African Countries And Artists To Feature On Billboard Hot 100 Chart

As Afrobeat takes it seat globally, There has been several controversies on which country or Artist represent more especially on the global chart and streaming platforms.

However, Every Afrobeat Artist is doing his best to make to the African sound better around the world with performances and other avenues.

Yet, South Africa, Nigeria , and Cameroon are the only African countries with artists whose songs have charted on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts.

In the 21st century, Nigeria is the only African country to maintain this record, with artists such as Rema, Burnaboy, and Wizkid.

Below is the official list Of Highest charting African songs on Billboard’s hot 100

  1. Huge Masakela πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ β€” Grazin’ in the grass β€” No. 1 in 1968
  2. Rema πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ β€” Calm down remix β€” No. 8 in 2023
  3. WizKid & Tems πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ β€” Essence β€” No. 9 in 2021
  4. Miriam Makeba πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ β€” Pata Pata β€”
    β€” No. 12 in 1967
  5. Four Jacks and Jill πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ β€” Master Jack β€” No. 18 in 1968
  6. Seether β€” Broken πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ β€” No. 20 in 2004
  7. CKay πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ β€” Love Nwantiti β€” No. 26 in 2022
  8. Manu Bibango πŸ‡¨πŸ‡² β€” Soul Makossa β€” No. 35 in 1983
  9. Burnaboy πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ β€” Last Last β€” No. 44 in 2022