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Adeayo Adebiyi is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of TurnTable Charts. He's an avid reader, writer, and follower of Nigerian music industry. He has keen interest in the documentation and advancement of Nigeria music.


Arewa Na Kuka debuts on YouTube Top Songs following Aisha Buhari’s Tweet
# Adam A Zango's "Arewa na Kuka" debuted on YouTube NG Top Songs at No. 38 following Aisha Buhari’s video While Youths in the South are calling for a dissolution of a rogue police unit and an all-ro... Read More

Nathaniel Bassey Becomes the First Lead Gospel Artiste to Enter TurnTable Top Streaming Chart
# Nathaniel Bassey's "Olorun Agbaye/You Are Mighty" featuring Chandler Moore & Oba debuts at No. 50 on Top Streaming Chart to become the first non-secular song to enter the streaming-based chart Musi... Read More

Omah Lay is Becoming a Giant Killer on the Charts
# "Godly' and "Infinity" have remained the No. 1 and No. 2 song in Nigeria for seven consecutive weeks In the Nigerian music industry, there is such a phase known as the upcoming stage. This is the ... Read More

Why Outside Is The Most Important Album in Burna Boy's Discography
# Some would call it his best album, others would call it the album that showed Burna's range the most; whatever side you fall into, Outside is undeniably Burna Boy's most important album Three year... Read More

Marlian Music is the First Record Label with Three Artistes in the top ten of TurnTable Top 50 in a Week
# Naira Marley, MohBad and Zinoleesky record top ten entries on the TurnTable Top 50 this week Naira Marley, MohBad and Zinoleesky all appear in the top ten of this week’s TurnTable Top 50, making M... Read More

The Street is Ruling the Charts
# Seven "Street Hop" songs are in this week's top ten of TurnTable Top 50 Superstar Rapper Remilekun Safaru A.K.A Reminisce said in his 2015 single “Local Rapper” featuring fellow indigenous rappers ... Read More

TEEZLE T’S “ADDICTION”: THE CONFESSIONS OF AN ADDICTED LOVER
# Teezle T is open about his addictions to his lover “Addiction” is an RnB song where Teezle T proclaims his undying love for his love interest by letting her know she’s his addiction. Teezle T seem... Read More

TurnTable NXT is Back and It is Bigger & Better
# Bigger, Better, More Exciting - TurnTable NXT is Back The Nigerian music scene is a vast industry with a steady inflow of emerging artistes striving to get their music to a larger audience with th... Read More

Jess ETA Brings the Fire in His Latest Single
# Jess ETA taps S Bling, Buju and Inci for a sizzling record On the 2nd of April, Jess ETA released his latest single “Body on Fire” featuring Inci and Buju. The song features vocals from all three ... Read More

Like Naira, Like Cardi: What is Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander
During the third quarter of 2020, if you switch on your TV on a random afternoon, on a random day, to a random Music TV station the chances that Cardi B’s “WAP” would be playing was quite high. If you... Read More

Davido: 10 Years A King
# TurnTable Charts celebrates 10 Years of Davido in the Nigerian Music Scene It was in May 2011, a decade ago, when a young man was hopping around on our TV screens singing with so much energy that ... Read More

Burna Boy is Still Going the Distance
# Burna Boy Sets New Records on TurnTable Charts After claiming the most coveted prize in music at the 63rd Grammy Awards, Burna Boy ascended to another level. The self-acclaimed African Giant prove... Read More

KVO's "Odun" is a Tale of Bittersweet Love
# KVO delivers one of the best performances of the year on "Odun" “It hurts so much, but I will have it no other way” that’s the feeling this song evokes. Listening to this song will make you feel p... Read More

Omah Lay's Streaming Dominance Continues in First Quarter of 2021
# The New Kid on the Block Continues to Lead the Pack The Nigerian music scene is beginning to pay more attention to streaming numbers. Streaming numbers are one of the empirical bases for the quan... Read More

Omah Lay’s ‘Godly’ is Leading The Charge for Song Of The Year Prize
# "Godly" takes the early lead in the song of the year race <strong style="color:#FFDF00">```Man I Thank God I godly``` </strong> <strong style="color:#FFDF00"> ```Say God no ungodly``` </strong> H... Read More

Davido is the Leading Contender for Artiste of the Year
# Davido is the No. 1 artiste on the Top 50 in the first quarter of 2021 Yes, we know. This is no news. It’s just Davido doing Davido things. However, we must give timely and accurate reportage of t... Read More

The Art of Love by Big Drip
# Big Drip Delivers a Trap-Influenced Love Poem The famous Italian painter Leonardo Da Vinci has inspired countless people through his timeless works. Many creatives have drawn inspiration from his ... Read More

Ibeji Takes Us On a Journey With "Gonto"
The first few seconds of this music will transport you to a western era where you might find yourself in a bar, tending to a bottle of scotch while watching from the window as Clint Eastwood engages i... Read More

Dani Draco Releases "Trigger," the First Single off his Forthcoming Debut EP
# Dani Draco Serves Up an Exciting Teaser in "Trigger" for his Forthcoming EP Dani Draco releases a new single he titles “Trigger” off his debut EP “Higher Life.” The single serves as a teaser and a ... Read More

KomzEE drops a new EP tilted Cosmic Wave
# KomzEE takes us another realm with the Cosmic Wave EP KomzEE is on the rise of success gliding through the industry grounds like a wave with the intent to make a statement and stand a ground. His ... Read More

The Indefatigable Chart-Topper
# There is no stopping Omah Lay Omah Lay might be viewed in some quarters as the kid punching above his weight and some may have their reservations about how much longer he can sustain the superstar... Read More

Meet Agorsor, a Ghanaian band that is making music that trascends language and culture
# The band's debut album HUGADEM, is an ode to Africa Africa-rooted band Agorsor makes high-energy, spirit-filled music, overflowing with free-flowing vocals, innovative instrumental harmonies and co... Read More

HOP ON THE COSMIC WAVE WITH KOMZEE
# KomzEE's new EP is a display of his talents and the result is great music Hello, you’re welcome to this flight. Kindly fasten your seat belt as we are about to take off. If you reach under your se... Read More

Ghanaian African Folk Band Agorsor Takes Us On A Trip Across The Soul Of The Continent With Their Debut Album, Hugadem
# The album is one for lovers of good music It’s not often that you find an African artiste that creates African folk song and whenever you do, it’s always amazing especially when the music carries ... Read More

The Ascension of Buju: Nigeria's Captain Hook
# Buju has recorded more top 20 songs than any other artiste in the last 18 weeks Buju generated buzz when he featured Zanku crooner Zlatan on his single “Spiritual”. Buju’s distinctive voice, singi... Read More

Kizz Daniel Shows That Class is Permanent with the Debut of "Lie" at No. 1
# "Lie" debut at No. 1 represents a triumphant return to form for an artiste that has suffered somewhat of a dip on the charts In the Nigerian music scene, the name “Kizz Daniel” is an instantly rec... Read More

Marlian Records On A Mission to Take The Streets to the Top of the Charts
# Marlian Records is shaping to be the hottest record label in Nigeria A strong argument can be made for Marlian Records as the leading record label serving the music industry with street-inspired m... Read More

Countdown to the Final Week of TurnTable X The Native Summer Charts
# A Rundown of Everything That Has Happened During the Global Summer Period It has been a record-breaking and breathtaking summer for Nigerian music and as Turntable Summer charts graciously stride ... Read More

The Chart Success of Sony Music West Africa in 2021
# For Sony Music West Africa, the present is dazzling and the future is radiant It was generally expected that the 2020 Covid-inspired momentum in Nigeria’s music industry would be carried into 2021... Read More

Olamide Shares ‘Jailer’ Video
# Fan-favorite, "Jailer" off Olamide's 2021 UY Scuti album, gets scintillating visuals African rap/afrobeats superstar Olamidé today shares the video for “Jailer” (feat. Jaywillz), the third single ... Read More

Idahams Releases "Man On Fire (North Africa Remix)" Featuring Jaylann with Visuals
# "Man On Fire" Gets a North African Remix with Jaylann Nigerian singer Idahams has released yet another remix of his critical acclaimed hit single “Man on Fire”. This time around, Idahams sets ... Read More

What is the TurnTable YTD Charts?
# TurnTable Year to Date (YTD) Charts is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of music across all platforms and genres in Nigeria in 2021 till date The TurnTable Year to Date Charts (YTD) is an ove... Read More

Kizz Daniel Spends a Sixth Week at No. 1, Ayra Starr Moves to No. 2
# Top Ten Rundown for This Week Kizz Daniel’s “Lie” becomes the first song to spend its first six weeks at No. 1 on the TurnTable Top 50 Plus Ayra Starr’s “Bloody Samaritan” rises to No. 2 on the ... Read More

TurnTable Year to Date (YTD) Charts
# Top Songs Across All Platforms and Genres so far in 2021 The TurnTable Year to Date Charts (YTD) is an overview of music activity in the 2021 calendar year till date. The chart encompasses music a... Read More

8tch Releases Ceiling Conversations EP
# 8tch Releases 'Ceiling Conversations EP' - A Project That Speaks About Relatable Societal Issues Nigerian sensational rapper, singer, and songwriter 8tch ( pronounced "H") has released his fourth b... Read More

Ayra Starr Becomes the First Solo Female Artiste to Reach No. 1 on the TurnTable Top 50 with "Bloody Samaritan"
# Top Ten Rundown for Chart Dated September 27, 2021 ## Ayra Starr’s “Bloody Samaritan” moves to No. 1 on the TurnTable Top 50 to become the first song solo entry by a female artiste to reach the su... Read More

In The Hour of Solitude: Ceiling Conversations With 8tch
# Editorial Review of 8tch's Ceiling Conversations There are times we lie on our backs, staring at the roof while reminiscing about the events that have culminated into our reality. Sometimes we sit... Read More

Blastique Shares New Song Titled "Monica"
# Blastique Shares New Song Ahead of his Love & Heartbreak EP Blastique is set to release his first EP titled Love and Heartbreak before the end of the year and "Monica" is the first song of the EP.... Read More

Ejoya Class of '21 is Here
# The 2021 edition of Ejoya storied compilation album is here Afrobeats is currently enjoying global recognition and over the years, many platforms have emerged with a unified mission of finding Afr... Read More

Idahams Shares New Single Titled "Problem"
# Idahmas's "Feel Good" new single is definitely one for your weekend playlists After the trans-continental success of the Man on Fire remixes, which has generated millions of streams across digita... Read More

Omah Lay: Nigeria's Unified Streaming Champion
# Omah Lay has the all-time No. 1 song on the four major streaming platforms in Nigeria Recently, Apple Music released a list of the all-time most-streamed music on Apple Music Nigeria. The list com... Read More

Bad Boy Timz Releases New Explosive Single Titled “Move"
Bad Boy Timz releases new explosive single “Move”, listen <strong style="color:#FFDF00">[here](https://music.empi.re/movetimz) </strong>. With his distinctive vocals and catchy hooks, Bad Boy Timz d... Read More

Police Brutality, Afrobeats and The Chosen Generation
# How Afrobeats and its biggest stars played a part in the #EndSARS protests of October 2020 “Thursday is Thursday” was the short, direct, and powered-packed tweet by Runtown that sparked what ended... Read More

Police Brutality, Afrobeats and The Chosen Generation
# How Afrobeats and its biggest stars played a part in the #EndSARS protests of October 2020 “Thursday is Thursday” was the short, direct, and powered-packed tweet by Runtown that sparked what ended... Read More

A MERRYGO CHRISTMAS: THE NIGERIAN SOUNDTRACK TO A NIGERIAN CHRISTMAS
Christmas is a beautiful season that inspires a rushing feeling of nostalgia. It reminds us of when we used to be kids and how we count the days to Christmas. The excitement of receiving Christmas pr... Read More

The Utter Domination of Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran's "Peru"
# "Peru" is making a killing at home and abroad What happens when a sensation song from the endless talent pouch of one of Nigeria’s and Africa’s exceptional talents features one of th... Read More

"ZaZoo Zehh" Performed Better Than Wizkid's Essence, Davido's FEM & Fireboy DML's Peru on YouTube NG
# "ZaZoo Zehh" performed better in its second week than both versions of "Essence," Davido's "FEM" & "Jowo" and Wizkid & Burna Boy's "Ginger" Since its release, “ZaZoo Zehh” has split opinions just ... Read More

The Headies Next Rated Class of 2015 Roll Back The Years
# Kizz Daniel, Lil Kesh & Reekado Banks all have songs in the top five this week Music is an art form with limitless possibilities one of which is its capacity to hold memories and recreate these me... Read More

The Valentine soundtracks over the last three years in Nigeria
# TTC & Zikoko partner for a Valentine's Day special It's that time of the year again when love is in the air and everywhere you turn, there's a visual presentation of the moment. Valentine is the w... Read More

Seek First The Kingdom of Baddo
# Olamide has been responsible for 3 top ten hits for three different artistes with no previous chart entry in the last 8 weeks For unto us a king is given and his name shal... Read More

The Women of Afrobeats
# TTC celebrate International Women's Day 2022 Afrobeats is born out of the genius of music idol Olufela Anikulapo Kuti, who remarkably was a man whose existence was significantly shaped by the vari... Read More

Nigerian Women Are Making and Inspiring the Greatest Afrobeats Hits
# Nigerian Women: Making and Inspiring the Greatest Hits Music just like other art forms draws inspiration from diverse sources. Nature, personal experiences, sociocultural and po... Read More

E’MAJOR Delivers an EP for All Seasons with Goose & Gander
# Editorial Review of E Major's ```Goose & Gander EP``` Creating quality music that retains artistic originality while also appealing to an assorted range of audiences is an artistic battle every ar... Read More

INESTIMABLE Wants You to Listen To The Music
# Editorial Review of Inestimable's Compilation album, ```Listen to the Music``` Let’s face it, Inestimable is one hell of a name. Any artist with such a name is conv... Read More

TurnTable Editorial: The Problem of Hip-Hop in Nigeria
# A deep-dive into the misconception, history, success and problems associated with the genre in Nigeria Since the turn of the century, rap has been a major part of the Nigerian music industry. Some... Read More

Interview with Kizz Daniel as the Number One Artiste of Q1 2022 in Nigeria
# Kizz Daniel is Afrobeats' King of Songs There are only a handful of artists in Nigeria and Africa who can be considered to be as richly talented, artistically original, and effortlessly stylish as... Read More

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