce – Rema

5. Forever (Remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay

4. World – Bella Shmurda

3. Ke Star – Focalistic & Davido ft. Virgo Deep

2. Dimension – JAE5 ft. Skepta & Rema

1. Coming – Naira Marley ft. Busiswa

On Audiomack, we see another foreign music make it into the top ten chart in Nigeria again. This time, it is the single “Love Cycle” by Enisa featuring Davido. You can read more about Enisa here to see why her song is popular in Nigeria.

Crayon’s “Jackpot” featuring Bella Shmurda made its debut on Audiomack’s Weekly 100_ Nigeria music top ten. The new single pushed out Phyno and DJ Kaywise’ “High Way” track, see how the songs rank:

10. Koleyewon – Naira Marley

9. Hallelu – Masterkraft ft. Bella Shmurda & Zlatan

8. Kilofeshe – Zinoleesky

7. Jackpot – Crayon ft. Bella Shmurda

6. Rush – Dangbana Republik & Bella Shmurda

5. Felony – CKay

4. Ke Star Remix – Focalistic & Davido ft. Virgo Deep

3. Are You Sure – Lyta ft. Zinoleesky, Emo Grae & Naira Marley)

2. FOR YOU – Teni ft. Davido

1. Coming – Naira Marley ft. Busiswa

“Loved By You” again makes an entrance on Boomplay charts as well. Its popularity in Nigeria is likely tied to Burna Boy’s contribution to the song. The singer himself has a song, “Way Too Big”, that is just two spots outside the Boomplay top ten Nigerian songs chart this week.

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Top ten Nigerian songs of the week: Peruzzi Somebody Baby enters charts
“Running To You)” by Chike and Simi

Teni’s “MOSLADO”, which debuted last week, has left the chart with Chike and Simi’s “Running (To You)” returning after being out for several weeks. “Somebody Baby” also got its debut on Boomplay’s top 10 Nigeria songs. According to the platform’s recent update on 2 April 2021, here are the top ten most-played songs of the week:

10. Running (To You) – Chike ft. Simi

9. Triumphant – Olamide ft. Bella Shmurda

8. Focus – Joeboy

7. Forever (Remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay

6. Forever – Gyakie

5. Somebody Baby – Peruzzi ft. Davido

4. FOR YOU – Teni ft. Davido

3. Infinity – Olamide ft. Omah Lay

2. Coming – Naira Marley ft. Busiswa

1. Godly – Omah Lay


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Obinna is a fiction writer from Lagos, Nigeria, and grew up loving comic book characters and superheroes. He watches lots of action films and writes entertainment and technology articles. He is also interested in science and how things work.

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