Explore the Best Nigerian Songs from 2012 on GLTrends.com.ng

Nov 1, 2023


Welcome to GLTrends.com.ng, your ultimate destination for the finest collection of Nigerian songs, interviews with top artists, and the latest music trends in Nigeria. In this article, we will take a trip back to the year 2012 and revisit some of the biggest Nigerian songs that dominated the charts and captivated music lovers all over the country.

1. Wizkid - "Oluwa Lo Ni"

Starting off our list is the timeless classic from the talented Nigerian artist, Wizkid. "Oluwa Lo Ni" showcases Wizkid's unique sound and infectious beats, which quickly made it a fan favorite. The song reflects Wizkid's rise to stardom and the struggles he faced along the way.

2. P-Square - "Alingo"

The dynamic duo, P-Square, delivered another hit with their energetic track "Alingo." Fusing traditional African rhythms with contemporary beats, P-Square created a dance anthem that had everyone moving their bodies on the dancefloors. "Alingo" remains an iconic Nigerian song even years after its release.

3. Davido - "Dami Duro"

No Nigerian songs list from 2012 can be complete without mentioning Davido's breakout hit, "Dami Duro." This track introduced Davido to the music scene, and his catchy lyrics and energetic delivery resonated with a wide audience. "Dami Duro" became an instant sensation and propelled Davido to superstardom.

4. Tiwa Savage ft. Don Jazzy - "Without My Heart"

Tiwa Savage, the queen of Nigerian music, collaborated with Don Jazzy for the soulful track "Without My Heart." Tiwa's powerful vocals combined with Don Jazzy's production skills resulted in a heartfelt and memorable song. "Without My Heart" showcases Tiwa Savage's versatility as an artist.

5. Ice Prince ft. Brymo - "Oleku"

A true Nigerian anthem, "Oleku" by Ice Prince featuring Brymo remains one of the most iconic songs in Nigerian music history. The fusion of rap and highlife elements in this track created a captivating blend that resonated with Nigerians across different age groups.

6. Olamide - "First of All"

Olamide, also known as the "Street King," stormed the music scene in 2012 with his hit song "First of All." Known for his unique rap style and energetic performances, Olamide brought a fresh sound to the Nigerian music industry, and "First of All" became an instant street anthem.

7. Sound Sultan ft. Baba Dee - "Temporary Turn Permanent"

In "Temporary Turn Permanent," Sound Sultan and Baba Dee delivered a socially conscious song with a catchy melody. The track reflected on the challenges faced by everyday Nigerians and served as a reminder of the need for positive change in the country.

8. Banky W - "Yes/No"

Banky W's "Yes/No" showcased his smooth vocals and exceptional songwriting skills. The romantic ballad resonated with fans, solidifying Banky W's position as one of Nigeria's most talented artists. "Yes/No" continues to be a popular choice for weddings and romantic events.

9. Chidinma - "Kedike"

Chidinma's enchanting voice took center stage in her hit song "Kedike." With its catchy chorus and relatable lyrics, "Kedike" quickly became an anthem for young love. Chidinma's talent shone through in this track, earning her accolades and a special place in the hearts of her fans.

10. Flavour ft. Tiwa Savage - "Oyi (Remix)"

Flavour and Tiwa Savage teamed up for the remix of "Oyi," creating a beautiful blend of their unique styles. The song's melody and Flavour's signature highlife sound made it an instant hit. Tiwa Savage's soulful vocals added an extra layer of brilliance to this remarkable collaboration.


These Nigerian songs from 2012 showcased the incredible talent and diversity within the Nigerian music industry. From infectious dance tracks to soul-stirring ballads, these songs continue to resonate with music lovers to this day. At GLTrends.com.ng, we are dedicated to keeping alive the rich musical heritage of Nigeria and providing a platform where music enthusiasts can relive these unforgettable songs. Explore our website today and experience the magic of Nigerian music at its finest!

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Sammy Hall
Can't believe it's been that long! Such a throwback, I'm definitely adding these songs to my playlist. 🎶
Nov 9, 2023
Luca Re
🎶 Nostalgic playlist!
Nov 3, 2023