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Genre: afrobeats

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Afrobeats music is a genre that originated in West Africa and combines elements of African rhythms, highlife, funk, and hip-hop. It is characterized by its infectious beats, catchy melodies, and energetic dance moves. The lyrics often touch on themes of love, partying, and social issues. Afrobeats has gained popularity worldwide, with its fusion of African and Western sounds appealing to a diverse audience.


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List of afrobeats artists

Here is a list of afrobeats artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the afrobeats genre. You can find out what afrobeats genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 63 1708745
2 77 4930796
3 72 4414425
4 68 2446386
5 65 2074577
6 60 1437935
7 54 825227
8 61 1771824
9 53 600121
10 79 8064048
11 55 482526
12 57 1484767
13 61 734557
14 56 633674
15 53 873718
16 53 259894
17 58 1248763
18 60 604241
19 61 1673396
20 51 647943
21 55 586042
22 50 700019
23 52 665922
24 52 748427
25 62 400704
26 54 841146
27 49 305094
28 58 665204
29 53 487234
30 55 1283718
31 54 563873
32 50 249144
33 53 1135822
34 52 846576
35 50 260426
36 49 356763
37 77 4054725
38 64 373734
39 72 2887807
40 59 557527
41 62 979647
42 69 739384
43 69 2441159
44 68 700567
45 56 83440
46 66 1063923
47 66 1392598
48 64 704215
49 64 781354
50 62 915851
51 62 244364
52 61 399358
53 61 130397
54 53 143348
55 61 1123402
56 61 845073
57 59 1140145
58 51 201306
59 51 64424
60 50 107130
61 57 180280
62 56 417644
63 56 561542
64 54 107159
65 54 55982
66 54 338393
67 53 31175
68 52 736882
69 52 361590
70 51 231140
71 50 400115
72 50 447394
73 49 129028
74 55 569143
75 72 2382663
76 68 332428
77 72 2484270
78 57 323340
79 67 1417196
80 63 136641
81 52 211033
82 61 505888
83 55 496367
84 67 426700
85 64 677692
86 63 2197799
87 50 378119
88 51 220424
89 62 20760
90 60 512106
91 60 81371
92 50 287992
93 52 304789
94 52 426373
95 49 308837
96 56 58506
97 55 109775
98 54 51447
99 53 178269
100 52 60695

afrobeats playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular afrobeats music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.