Top Albums To Look Out For In 2022 

Top Albums To Look Out For In 2022

Many albums did not release in 2021, which is a fact. However, the list of albums scheduled for release in 2022, as well as the caliber of artists set to release them, appear to be extremely outstanding. We look at the Top Albums To Look Out For In 2022.

Adekunle Gold:

 AG Baby, has hinted that his fourth studio album, “Catch Me If You Can,” will be released in February 2022. 

With the release of his 2019 single “Kelegbe Megbe,” the singer successfully transitioned from folklore/ballad music to mainstream Afropop. His third album, “Afropop,” was a commercial smash, and his collaboration with Davido, “High,” is one of his most popular hits, topping charts in Nigeria and other African countries. 


With his immensely popular “Made in Lagos” album, Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid has had unparalleled success in 2020 and 2021. Ginger feat. Burna Boy, No stress, Mood feat. Buju, Anoti, and the revolutionary “Essence” feat. Tems are just a few of the album’s hit singles. 

Many music fans and reviewers consider Made in Lagos to be a classic, with the song Essence reaching #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and receiving a Grammy nomination. 

Wizkid has indicated that his second album, “More Love Less Ego,” will be released in November 2021, with Wande Coal, Bella Shmurda, Buju, and other international artists among the probable collaborators. Before March of 2022, the project is expected to be completed. 

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“Mi o kin Fagbobut I’m on molly, and My Third Album is Loading.” Fireboy’s monster hit single “Peru,” published in 2021, has these phrases. Fireboy’s first album, “Laughters, Tears, and GooseBumps,” and his second album, “Apollo,” have both been designated as masterpieces by music fans and reviewers. Fireboy’s brilliance has never been in doubt, and his upcoming project is expected to be his finest yet, with a lineup that includes Wizkid, Wande Coal, Olamide, and Ed Sheeran. 

The YBNL and Empire-produced album is set to be released in 2022. 

Burna Boy: 

African Giant has set a release date for his second album, tentatively titled “Outsider,” for 2022. Wizkid, Wande Coal, and other well-known worldwide talents are expected to appear on the album, which will be a follow-up to the Grammy Award-winning “Twice as Tall” record. 

The album will be issued as part of a collaboration between Spaceship and Atlantic Records. 

Wande Coal: 

The renowned Nigerian singer Wande Coal is slated to release his third studio album in his 15-year career span throughout the course of the 2022 music calendar, following a deal with Empire, a blockbuster smash single “Again,” and a rumored collaboration with American singer T-pain. 


Divine Ikubor aka Rema is a major star of Mavins Records, a leading Nigerian record label. Despite not having a debut album, the gifted musician has managed to stay on top of his game. Rema, who broke into the mainstream of Nigerian music in 2018 with his Iron Man EP, which produced singles like “Corny” and “Dumebi,” has suggested that his 2022 album will be game-changing. Willow Smith, 6lack, Don Jazzy, DPrince, Ruger, and others are set to appear on the album, which is tentatively named “Rave & Roses.” 

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Fave gained a cult following after her Twitter fame and the release of hit singles like Dead Ass Love, Nobody But You, and Beautifully. She also landed two features on veteran rapper Olamide’s 2020 album “UY SCUTI,” “Want” and “Ponpon.” She has signed a deal with Mr Eazi’s label, Empawa, and her latest tune, “Baby Riddim,” is receiving a lot of attention and airplay. In 2022, she plans to release her debut album. 

Naira Marley: 

Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, a street music crooner and Marlian leader, has stated that his debut album will be released in 2021. The record could not be released at the time owing to management concerns. The “Soapy” singer has told fans that the album will be released in 2022, and he has already released the project’s first track, “First Time in America.” Mohbad, Lyta, FabianBlu, Zinoleesky, and CBlack, all label mates, will appear on the project. 


Mad Over You  crooner, has been absent from the Nigerian music scene for quite some time. “What Happens In Lagos,” the artist’s most recent significant single, was released in late 2020. In the year 2022, he will release his sophomore album, “SIGNS.” 


“Boo of the Booless” was Chike’s successful debut album. Chike won millions of Nigerian music fans’ hearts. His tune “Running To You,” which he co-wrote with Simi, is one of the year’s most popular tracks. “Brother’s Keeper,” Chike’s sophomore album, will be released in January 2022.

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