Best New Music: Asa explores the motions of self-love on “Ocean”

Best New Music: Asa explores the motions of self-love on “Ocean”

emotion-baring writing

Best New Music: Rema Brings His Debut Album One Step Closer with “Calm Down”

Best New Music: Rema Brings His Debut Album One Step Closer with “Calm Down”

'Rave & Roses' is almost

Best New Music: Reekado Banks Breathes New Life Into “Ozumba Mbadiwe” with a Fireboy DML remix

Best New Music: Reekado Banks Breathes New Life Into “Ozumba Mbadiwe” with a Fireboy DML remix

Extending the popularity of a well-known

Best New Music: Asake taps Olamide for celebratory jam, “Omo Ope”

Best New Music: Asake taps Olamide for celebratory jam, “Omo Ope”

One of the best songs in Nigerian pop music this early

Best New Music: Fave Has Everyone “Obsessed”

Best New Music: Fave Has Everyone “Obsessed”

A standout off he well-received 'Riddim

Best New Music: Asa Makes A Soulful Comeback With “Mayana”

Best New Music: Asa Makes A Soulful Comeback With “Mayana”

Her fifth studio LP is

Best New Music: Victony & Rexxie become musical kin on 2-song pack, ‘Nataraja’

Best New Music: Victony & Rexxie become musical kin on 2-song pack, ‘Nataraja’

An intermingling of individual

Best New Music: Davido & Focalistic’s “Champion Sound” Lives Up To Its Name

Best New Music: Davido & Focalistic’s “Champion Sound” Lives Up To Its Name

'Piano for the

Best New Music: Teezee Shares Creative Synergy With Davido On “BADI”

Best New Music: Teezee Shares Creative Synergy With Davido On “BADI”

new

Best New Music Special: Tochi Bedford’s “Benjis” and SGaWD’s “Rude”

Best New Music Special: Tochi Bedford’s “Benjis” and SGaWD’s “Rude”

double

Best New Music: Bad Boy Timz makes an euphoric return on “Move”

Best New Music: Bad Boy Timz makes an euphoric return on “Move”

a welcome return for the

Best New Music: Zinoleesky’s “Gone Far” is a well-earned victory lap

Best New Music: Zinoleesky’s “Gone Far” is a well-earned victory lap

A triumphant recount of his path from virality to substantial

Best New Music: Masego’s “Mystery Lady” gets the Scorpion Kings treatment

Best New Music: Masego’s “Mystery Lady” gets the Scorpion Kings treatment

a lush, spacey and virtuosic

Best New Music: Amaarae taps Kali Uchis for an update of “Sad Girlz Luv Money”

Best New Music: Amaarae taps Kali Uchis for an update of “Sad Girlz Luv Money”

a legendary

Best New Music: Turunesh’s “Rum & Butter” Captures The Dreaminess of New Romance

Best New Music: Turunesh’s “Rum & Butter” Captures The Dreaminess of New Romance

girls need sex

Best New Music: Dunnie, Gemini Major and Focalistic Are A Forceful Match on “Ewele”

Best New Music: Dunnie, Gemini Major and Focalistic Are A Forceful Match on “Ewele”

The trio reflect on tougher times

Best New Music: Tiwa Savage provides an inspirational nudge with “Work Fada”

Best New Music: Tiwa Savage provides an inspirational nudge with “Work Fada”

Off her excellent new EP, 'Water &

Best New Music: Blxckie’s “Tired” Is An Ode To Perseverance 

Best New Music: Blxckie’s “Tired” Is An Ode To Perseverance 

a relatable track about life's

Best New Music: Ria Sean’s “Money Bag” Is Full Of Bold Proclamations

Best New Music: Ria Sean’s “Money Bag” Is Full Of Bold Proclamations

A empowering new

Best New Music: Ona Dema evokes pain and disgust on break-up song, “Krazy”

Best New Music: Ona Dema evokes pain and disgust on break-up song, “Krazy”

An anti-love anthem