classic afrobeat playlist created by Chosic

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List of classic afrobeat artists

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                 
#namePopularity instrumentalnessdanceabilityenergyacousticnessHappinesstempofollowers
1 33 21 63 71 33 74 111 24832
2 28 2 68 68 48 60 97 693
3 28 3 64 79 19 79 117 17402
4 27 11 68 63 28 73 127 11276
5 26 7 67 82 26 85 118 6631
6 24 0 57 65 62 73 108 5529
7 24 27 51 69 51 75 115 3995
8 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 1644
9 23 15 71 71 35 97 119 786
10 23 6 73 71 22 72 106 2499
11 23 8 71 70 31 84 108 3507
12 20 40 79 68 55 60 107 1356
13 20 11 68 57 25 77 122 1989
14 17 0 70 66 39 83 154 356
15 17 87 61 50 79 56 99 1041
16 17 92 65 71 71 86 173 586
17 17 39 57 76 28 85 105 849
18 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 1360
19 16 23 52 61 70 79 133 2815
20 14 8 56 66 37 72 129 1819
21 13 5 65 73 48 84 126 1860
22 13 6 59 63 8 58 116 3737
23 11 0 68 82 17 82 121 564
24 10 0 61 86 11 87 119 306
25 9 0 59 75 17 77 99 416
26 9 0 55 86 41 58 98 324
27 9 0 80 68 42 74 120 251
28 8 27 45 79 10 74 110 1905
29 8 29 81 77 4 58 128 609
30 8 0 76 81 52 85 100 248
31 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 349
32 7 16 60 77 24 73 130 1307
33 7 13 68 75 45 97 108 960
34 7 2 65 77 50 83 134 497
35 6 66 62 62 11 64 124 772
36 6 0 55 75 24 93 111 324
37 6 5 63 76 54 80 116 1718
38 6 0 68 68 57 82 130 727
39 5 8 61 78 19 61 115 517
40 5 2 66 70 15 68 106 834
41 5 0 64 84 15 82 122 291
42 5 0 60 77 51 79 119 273
43 4 70 53 85 64 85 100 156
44 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
45 4 27 75 59 3 86 132 224
46 3 0 68 61 45 69 103 248
47 3 3 60 71 34 86 103 169
48 3 0 47 76 16 81 118 76
49 3 16 67 68 57 74 120 427
50 3 0 68 43 37 53 102 180
51 3 66 70 65 20 59 110 882
52 3 26 78 84 22 90 108 158
53 3 1 68 83 18 76 110 171
54 3 15 72 71 39 65 108 281
55 3 24 72 54 65 93 104 177
56 3 14 57 61 75 81 126 631
57 2 0 61 83 20 81 114 443
58 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 117
59 2 8 56 72 26 66 106 992
60 2 46 60 63 31 77 117 303
61 2 0 53 70 6 27 104 219
62 2 39 59 57 6 26 80 33
63 2 50 55 62 63 88 125 507
64 1 1 59 79 2 89 93 86
65 1 0 58 72 5 76 113 191
66 1 14 66 77 70 84 95 169
67 1 0 53 49 22 79 140 69
68 1 81 64 92 62 85 94 91
69 1 1 61 81 63 97 88 132
70 1 51 59 72 53 83 131 81
71 1 11 70 68 0 71 112 320
72 1 18 47 79 8 89 113 86
73 1 82 64 51 59 84 75 57
74 1 0 66 80 36 92 91 96
75 1 15 71 70 76 65 135 99
76 1 5 44 70 15 49 198 92
77 1 0 63 86 72 64 105 78
78 1 1 73 54 65 88 107 99
79 1 0 70 80 60 96 123 204
80 1 0 73 72 21 80 150 72
81 1 0 61 89 53 89 99 318
82 0 0 57 95 32 76 131 585
83 0 0 75 78 33 82 87 95
84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48
85 0 56 64 84 47 58 103 105
86 0 28 49 49 70 58 160 191
87 0 0 29 74 36 88 172 47
88 0 50 57 82 64 95 93 98
89 0 52 45 50 23 25 126 188
90 0 6 69 84 83 60 98 60
91 0 0 78 82 54 76 106 62
92 0 2 51 64 1 68 135 160
93 0 24 75 66 10 80 107 80
94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
95 0 8 75 71 9 84 133 183
96 0 0 51 53 90 74 104 48
97 0 0 61 75 2 92 99 84