2018 has been a great year for Afrobeat.
The West African sound is on a quest for world domination and Mr. Eazi, Wizkid and Davido are leading the charge. Here are the top 5 biggest afrobeat releases of 2018 on YouTube.
1.Wizkid x Terri x Spotless x Ceeza Milli – Soco: 33M views
Wizkid has kept the releases coming this year, and the track Socco was a popular club banger worldwide.
2.Davido – Assurance: 31M views
Publicizing his relationship official with Chioma Avril Rowland, Davido has kept the love songs coming, making him the ultimate ladies man.
3. Mr. Eazi x M.O X Lotto Boyz – Bad Vibe: 21M views
Teaming up with the British crew M.O, Mr. Eazi has taken over London with several Afrobeat collab releases.
4. Yemi Alade – Bum Bum: 18M views
Yemi has transcended West Africa gaining popularity in East Africa. With a unique sound and some great moves, Yemi keeps the hits coming.
5. Rudimental & Major Lazer, Mr. Eazi – Let Me Live : 17M views
Mr. Eazi had a great run in 2018. Releasing the mixtape Lagos to London, the Naija artist has made a series of clever collaborations that have propelled his career to the next level.
BONUS TRACK: Wizkid & Tiwa Savage – Fever : 14M views
Released later in the year, this collaboration sent fans talking over the video. Trending on release, this dynamic duo sure knows how to make music together.