20 Nigerian Songs You Must Play At A Wedding

Creating your wedding playlist may seem like an easy task but when you start walking through the whole process you realize how overwhelming choosing songs and music can be as you are spoilt for choice on which one deserves to be played at your wedding. Nigerian artists have created quite an impressive playlist for weddings with their amazing songs and we can boldly say that a wedding with only Nigerian songs can be achieved.

As you prep for your big day, we are here to help make curating your playlist easier as we have selected 20 of our favorite Nigerian Songs that you simply must have at your wedding including classic tunes.
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      1. Oruka By Sunny Neji

        “Oruka” by Sunny Neji is one Nigerian love song that never dies and every time we listen to it we are reminded about the beauty of finding the one. This song was released in 2003 and 18 years later it is still a hit at every wedding. This song celebrates the beauty of marriage and the lyric is simple and soothing to the ear.

      2. African Queen By 2face Idibia 
        This is a classic Nigerian love song and no matter the year this song sounds the same and we cannot deny the fact that the music legend pours out his heart to the one. He celebrates his woman showering her with beautiful words and declaring her the queen of his heart.
      3. One Naira by Waje and M.I
        Whether na one naira wether na one billion baby you gat me 🎵 is a man and a woman pledging to love each other through thick and thin. Love doesn’t go beyond this and the vows we make on our wedding day is to love each other till death do us apart.
      4. Olufunmi by Styl Plus
        This group is considered as one of the greatest R&B groups to ever grace the African music piece and they made timeless music that everyone deserves to listen
        to. The lyrics are deep, the voices are perfect and flawless.
      5. Iyawo Mi By Timi Dakolo
        This is the biggest song by Timi Dakolo and every weekend in Lagos he is seen performing the song at a wedding in Lagos or a DJ/Live band is playing this classic tune for guests. In the song, the lover is sharing how he feels every time he sets his eyes on his bride, and at every wedding where this song is played, it brings brides to tears.
    1. Ada Ada by Flavour
      This is a classic highlife tune that gets everyone dancing at the wedding. The song “Ada Ada” is an Igbo name for a first daughter in Igbo land and the man is extolling the beauty and character of his lovely bride and partner. Every age at a wedding loves this song and it is a party starter.
    2. Assurance by Davido
      This song held down the country when it was released in 2018 and the singer made everyone want and crave love. The singer dedicated the song to his girlfriend at the time and he promised her undying and happy love. This is what we all want for the rest of our lives.
    3. Yes/No by Banky W
      This song by Banky W is such a big hit and all the lover wants to know is if his partner will be his forever and never live. This song is a testament to true love and the perfect wedding song.
    4. Orente by Adekunle Gold
      Orente is a song that speaks about true love, a love story that isn’t based on money or conditions but is true, flawless, and perfect.
    5. Running to you by Chike
      Running to you is a man assuring his lover that he will always be right beside her, fighting and loving her as the day goes by. This wedding song will make a great choice for a first dance as couples sway side by side and stare into each other eyes.
    6. Gentleman Ric Hassani
      The lyrics are a vow straight from the heart and all a man is saying to his lady is that she deserves a gentleman who treats her right and loves her beyond words.
    7. Eminado by Tiwa Savage
      “Eminado” (meaning “Good Luck Charm“) is a love song where the partner sees the significant other as a good luck charm who fills them with love and excitement words cannot describe. This song will make a great dance-off between the couple and their bridal party.
    8. Fall in Love by D’banj
      Love is a beautiful thing and we couldn’t agree more as D’banj sang his hearts out to a mystery lady who had made him find love and leave his playboy ways to embrace forever.
    9. Ololufe by Wande Coal
      The vocals and lyrics of this song are too emotional with a deep message carried along as the singer describes his lover as everything he’s ever wanted or needed in life. Ololufe is forever evergreen and a great wedding song for a first dance.

15. Obianuju by Duncan Mighty
Obianuju is a song that was released a decade ago and this song sounds evergreen and will always bring a smile to everyone’s face when it is played.

16. 5 And 6 By Naeto C
We are 5&6 like 2 peas in a pod and forever looks good with us. He dedicated this song to his wife and it is beautiful to hear a rapper spit out deep lyrics. This song will have you and your lover moving along with the wedding guests.

17. Laye by Kizz Daniel
Kizz is promising a lady that he will never leave her come rain come sunshine they will always be together. No better words to describe love, marriage, and forever. This wedding song is everything and more.

18. Count on you by Johnny Drille
No better song to have the first dance with your lover to as you both stare into the eyes of each other and let the deep words of commitment and assurance sink in and tears fill your eyes with the beautiful image of forever.

19. No one be like you by P-square
The song describes a man telling his lover that there is none like her even after searching and living in different parts of the world but no one compares to her in beauty and values.

20. Perfect Gentleman By Sean Tizzle
Your groom is a perfect gentleman and he has found a beautiful lady that loves him endlessly. Sean Tizzle had deep words for his lover describing her as a good woman, a virtuous lady and no one comes close to her.

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