Music has been defined by some as “the universal language of the soul”. It goes without saying that the “language of music” is spoken by Nigerians too.
There are Nigerian websites out there that has provided an avenue for music lovers to explore collections of songs from Nigeria and/or around the world for free.
The illegality of this though on an international sphere is largely ignored in Nigeria in that it has become a norm. The economic situation of the country, lack of proper enlightenment and outdated copyright laws might have been a huge factor to this.
It however goes without saying that these music blogs also help in promoting and widening an artiste’s audience and fanbase in that although he might have lost out from the profit of a purchase or stream but stands to gain an wider and loyal fanbase for shows and concerts, brand endorsements and so on. Music blogs are also usually helpful for up-and-coming artistes that want their music to reach a large audience.
Regardless of these perceived benefits, it will however be of a moral standpoint from the writer’s point of view to show your support to these artistes whenever you can, by streaming their songs, purchasing their songs if you can afford to and other things to encourage these artistes financially.
This list promises to offer some of the popular music download websites in Nigeria.
Since our list does not represent any current statistical information, it shall not be taking the traditional countdown format but a serially numbered list of 10 popular music download websites in Nigeria with short information on them with most of the information heavily sourced from naijadazz.com.
Here’s our recommended top 10 music download websites in Nigeria:
Naijaloaded.com.ng was launched in 2009 by Azzez Makinde. With over 120 million monthly page views, it is currently the most visited Nigerian music download website.
Naijaloaded appears to be the best online community offering latest information on music, video, Nigerian entertainment gist, education, and information & technology to Nigerians home and abroad.
Due to the rapid growth and great impact of the platform on the entertainment industry, Naijaloaded has bagged many awards including, “The Best Online Nigerian Portal 2010”, “Most Visited Nigerian News Blogs 2011”, and “The Best Music and Video Download Website 2013”.
Tooxclusive is a popular Nigerian music website. It was set up in 2010 by Olutayo Tyler Duncan Suotubo and positions itself as the number one source for all Pan African Music, album reviews, celebrity newscasts, and breaking news.
Tooxclusive avails many people the opportunity to download hottest Naija music and videos. This website adopts strategic online marketing campaigns to effectively achieve exposure, build brand awareness and create a common movement of their products to final consumers. Two of such strategy that sets Tooxclusive apart from other music websites is the yearly TooXclusive Online Music Awards they organize, as well their Top 10 chart in different categories which includes “Producers”, “Next Rated Acts”, “Hottest Artistes”, and “Banging Collaborations”.
They also help to promote the songs of upcoming musicians who wish to feature their songs and expertise online. Tooxclusive has won awards such as “Music Blog of the Year” in 2013, and “Best Online Music Platform” in 2016.
This music website started its operation in 1st January, 2014. It has grown over the years to become one of the top Nigerian website for news, music, videos, and comedy.
Soloplay is another music download website founded by Solomon Alozie that provides music lovers with “the latest music Mp3 and update on news, sport, video, entertainment, education, lyrics, gist and more”
They give you a chance to download melodies helpfully and effectively. On portable, you can download in only two ticks while on the web. Soloplay also publish the latest Nigerian music DJ mix, top ten Naija music this week, and 10 latest Naija songs of the year, mp3 download.
TrendBeatz.com is a Nigerian website that offers the latest mp3 music, DJ mixes, videos of Nigeria.
It is a quite popular music download website in Nigeria.
Notjustok.com is another leading Nigerian website for music download. It was launched in 2006 by Ademola Ogundele and has more than 1.2 million viewers monthly from about 183 countries across the globe.
The platform distributes wonderful fresh Nigerian hip-hop music and videos to Nigerians at home and abroad.
The site is one of the top music download websites in Nigeria. It was founded in 2011 by Peter Godswill.
This platform delivers latest music,videos, entertainment news, and music related activities. Naijavibes has over 1.5 million page views monthly.
Founded in 2012, 36NG is a website that delivers music, fashion, politics, and entertainment news.
The name “36NG” represents the 36 states of Nigeria while NG represents Nigeria.
Mp3Naija.com is another wonderful online community and music download website in Nigeria for those looking for hot singles, music, videos, DJ mixes, and lyrics among others.
It is visited by thousands of people here in Nigeria and in the diaspora.
This is one of the leading music download websites in Nigeria.
They deliver music, videos and DJ mixtapes to Nigerians both at home and abroad.
Some Fast and Rising Music Blogs In Nigeria
Michbase.com is one of the fast and rising music blogs in Nigeria that offers access to music lovers to the library of MP3 music. MichBase gives the latest updates on celebrity gists & net worth, technology tips & hames, Music Mp3 & Mp4, Zeeworld updates, health tips e.t.c
Froshnaija.com is one of the fast and rising music download websites in Nigeria. It gives access to a large library of MP3 music to music lovers, videos e.t.c
042nobs.com is another fast and rising music download website in Nigeria that claims to be the “#1 source for the Hottest Naija, Ghana, South Africa, Gospel, Hip-hop songs, Mixtapes….”
Topcityvibe.com is a fast and rising music download website in Nigeria that houses a collection of Naija hip-hop songs, Gospel songs, mixtapes, vidéos and news e.t.c
Topnaija.ng is one of the featured fast and rising music download websites in Nigeria in our list. It provides the “latest breaking news, entertainment, interviews, success stories, free mp3 downloads, music, videos and lyrics for young Nigerians..”.
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