Top 10 Music Download Websites In Nigeria
According to Locke, Music is a unique media in that it can be consumed all day long, while partaking in other activities. In your car, at work, while cooking dinner, doing homework – think about what percentage of the day you are listening to music. Therefore, there is almost a limitless demand for music. Many years ago, it was a scuffle to listen or even download Nigerian songs online; The introduction of technology into the music industry has added many benefits. There are now numerous Nigerian websites that strives everyday to upload and allow users the ability to stream and listen to the Naija music anywhere in the world. These websites allows listeners to choose any type of music, follow their favorite artists, create their own playlists, explore new music while connected to the Internet. CDs replaced records, and MP3s are replacing CDs because MP3s are smaller files and easier to carry around. The websites listed here gives listeners the advantage of not having to buy the whole CD just to hear a favorite song, but to listen to the song online, and then download it. The greatest advantage of the websites listed here is that they also offer music and video promotion to up and coming artists on their music blogs. The music sites below are chosen based on their popularity, quality of songs, user engagement, user surveys and feedbacks conducted by Hipplayer. These are the best music blogs in Nigeria:
Naijaloaded.com.ng was launched in 2009 and has come forth as one of the top music sites in Nigeria with a massive number of subscribers and users online. Naijaloaded remains a good plug for the latest and hottest Nigerian songs. The Music category on the site is constantly updated with the best and newest song. Also, Naijaloaded.com.ng provides a platform for up coming artists to promote their tracks, EPs, Album, Music Video on the site. It is no doubt that Naijaloaded is one of Nigeria’s most popular music blog. Naijaloaded has won the City People Music Award for Music Website of the Year. If you are looking for a plug to download Nigerian music or stay updated with latest songs, Naijaloaded is the starting point.
Tooxclusive.com is a Nigerian Music site which provides you with the latest Nigerian Songs and Videos of your favorite Artists. Tooxclusive is no doubt, the second-rated music website in Nigeria after Naijaloaded. Tooxclusive provides listeners and users online with a fast, mobile-friendly website for downloading songs and even watch music videos.
Moreover, TooXclusive also provides entertainment news, reviews, hot gist, and celebrity lifestyle.
The Video category on the site is constantly updated with the best and latest music videos and they also discuss happenings about the music industry.
TooXclusive has also won the City People Music Award for Music Website of the Year.
Trendybeatz has earned it's place in the music industry ever since it began it's wonderful journey.
Trendybeatz was set up to help emerging artists get their music to their fans fast and easy. Trendybeatz has a large online market and helps connect artists to events, brands, publishers, record labels not excluding the fans. Trendybeatz also provides and 'Artistes Profiles' platform where you can find everything about an Artist.
Just like all other top Nigerian music blogs listed here, Trendybeatz have a large number of monthly visitors and has managed to gather a large amount of impression due to its various unique blog contents.
Soloplay.ng launched by popular webmaster Solomon Alozie AKA Kingsolomon, began it's journey in 2018. It is a music blog that provides the latest and juiciest of music for users online and also provides a platform for promoting talented upcoming artists in Nigeria and beyond. Many people will find it absurd comparing Soloplay with the music blog listed above but looking at it's potential from a different perspective, Soloplay isn't leaving the Top music blogs anytime soon. It's popularity is quite low compared to the aforementioned but it attracts alot of monthly visitors and it's content are unique.
Soloplay hosts alot of music and video reviews, trending news and a discussion platform for users to air their views on matters arising.
The Music and Video category on the site is constantly updated with the best, freshest and latest Nigerian music and music videos. You can also search for lyrics and even download Comedy videos on the site.
NaijaVibes is an African and Nigerian music website founded in 2012 by Godswill Peter. The site serves contemporary genre of Nigerian and African music ranging from Afrobeats, Afropop, hip-hop, Gqom, Kwaito, Highlife, Makossa, Pop, Bongo Flava, Hiplife, Gospel etc. NaijaVibes is one of the best user-friendly website for easy African music and video download, all entertainment news and music related activities in Africa & Diaspora.
One of the beauties of Naijavibes is that they also specialize in music promotion and online artiste publicity.
The blog has been around for a while and it is regarded as one of the most visited music websites in Nigeria.
Naijamusic.com.ng is a music blog That features the latest Nigerian songs and music videos. Naijamusic is a platform that serves as a hotspot for trusted downloads and unique content. For some Nigerian Artists, the odds of reaching a bigger crowd are slim to none and Naijamusic.com.ng satisfies these necessities by providing music, videos to view, and songs to download from popular and upcoming music stars to those who visit the site. NaijaMusic.com.ng is one of the leading Nigerian Music platforms that has spearheaded the popularity of songs online in Nigeria. The platform is exceptionally easy to use and has simple to-discover links at the top of the page. Naijamusic.com.ng is new to some people but it generates a large amount of traffic monthly and has a strong base.
Founded in 2012, the name 36NG is an amalgamation of the number of states in Nigeria (36) while NG means Nigeria -, that is 36 Nigeria which aptly describes what the site mean. The site covers all happenings across the 36 states of the great country Nigeria and beyond. 36NG is a leading entertainment and news website that publishes trusted, accurate and factual news in a timely manner. The website publishes about celebrity lifestyle from a Nigerian-African perspective.
36NG is not completely music oriented but it is a platform you can advertise your song and also download new and updated songs.
As the name implies, JustNaija is a Nigerian music blog that focuse mainly on Nigerian songs and fresh music videos. The site was designed with Nigerians in mind and it covers latest trending Nigerian Music among others. JustNaija creates unique content with the aim of connecting with millions of Nigerians who rely on them for latest Music. Right from the onset, JustNaija has focused on providing highest quality contents on the web — recruiting only the most respected music enthusiast who are very much updated on fresh and trending music.
Since it's establishment in 2006, Notjustok.com has evolved into one of the most visited Nigerian music blog. Following it's launch, Notjustok rose quickly to become the primary source of top Nigerian Songs and music videos. This blog is one of the oldest blog in the industry and it has been voted as the No. 1 Nigerian Music Website in 2010 and 2011. Notjustok.com leads the way in providing brand new Hip-Hop/Contemporary music and videos on a daily basis to Nigerians around the world. Notjustok.com is not completely music oriented as it also provides music reviews, entertainment news and celebrity gossips.
Pulse.ng is a subsidiary of Swiss Company owned by Ringier. Pulse doesn't actually focus on posting only Music, they also provide entertainment updates about celebrities, Celebrities lifestyle, popular events and music videos. Pulse's content and music reviews has made it one of Nigeria’s most visited blogs, and it's music section that is always updated has attracted alot of users. Arguably, Pulse.ng stands out as one of the most consistent Nigerian music blogs cause of their unique content on and off the entertainment industry. Conclusion All music blogs highlighted were chosen based on their popularity, traffic, quality of songs, user engagement, user surveys and feedbacks conducted by Hipplayer. This websites allows listeners to choose any type of music, follow their favorite artists, create their own playlists, explore new music while connected to the Internet. If you think there is any other music sites in Nigeria that's worthy of being among this top 10 list, kindly drop a comment below.