Bands/Musicians Famous Bands from Nigeria

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List famous Nigerian bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Nigeria come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Nigerian bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Nigeria. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Nigerian musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

List ranges from Alamu Atatalo to Ego Ihenacho and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Nigeria?" and "Which bands are popular in Nigeria?"

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Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria

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Kele Okereke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Dubstep, Electro house, Alternative dance

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Fela Kuti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Highlife, Afrobeat

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Femi Kuti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Afrobeat, Jazz

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Nneka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Jangle pop, Hip hop music, Reggae

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Skepta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Electro

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2Face Idibia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Reggae

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Agboola Shadare is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Smooth jazz

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Seun Kuti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Afrobeat

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Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria

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Babatunde Olatunji is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
World music

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D'banj is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, African hip hop

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Keziah Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Yoruba music, Soul music, Blues

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P-Square is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
African hip hop, Rhythm and blues

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King Sunny Adé is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Jùjú music

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Majek Fashek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Reggae, Roots reggae

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Naeto C is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Hip hop music, Rap music, African hip hop

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Austin Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Genevieve Nnaji is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria

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Timi Dakolo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Lachi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Indie pop, Piano rock, Jazz fusion

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Camilla Henemark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Pop music

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Slim Burna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Slim Burna Hip hop music, Dancehall, Pop music

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ELDee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
African hip hop

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Faze is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Nigeria
Pop music, Reggae, African hip hop