25 Afrobeat Songs List for a Wedding Playlist

Discover a list of Afrobeat wedding songs to add to your wedding day playlist.

These are not the best songs but rather an eclectic list of songs that you could play for dancing and as background songs.

Afrobeat wedding songs

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of Afrobeats songs. Songs are selected by the meaning of the song and popular hits by today’s couples.

  1. “Water” by Tyla
  2. “Me & U” by Tems
  3. “Essence” by WizKid feat. Tems
  4. “Calm Down” by Rema
  5. “People” by Libianca
  6. “Holy Ghost” by Omah Lay
  7. “THIS YEAR (Blessings) [Remix]” by Victor Thompson, Gunna & Ehis ‘D’ Greatest
  8. “Shu!” by Diamond Platnumz feat. Chley
  9. “Cast” by Shallipopi feat. ODUMODUBLVCK
  10. “City Boys” by Burna Boy

Afrobeat Music for Weddings

Body & Soul – Joeboy

Released in 2023

Lyrics To Inspire You:

As long as you dey right now I go dey fine
You got me high when I’m low low
Shawty, you can take my soul

Loving You – Zinoleesky

Released in 2022

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You be my man
And I will be your woman everyday

For My Hand – Burna Boy feat. Ed Sheeran

Released in 2022

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Whenever I’m broken, you make me feel whole
Whenever I’m lonely, you’re there for my soul
Wherever you are, girl, that’s where I call my home

Therapy – Stonebwoy

Released in 2022

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I love it when you lie to me
That feel like therapy

Running (To You) – Chike & Simi

Released in 2021

Lyrics To Inspire You:

In anythin’ that you do
If you ever need saving
I will be running to you

Peru – Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran

Released in 2021

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She say she like my tunes
She say me I never see a guy like you
Shey you like my tattoo

Blessed – Hil St. Soul feat. Noel Gourdin

Released in 2021

A song about being blessed for finding your one true love and could be played during the ceremony as guests arrive or during the meal.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m feeling so blessed, blessed
Yeah, blessed
To be loved by you

I Do – Lasauce feat. Amanda Black

Released in 2021

Lyrics To Inspire You:

That I only wanna live for you
Yimina nawe, just us two

Love Somebody – Rotimi

Released in 2020

A beautiful love song to play as a background song during dinner or as guests arrive.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Like one, two, three
Trust me you haven’t lived
Until you love somebody

How I Feel – Yemi Alade

Released in 2020

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You make me wanna pop champagne
For my man, pop rozay!
You make me wanna sing ah-eh

Jerusalema – Master KG

Released in 2020

A very popular party dance song that some guests line dance to the song too.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Ndawo yami ayikho lana
Mbuso wami awukho lana
Ngilondoloze
Zuhambe nami

love nwantiti (ah ah ah) – Ckay

Released in 2019

The song “love nwantiti” by Ckay reached 693M Spotify streams and became a global sensation.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Ule, your body dey gbakam isi
Ule, open am make I see
Ule, nyem love nwantiti

Promise – Adekunle Gold and Simi

Released in 2019

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Baby when you cold oh, I can be your fire
My love na forever, I no go fit retire

Amen – Chike

Released in 2019

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You know I’ll make you laugh
I want you to be happy oh
Oh my love
Will you stay in my life

1 Milli – Davido

Released in 2019

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Dem say we no go last
Dem say na we do pass
Dem dey jealous our love ehh
It’s more than I can explain

Fallen In Love – Chidinma

Released in 2018

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve fallen in love with you oh
I have made up my mind for you oh
No matter the weather I dey with you

Complete Me – Simi

Released in 2018

Lyrics To Inspire You:

No one, no one completes me more
No one completes me more than you

Fever – Wizkid

Released in 2018

Lyrics To Inspire You:

This kind love wey I get e no koni oh
Baby I shayo with you ’til the morning oh
Things wey I go do for you girl e no funny

One Love – Flowking Stone feat. Adina

Released in 2018

Only You – Ric Hassani

Released in 2017

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s you my love
It’s only you I needed
Say you’d never leave ’cause you make my life complete

Sugarcane – Tiwa Savage

Released in 2017

Lyrics To Inspire You:

See me see gbege
Bobo wan die for my matter
Bobo wey dey give me goosebump

Love U Baby – Banky W.

Released in 2017

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I, love to, love to, love you baby
I no suppose to dey want you but I want you baby

One & Only – Korede Bello

Released in 2017

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Ko gbo’do so’nu oh, hold me, hold onto me
“L’aye, l’aye-laye, l’aye-l’aye”

Give You Love – Juls feat. L.A.X.

Released in 2016

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I fit to marry you owe
I fit to marry you nana
I fit to give you love

All I Want Is You – Banky W & Chidinma

Released in 2015

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Nani gi
Adanma
Baby all I want is you

No One Like You – P Square

Released in 2013

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So they cannot replace you, coz you are a blessing
No one be like you
You driving me crazy coz you are my baby
No one be like you

Billboard also has an Afrobeats Chart they maintain.

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FAQs

According to Wikipedia, Afrobeat is a music genre that involves the combination of West African musical styles (such as traditional Yoruba music and highlife) and American funk, jazz, and soul influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion.

There you have it! My list of favorite Afrobeat wedding songs for you to consider adding to your wedding day playlist.

The first dance depends on who is getting married!

If you have a song that should be added, please let us know in the comments.

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