All But Two of the Songs to Reach No. 1 on the Radio Chart in Nigeria Have Been Released By Either YBNL Nation or Mavins Record

by Ayomide Oriowo

Sep 21, 2022, 11:13:10 AM

YBNL Nation and Mavins Record are the two leading record labels in Nigeria; the two finished as No. 1 and No. 2 respectively on the Year-End list of 2021 compiled and published by TurnTable Charts.

Their dominance of the music scene has continued into 2022 particularly in the upper echelon of the radio charts. All but one of the songs to reach the summit of the radio chart in Nigeria have been released by either YBNL Nation or Mavins Record – “Buga (Lo Lo Lo)” by Kizz Daniel & Tekno, released under FlyBoy Inc/EMPIRE and "PALAZZO" by SPINALL featuring Asake, released under The Cap Music are the only exception.

All the No. 1 Songs on Radio Chart in Nigeria in 2022

1.     “Peru” by Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran – 8 weeks (YBNL)

2.     “Calm Down” by Rema – 9 weeks (Mavins)

3.     “Playboy” by Fireboy DML – 3 weeks (YBNL)

4.     “Buga (Lo Lo Lo)” by Kizz Daniel & Tekno – 4 weeks (Flyboy Inc)

5.     “PALAZZO” by SPINALL & Asake – 1 week (The Cap Music)

6.     “Overloading (Overdose)” by Mavins Record – 1 week (Mavins)

7.     “Peace Be Unto You” by Asake – 3 weeks (YBNL)

8.     “Ijo (Laba Laba)” by Crayon – 1 week (Mavins)

9.     “Bandana” by Fireboy DML & Asake – 8 weeks (YBNL and current No. 1)

In total, songs by the two companies have spent a combined 33 weeks at No. 1 in 2022.

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