In this article, we will be discussing some of the top 10 best Nigerian wedding and love songs this 2019 for those intending to work down the isle and need songs that can express this feelings into the atmosphere.
If you missed our earlier post about the top 10 best Zinoleesky songs 2019, check it out here.
So, let’s get into today’s topic.
When two people love each other and spend enough time together and decide to further spend the rest of their lives together, they go ahead to get married.
Of course, the appearance of both the bride and the groom on the wedding day is of paramount importance but there are other factors that can undoubtedly set the mood and help cement the love between the couples.
These factors ranges from the hall decorations, the type of food served and it’s surplus availability, the crowd, the wedding cloths, the presence of the couples parents, etc. If we are to go into all of these factors, am sure we might probably spend the rest of our own lives online on this post. lol
For the sake of time and to keep things short, we will be analyzing just one factor that contributes to a successful wedding ceremony, which is, the type of songs been played on the wedding day.
There are so many songs out there but you want to filter out and play the nigerian songs that are in rhythm with you. We are not professionals at choosing these songs but we compiled this list based on contexts and how big they were when they were released.
Wedding songs are in surplus today, so we present some out of the many, top 10 best nigerian wedding and love songs this 2019.
1. Oritse femi – Igbeyawo
This song was released on the 25th of December, 2014.
MSN gang frontier, Oritse femi releases a brand new single titled, “Igbeyawo“.
MSN which stands for “Money Stops Nonsense” has been the home to this talented and versatile musician. No one would have really expected him to change up his commercial style of music and blend it with a wedding themed concept to create such an addictive song.
As soon as the song, “Igbeyawo” by Oritse femi was released, it all of a sudden became an instant hit all over the country and even beyond shores. Djs, clubs, parties, events, TVs, radio stations, you name it, they were all playing it back to back.
Though, the song was mostly in Yoruba but even those that didn’t understand the words danced along to it as it has a melody and vibe that will always get you on your feet and grooving whenever it came on.
2. Sean Tizzle – Perfect Gentleman
This song was released in the year, 2014.
One time difference entertainment signee and my personal favorite artiste, Sean Tizzle (I was an addict to his songs back in the day) dishes out a banging hit single which he titles, “Perfect Gentleman“.
“Perfect Gentleman” by Sean Tizzle was dished out off his 17-tracks sophomore album dubbed, “The Journey”. This album was a total and complete package as most of the songs were hits completely.
Out of the album was the biggest song and the most welcomed song, “Sho Le”. It was a commercially inclined tune with a very catchy chorus and club vibes which at the same time, any one can listen to.
I love listening to his album when am totally high…..(lol, just kidding)
3. Flavour – Ada Ada
This song was released on the 30th of June, 2013.
To Nite Entertainment frontier, Flavour premieres the smash hit song which he tagged, “Ada Ada“.
“Ada Ada” by Flavour was released off his album, “Blessed” and it came together with the video.
This song talks about love and the beauty of celebrating a great wedding party. It has a wedding themed concept that will make you want to forget all what you are doing and just go straight ahead to get married.
Dropping this song sky rocketed hi musical career back in the day to great heights making him a force to reckon with in the music industry even up till now.
4. Timi Dakolo – Iyawo Mi
This song was released on the 12th of February, 2014.
Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo dishes out a fresh new tune titled, “Iyawo Mi“.
The singer whom came out as the winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa back then in 2007 as always forged on to drop new hits upon hits that tends to stand the test of time as most of them remain forever green in our hearts.
“Iyawo Mi” by Timi Dakolo has a combination of quality instruments, passion and a unique voice there by forging it into one of the biggest wedding and love songs this country has ever produced.
A wedding DJ playlist is never complete without this song in his kit.
The song dropped 2 days before valentine so that lovers can use it to express and celebrate their love for each other.
5. Banky W – Yes/No
This song was released in the year 2013.
The Empire Mates Entertainment CEO, Banky W unveils a brand new song dubbed, “Yes/No”
“Yes/No” by Banky W is a top have for couples on their wedding day. It contains wonderful vocals, refined lyrics and a well arranged rhythm which is also danceable…. if that is even a word. is it?
This single by banky w can help cement the love and affection that exist in the heart of two lovers.
6. 9ice – Wedding Day
This song was released in the year 2008.
Alapomeji Records frontier, 9ice releases a brand new song dubbed, “Wedding Day”
“Wedding Day” by 9ice happens to be off his album, “Gongo Aso” which was released back then in 2008.
This sophomore album was so huge and successful, the singer even gained international recognition outside the shores of Nigeria.
Not just this single track that made his album big but it was the collection of so many songs that were almost if not all hits.
As the name implies, it is a wedding song targeted at couples to help provide a smooth transition for both parties into married life.
It has a slow tempo beat infused with a combination of both English and Yoruba.
7. Sunny Neji – Oruka
This song was released way back then in the year, 2003.
Mehn, this song old die! But guess what? it still commands an authority when wedding songs are played.
High-life music singer, Sunny Neji delivers a smooth and smash hit love single titled, “Oruka”
“Oruka” in english translation means “Ring” and in this case, it’s safe to say, “wedding ring”.
Since the late 80’s Sunny Neji has been consistent in the art of making good music.
This song was released off his 2003 album, “Unchained” which dropped in Ghana in 2003.
“Oruka” by Sunny Neji was well received by both lovers and non lovers of weddings with it’s simple and well constructed lyrics which has provided for it, a strong foot hold as an ever green wedding song.
8. Wande Coal – Ololufe
This song was released in 12th of April, 2009.
Nigerian singer and Black diamond Head huncho, Wande Coal dishes out a hot and smashing new sound titled, “Ololufe“.
“Ololufe” by wande coal was released off the singer’s debut album, “M2M” meaning (Mushin To Mo’hits).
The record label saw so many changes like as of currently, it has rebranded into Mavins records.
Wande coal’s album was produced the creative and versatile producer, Don Jazzy (it’s don jazzy again) with the album featuring back then label mate; D’banj, Dr Sid, D’Prince, Kay-Switch etc.
9. Patoranking – Happy Day
This song was released in September, 2014.
Nigerian singer and reggae artiste, Patoranking delivers a spanking hot new jam dubbed, “Happy Day“.
“Happy Day” by patoranking is a wedding oriented single dished out to celebrate two lovers on their wedding day.
10. P-Square – No One Like U
This song was released in the year, 2007.
P-Square comprising of peter and paul Okoye releases a brand new single titled, “No One Like You“.
“No One Like You” was dropped off their debut studio album “Game Over”.
what do i think? Hit or miss?
Which other wedding song do you feel should be up here or shouldn’t