Nigerian love songs are some of the best love songs in the world and they are just too many. This list contains some of the best love songs of 2016 and early 2000s too. Nigerian wedding mixes cannot do without these Nigerian love songs.
Here are some of the best Nigerian love songs.
Assurance – Davido
Assurance is a Nigerian love song down the spines of African girls worldwide. Top music act, Davido released his mega hit in April 2018 to show the world how much he loves his girlfriend Avril Chioma Rowland. The pop song is already a must play at weddings. The song was produced by Speroach Beatz and the video which featured the famous Chef Chioma was directed by Meji Alabi.
Beautiful Onyinye – P Square ft Rick Ross
Beautiful Onyinye was a major hit of 2011. The R&B number was released by the most successful twins in the African music scene, P Square and it featured African American rapper, Rick Ross. International features were rare back then, making this love song a major hit. It played at weddings, especially Igbo traditional weddings and is still being played to date.
Chemistry – Falz ft Simi
Chemistry by Falz ft Simi had Nigerians asking if there really chemistry between them was. This song was a track on their joint EP titled ‘Chemistry’ which was released in 2016. It thrived on the rumours and speculations about a relationship between both artists. This beautiful love song gave us deep thoughts and feelings and is one of the best Nigerian love songs.
African Queen – 2Baba
African Queen by 2 Face Idibia , now 2Baba, is one of the biggest love songs out of Nigeria. the 2004 release shot 2 Baba into fame and the rest is history. The song was played at every wedding, birthday, event and more. African Queen is a Nigerian love song that is still played at weddings.
Ololufe – Wande Coal
Ololufe by Wande Coal was one of the first Nigerian love song late 90s kids learned to sing, lyric for lyric. The song was Wande Coal’s big break as you can never go wrong with a love song. The song is capable of moving listeners to tears and is a number one wedding or proposal song.
Orente– Adekunle Gold
Orente by Adekunle Gold is a soulful love song, that takes an alternative sound and fuses it with the Afro-pop. Adekunle Gold is a master when it comes to love songs. Though the fans are still speculating if the song was dedicated to the award-winning artist, Simi, this song makes everyone want to be someone else’s Orente.
Sisi Maria- Maleek Berry
Sisi Maria was releasd in 2018 and in a short time has become a favourite. This beautiful song by the talented Maleek Berry is one that is perfect for sweeping your woman crush Wednesday off her feet, as you adore her.
Olufunmi – Style Plus
Olufunmi by Style Plus is often argued to be the best Nigerian love song of the 21st century released in 2006 of the highly anticipated ‘Expressed’ album. Style Plus was the number one band back then and stole the nation’s heart with this love song. Olufunmi was a staple in every lover boy’s life.
Aduke – Tjan
Aduke is a romantic song by Tijan. This relatively new artist at the time wowed the public with a song that could move you to tears. The instrumentals are soft just like his words as he asks Aduke to be his wife, promising to take care of her.
Obi Mo – Kayswitch
Obi Mo is a 2013 release by the younger brother of popular music star D’Banj, Kayswitch featuring his older brother. The song was a mega-hit, landing him shows as crowds would sing along word for word. The hit track was produced by Dee Vee and the video was directed by the multi-talented Patrick Ellis
Aye – Davido
Aye by Davido reigned for months. Released in 2014, Davido broke the radio waves with this smashing number that took a different twist. He took us back to his Yoruba roots as he serenaded his beauty. This song was every DJ’s favourite at events and broadcast station.
Love Me – Tiwa Savage
Love Me by Tiwa Savage was her second official single. The dazzling diva said the words and public loved her. The sensational song was on replay for every girl next door, finally, another woman was speaking for the ladies in the crowd. Love me is a Nigerian love song you sing at the top of your lungs in the shower.
Love Don’t Care – Simi
Love Don’t Care is a soulful alternative song by Simi. The amazing singer and songwriter gave us a different vibe with Love Don’t Care. The song describes love as what it truly is, selfless. With the voice of a nightingale, Simi calms the hearts of the fans with this love song.
Tiff – Simi
Simi’s heart was stolen in her hit 2014 release, Tiff. This song put the spotlight on fast-rising talent Simi and was on repeat for every girl in university. The extremely catchy song enjoyed major airplay and became a favourite Nigerian love song.
Right Now – Seyi Shay
Right Now by Seyi Shay is an amazing ballad that stayed on the number one spot on numerous music charts for weeks. This love song is ideal for intimate moments on the dancefloor, possibly the first dance at a wedding. Seyi Shay sang her heart out on this dancehall track which was off her album released in 2015 Seyi or Shay. The lovely video was directed by Meji Alabi
Fall in Love – D’banj
Fall in Love by D’banj was an instant hit the moment it dropped. The song encouraged a lot of players to hang their jerseys. This hit like many other hits was produced by Mavin Records owner Don Jazzy, and the video featured Nollywood veteran, Genevieve Nnaji.
Strong Tin – Banky W
Strong Tin by Banky W was Mr. Wellington’s debut on the love scene. The song took us back to 20s, something like a titanic story¸ a cabin boy sprung by a female passenger of elite status.
Yes/ No – Banky W
Yes/ No is another love song by Banky W. The song was released in 2012 and immediately became the perfect proposal song. The hit track was a release off his fifth studio album. It was produced by music maestro Cobhams Asuquo and the video was directed by Clarence Peters