Top-ranked artists from Nigeria

The top-ranked artists from Nigeria that appear most prominently in over 53,000 greatest album charts on are listed below:

N.B. Artist from before the mid-1960s may not be as well represented in this chart, because this chart only takes into account their albums. (Before that time, singles were far more prevalent than albums).

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Rank Artist Albums The number of albums by this artist featuring in the greatest album charts. Top Ranked Album The top ranked album by this artist and where it ranks in the overall chart. Score Total rank score for this artist (made up of the total rank score from all of their albums)
Nigeria1Fela Kuti56Zombie (1,004th)6,924
Nigeria2William Onyeabor9Atomic Bomb (3,206th)1,059
Nigeria3King Sunny Adé & His African Beats5Juju Music (4,263rd)463
Nigeria4Olatunji6Drums Of Passion (5,841st)290
Nigeria5Wizkid5Ayo (12,275th)115
Nigeria6Burna Boy5African Giant (22,746th)106
Nigeria7Cruel Santino1Subaru Boys: Final Heaven (12,675th)90
Nigeria8Tony Allen10There Is No End (42,559th)85
Nigeria9The Lijadu Sisters5Danger (30,378th)70
Nigeria10Keziah Jones5Blufunk Is A Fact! (23,837th)64
Nigeria11Femi Kuti5Femi Kuti (24,877th)58
Nigeria12King Sunny Adé10Best Of The Classic Years (21,624th)54
Nigeria13The Funkees3Now I'm A Man (26,000th)34
Nigeria14Obongjayar2Some Nights I Dream Of Doors (30,214th)31
Nigeria15Asake2Mr. Money With The Vibe (40,684th)30
Nigeria16SJOB Movement2A Move In The Right Direction (29,705th)27
Nigeria17Nicole Moudaber2Believe (31,271st)26
Nigeria18Seun Kuti & Egypt 804From Africa With Fury: Rise (61,069th)25
Nigeria19Fireboy DML3Apollo (41,731st)21
Nigeria20Peter King (NG)3Omo Lewa (38,438th)19
Total artists: 97. Page 1 of 5
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