1.EX’ by Nikita Kering
Songbird Nikita Kering gave us vocals upon vocals with the song off her album dubbed ‘A side of me’
The year has also been good to the 19-year-old as in November, Nikita bagged two awards in the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA)
Kering won the Best Artiste Rnb and Soul category as well as the Best Female Artiste Africa category.
2.‘Ndovu in Kuu’ by Krispah x Khaligraph Jones, Boutross
The song by upcoming singer Krispah makes it to the list thanks to all the drama around the hit track.
From the alleged ‘profiling’ bars to copyright breach, ‘Ndovu ni Kuu’ made it to the list of the top songs in 2021 with over 8.4 million views so far.
3.‘Siskii’ by Mejja
Genge legend Mejja has blessed his fans with hits back to back but unfortunately most of his songs have been flagged on copyright allegations with Youtube deleting them.
That notwithstanding, ‘Siskii’ song released in February was one of the well received songs with fans vibing to the easy-breezy lyrics.
4.‘Pete Yangu’– Bahati ft Nadia Mukami
The song with over 5.2million views is Bahati’s hit song off his album ‘Love like this’ released in June 2021.
5.‘Pombe/Above The Head’– Iyanii
The song gained momentum after President Uhuru Kenyatta lifted the curfew on October 20, during the Mashujaa Day celebrations in Kirinyaga county.
Kenyans celebrated the freedom to party and be ‘outside’ in wee hours with this song right here.
6.‘Back it up’– Nameless and Wahu
Tiktok’s best challenge this year goes to this compilation by love birds Nameless and Wahu.
7.‘Only One'(Dawa ya Baridi) – Mr Seed ft Masauti
The hit song by Gospel singer Mr. Seed was one of the biggest hits after its release in mid-September off his album dubbed ‘Black Child’
It took off with Tiktok challenges and managed to amass over 4.7 million views on Youtube
8.‘Sipangwingwi’– Exray Taniua ft Trio Mio & Ssaru
The younglings gave us the ‘ultimate come back’ for the bad vibes and negative energy in our lives moving forward.
From politicians to influencers, the line is spreading like wildfire and its only prudent to mention.
9.‘Such Kinda Love’– Otile Brown X Jovial
We all loved when Otile Brown reunited with his former signee Jovial for their hit song ‘Such kinda love’
It was so good that the song still hit over 13.5 million views on YouTube.
10.‘Hapo Tu’– Nyashinski ft Chris Kaiga
For the last song on the list, the beautiful compilation of Nyashinski and Chris Kaiga released in the last days of 2020 basically hit the airwaves in 2021.