March 5, 2021

List Of Nigerian Albums Released In 2020

List Of Nigerian Albums Released In 2020

Several albums were released across the nation even with the emergence of the Coronavirus reframed, shocked, redefined, and tore down the Nigerian music industry. However, this did not stop artistes from releasing music as they found more ways to share their music.

1. – “Yellow”

Highly talented Nigerian singer and songwriter,  released his highly anticipated album entitled “Yellow.”

The “Yellow” body of work houses 15 beautiful tracks with a single collaboration with gifted Nigerian neo-soul singer, Lindsey Abudei. It serves as a follow up to his previously released extended play dubbed “AAA.”

will definitely win the heart of many with this new project, this is no fluke. I’m highly impressed on my first listen DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

2. – “King Of Love”

VADO D’GREAT, as he always refers to himself in his song, while fans popularly know him as  out with his 3rd Studio Album titled King Of Love. The FBI (Fly Boi Inc).

King Of Love Album with comprises of 16 tracks has no feature as he fully recorded all the songs on the Album, after dropping his last body of work with 20 tracklist titled No Bad Song.

The album was made possible by a couple of producers like; Coublon, Phil Keyz, Major Bankz, TY Mix, ATG, Runtinx, Teflon Zinc, Lussh Fancy, One Sound, Kris BeatzFancyYoungjohn, and . DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

3. – “Jordan

B- Red released his first studio album “Jordan” which was named after his son, Jordan Adeleke. The singer had released two singles “Dollar” and “Dance” earlier in the year before dropping the lead single off the album “Bimpe” which features .

The 17 track album features other 30BG crew members like , his Dad, Senator Ademola Adeleke also known as the dancing senator, , , , & It has production credits from , Teekay Witty , and Speroach Beats. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

4. – “Original Copy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as  released much anticipated studio album called “Original Copy“.

The project serves as first project, following massive success since she joins the music industry.

In addition, the album contains 12-tracks features the likes of Ravanny, and others. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

5. – “Afro Pop Volume One

AG Baby,  supplies the highly awaited bodywork project called ‘Afro Pop‘ Volume 1 Album.

 Afro Pop Vol1 Album The new LP houses 10 solid tracks and enlists top-notch artists like , and others.

’s 2020 green hit ‘Something Different’ also made it to the album. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

6. – “Twice As Tall

On the 14th of August, 2020, released his 5th album “Twice As Tall” after the success of his 4th critically acclaimed album ““. On this album, once again showed his ability to drop powerful and meaningful lyrics on a perfect blend of different melodies without losing his African touch.

The 15 track album features the likes of American hip hop mogul, Diddy, Coldplay’s , Senegalese icon, N’Dour, , , and UK-Ghanaian rapper . The album is produced by Diddy, , Telz, , , and on.

The executively produced by himself, his mother, Bose Ogulu, and Diddy album racked over 7 million streams hours upon its release and is currently sitting on the 54th spot on the 200 making it the highest Nigerian charting album in the history of the chart. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

7. – “Made In Lagos”

On October 30th, 2020, , after teasing fans for over 2 years, finally released his much-awaited album “Made in Lagos” to collective global acclaim. Made in Lagos which serves as his fifth studio album features a diverse blend of music with enviable range of vocals, and sometimes spectacular rhymes and lyrics meshed by renowned artistes and .

Featured guests on the 14 track album include , , , , , , , & . It has production credits from Blaq Jerzee, Honter, , Kill September, Kofo, Legendury Beatz, P2J, SAINT MINO, Sammy Made It & . DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

8. Fireboy – “Apollo”

Fireboy returned to the music with his sophomore album titled “Apollo”. The album was named after “Apollo” who in Greek mythology is recognized as the Olympian god of light, truth, prophecy, poetry, healing, and music. On his debut album, “Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps”, he was a loverboy, a hopeless romantic guy but on “Apollo”, he shows a much more confident side that really never gets to see the light.

The album which features , , and displays his outlook on life, his journey as an artiste, and the drama in the Nigerian music space. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

9. – “Celia”

Since she announced entry into Motown records, has been dropping quality music After dropping a few singles like “Attention“, “Dangerous Love,” and “Koroba,” to keep fans occupied, released highly anticipated third album titled “Celia“.

Named after mother Cecilia Savage, the album is a memoir of a classic and typical African woman. is unapologetic about being a game-changer in an industry dominated by males without failing to show a vulnerable side to show that she is human after all. The album is packed with hit singles; dope collaborations, and an impeccable show of sultry vocals.

The album which features the likes of , , , , , and  snagged the number one spot on charts before its release and is still racking up numbers.

DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

10. Black Magic – “Starving Artist”

Afro-fusion star released his third studio album “Version 3.0 (Starving Artist)” with little warning. The album is a follow-up to his well-received sophomore LP, “Version 2.0,? from 2013. The new album from the rapper/singer comprises thirteen tracks, including previously released singles, “No Need”, “Bad Intentions” and “Anything 4 Love”, and vocal contributions from singer, , and rapper, BigBad. The term starving artist refers to an artist who sacrifices material well-being in order to focus on their artwork.

DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

11. – “Three”

On the 28th of August,2020 Dancehall king, released his third studio album “Three.” a year exactly after the release of his sophomore album “Wilmer“. The album features the likes of , , , and .  According to him, the forthcoming album is about his journey in the industry from the release of his hit track “Alubarika” to the man he is today.  DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

12. – “

Released as a follow up to his “A Good Time” album, Sensational singer released “A Good Time” which features , , , Hit-Boy, , , , , , , , & .

The album has production credits from  BlaiseBeats, Chillz (Producer), David ‘Dante’ Okiti, Jack, Fresh, Fresh_VDM, Hit-Boy, Issac ‘Masterdon’ Azeez, , , Magicboi, Napji, Papamitrou, Semzibeatz., SperoacHBeatz & Xander (US).

DOWNLOAD STREAM HERE

13. – “African Time”

Nigerian producer, released his debut album “African Time” which features , , , Ray Vanny, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and . DOWNLOAD HERE

14. – “Carpe Diem”

On the 8th of October,2020 sensational rapper and YBNL boss,  released his 10th studio album “Carpe Diem“. The Latin phrase which means “seize the day” was used by the Roman poet Horace to express the idea that one should enjoy life while one can. The cover art which sees the rapper surrounded by stunning ladies sheds more on the fact one should enjoy the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future.

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The 12-track album features new wave artistes like his signee, , , ,  and industry heavyweights like  and . The album was also produced by , , VStix, Young Jonn, and .

According to “The project is a reflection of my mind, and also the current sound brewing underground in Nigeria,” says. “It’s a combination of a lot of traditional elements and also a sound from way back in Nigeria called galala, which has a little bit of reggae/dancehall. It’s also a fusion of something we call , which is when you are playing secular music in church. It’s like taking pop to the church.” It is also his first body of work after signing with American distribution company, as he released his 9th album “999” earlier in the year. DOWNLOAD OR STREAM HERE

15. – “Codename, Vol. 2”

After the amazing success of “Codename, Vol. 1, released  “Codename, Vol 2” which houses 12 tracks with features from , and Knucklez. The set also boasts production from a host of notable producers including BenjamzVsixZhynoMosess and Samfire. Off the project, served us with the music video for the track ‘Mabel‘ featuring without wasting time. DOWNLOAD HERE

16. – “Boo Of The Booless”

’s debut album came like a thief in the night. Released in the month of love, the critically acclaimed album exposed the singer’s deft, beautiful, imaginative, and brilliant songwriting. It circles around a mother’s love, forgiveness, and peace and on infidelity- the story of love. The 13 track album is filled with beautiful melodies that make it nearly impossible for any listener to skip any song.

’s album got its production from non- names such as DeeyasoVtekkDoron ClintonAdejames CrackBlaisemixBierdman, and Nevmix. This album received millions of streams upon its release and is one of the best projects released this year.

17. – “Warrior”

After delivering his 2018 smash hit “Amaka, returned to the music scene with a 13-track album titled, “Warrior.” The album is a follow-up to the artist’s last project “Ascension” which was released in 2014. Warriors features music heavyweights including , , , , , , , and HI Idibia. DOWNLOAD HERE

18. – “Grace”

Sensational disc jockey, released his 15 track album, “Grace” on the 11th of December, 2020. Prior to its release, he had released a couple of successful singles “Dis Love,” “EDI,” “Pressure,” “Tonight,” “Everytime” and “SERE.”It has features from , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & .

It also has production credits from ith quality production from Ozedikus, Baby Fresh, , TMXO, Spellz, , Bam Beat, and himself. DOWNLOAD HERE

19. – “Signature (Ife Chukwu Kwulu)”

HighLife Music Duo, surprised fans with the release of the album titled “Signature” (Ife Chukwu Kwulu). The houses 10 tracks with guest appearance of A-List acts; , and Bube. DOWNLOAD HERE

20. – “Unexpected”

Entertainment boss unveiled his debut album “Unexpected”  on the 18th of September,2020. The 14-track album puts in the driving seat as he fully expresses himself like never before, a desire borne out of his for music. The album has guest features from DDE artistes with coming through on “Love“, featured on “Special One“, on “Goody Goody,”  and on “Santorini,” and others.

Writing credits go to , Suppa, and the DDE All Stars while production accolades go to Tayoristar, 4Tunez, Jasynths, Suppa and Magic. Milla Mix did his thing on sound engineering. The “Unexpected” album is definitely another milestone in the very interesting musical journey of . DOWNLOAD HERE

21. – “Gratitude”

On the 18th of November, released his 7th studio album which sees him take center-stage of his rock-solid artistry with no guest features. For stans, this album brings a heightened level of experience of the goodness that the Bayelsa star’s music has come to be known for through his 15-year career. It features producers like Yung Willis, Orbeat, Ayzed, , Wireless Mouth, Chillz, Vibe O, BoomBeatz, , and Chris Strings. DOWNLOAD HERE

22. – “ of Africa”

On the 4th of December 2020, released a new body of work, album titled “ Of Africa.” The album is a 15 track music project which features; , , , , , Beenie Man, & . It also has the guest act of – The Liquid Metal.

This album comprises of the Afrobeat, R’n’B, Afro-Hi-life, and Afropop sound which got productions from , , , , , and others. sings fluently in Igbo switches between Igbo, English, and Yoruba on this beautiful project. DOWNLOAD HERE

23. – “Old Romance”

After over 7 years of dropping hits in the Nigerian music scene, sensational singer and songwriter, , on the 11th of December, 2020 released his debut album “Old Romance.” His body of work is a solo project with no feature and also doesn’t house any of his previous hits. It consists of 14 tracks with the lead single “Enjoy” and 13 new tracks.

The album folds snappy lyricism into alluring Afropop melodies tinged with dancehall, R&B, Afrohouse, and more. Besides crafting expectedly dance-ready tunes in “Tumbo” and “Dana”, the singer also ties the obstacles associated with love (“Family Issues”) into an undeniably celebratory listen DOWNLOAD HERE

24. – “Empress”

“Empress” is the 5th studio album by songstress . Released under Effyzzie Music Limited, the album reveals ’s stake as the undisputed Afropop Queen, stamping mark on the genre while growing sound. The 15 track set is crafted with rich elements of Afro-pop, highlife, soul, coupe decale, gospel, and dancehall to make the listener move with reckless abandon.

The album houses power collaboration which French music superstars , and an infectious pop duet with . It features songwriting and production contributions from Vtek Da Awesome, Egarboi, Jimmy Huru, Yung Felix, among others. The project shows off a versatility only she can bring. DOWNLOAD HERE

25. – “Colours & Sounds”

Nigeria’s Queen of Afro-house released sophomore album “Colours And Sounds” on the 2nd of October, 2020. The Nigerian singer unites the Continent and the Diaspora on”Colours and Sounds,” incorporating influences from South Africa’s hypnotic Amapiano sound to Jamaican dancehall and vintage Afrobeat.

Producers include music icon ; ’s long -time collaborator ,  and fellow Nigerian beatmakers . Features on this album are; , , , , , and . DOWNLOAD HERE

26. – “Zaza Vibes”

Released on the 26th of November, 2020, released his 2nd album “Zaza Vibes” which features , , Omar The DJ, , , , and The production credit of this album goes to Clemyz, Legendury Beatz, , Quebeat, and Blaise Beatz. DOWNLOAD HERE

28. Q- Dot – “Alagbe”

Indigenous Nigerian singer,  release the  “Alagbe” album on the 19th of November, 2020. It features , , T-Classic, , , , , Alh. Alabi & . This body of work is a total of 16 songs with a Bonus track project (making it a total of 17 tracks ). The Bonus track on the project is his hit song “Jaiye” released earlier this year 2020. “Ah!” and “Kokanmi” are the lead singles that welcomed this highly anticipated album DOWNLOAD HERE

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