List of Nigerian musical groups

Filed in Noisemakers by on June 26, 2019
Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba The largest ethnic groups in Nigeria . Traditional music from Nigeria is almost always functional and active, it is performed to mark a ritual such as a wedding or funeral or birthday or special events and to achieve artistic goals.

List of Nigerian musical groups


List of Nigerian musical groups


This is a list of Nigerian musical groups. For individual musicians, see list of Nigerian musicians.


Music of Nigeria
  • Timeline
  • Samples
  • Hip hop
  • Reggae
  • Gospel
Specific forms
Traditional music
  • Hausa
  • Igbo
  • Yoruba
Other music
  • Indigenous
    • Igbo highlife
    • Igbo rap
    • Apala
    • Fuji
    • Jùjú
    • Afrobeat
    • Afro-juju
    • Waka
    • Yo-pop
Media and performance
Music awards
  • Headies
  • NEA
  • CPEA
Music festivals
  • Carniriv
  • Calabar Carnival
  • Felabration
Nationalistic and patriotic songs
National anthem“Arise, O Compatriots”


  • Bracket
  • Bantu


  • Lijadu Sisters


  • P-Square
  • Plantashun Boiz
  • Port Harcourt Male Ensemble


  • Christian Rich
  • The Remedies
  • Rex Jim Lawson and His Mayors Band of Nigeria


  • Skuki
  • Styl-Plus


  • Trybesmen
  • Twin-X
  • Twins Affair


  • Wunmi

Full List of All Ethnic Groups In Nigeria

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