US pop-culture magazine, The Fader has released their annual list of their top 101 songs of the year and it features two of Nigerian musicians: Davido and producer turn singer, Maleek Berry.
The list was released on the 3rd of December, 2017 and it comprises of songs that made 2017 a good year. With over a Billion songs released worldwide in 2017, our very own Nigerian artistes were able to make the coveted songs. Davido’s song ‘IF‘ is arguably one of the biggest song of 2017 in Africa, topping several chats worldwide and it’s no surprise that it got recognised by The Fader as their number 53 best song of 2017.
Maleek Berry is definitely one chap that’s going to shock the world. Already he has proved his worth as a producer, producing several record breaking songs for top artists like Wizkid, Davido, Wande Coal and many others. He has decided to explore the other side of his God given talent which is singing and trust me he is giving other artists a run for their money. His hit track “Been Calling” is making waves across the world and his fan-base keeps rising. There is no way The Fader would have excluded this song from the list because it’s summer love jam that will get you love stuck. ‘Been Calling’ made to the number 61 song on the list.
See the full list HERE.