Top 6 Nigerian Songs That Became Global Hits In 2020

Making a song is difficult, making a good song is very difficult, but making a song that has the potential for global hit is a pain in the brain. It takes lots of artistic skills and luck to get a song that will get global attraction.

However,some Nigerian songs still made their marks on the global music market in 2020 and here are the top 10 of Nigerian songs that became globa hits last year.



Davido released FEM in September 2020 after he went on a long break on social media and left his fans missing him for a long period of time.

Fem was his first single released off his “A Better Time” album. From google search, FEM was the most searched song in Nigeria in 2020. The fact is, it was the most played song during the country’s national political insurgencies of “END SARS” movement.

2 Duduke


From our very own talented with sensational unique voice Simi, Duduke climbed the ladder and became a global hits just days after it released.

It is still the top number 2 global song of the artists and she recorded both the audio and vide whiles pregnant.

3. Better Butter


Better Butter by Mayorkun and his music boss Davido became the number three Nigerian son that had global appeal in 2020.

Betty Butter was a good contender for collaboration of the year. Upon release, ‘Betty Butter’ by Mayorkun took off without wasting time. The tune is a DJ’s favourite and an actual club banger.

4 Ginger Me


From one of the most talented and promising singer Rema, his “Ginger Me” took a strong form for international hits in 2020.

According to Google Ginger Me was among the top 10 most searched songs in Nigeria in 2020. The tune keeps a mid-tempo and is very addictive which means you will have it on loop.

5. Wonderful

Buran Boy

From Grammy Nominee Burna Boy, he gave the wold a taste of his good music with his single Wonderful off from his latest Album “Twice As Tall” which has earned him A Grammy nominations.

Wonderful was an Afrofunk tune that went straight for global attentision and it becam a global hit.

Burna Boy also performed the track and his ‘Way Too Big” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

6. Godly

Omah Lay

From the young talented singer who will turn 24 years this year, Omah Lay Godly has been one of the best Nigerian song in the later part of 2020.

The song was released in the later days of November 2020 and it took the number one spot of most played song in Nigeria for five consecutive weeks straight into Janueary 2021.

Omah Lay’s Godly has became a global hit with it own social media dance that is trending on the internet.