10 Nigerian Christmas Songs For The Yuletide Season

10 Nigerian Christmas Songs For The Yuletide Season

In the spirit of the season, we bring you Nigerian Christmas songs to spice up your Christmas including Timi Dakolo's "Merry Christmas Darling"

Timi Dakolo features Emeli Sandé in Merry Christmas Darling. If you follow Timi’s music, then you know that Christmas just got better. His latest Christmas release features Emeli Sandé, who won two awards at the 2013 Brit Awards ceremony. In 2017, she won the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist. In the spirit of the season, we bring you Nigerian Christmas songs to spice up your Christmas.

10 Nigerian Christmas songs

Below are songs that capture the mood of Christmas.

  • Merry Christmas Darling by Timi Dakolo feat Emeli Sandé

Timi and Sandé come together in this song, to deliver a soothing Christmas feel to their listeners. The tempo is slow and nostalgic. And the lyrics can easily transport you to your loved ones across space and time. This song will bring you a sense of love and romance this Christmas.

  • Christmas is Here by Teni
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teni christmas is here

Teni excites her listeners with this groovy Christmas tune. She sends her wishes, urging the listener to celebrate and dance. “I hope Christmas is good to you,” she sings. “Let’s come together and celebrate.”

  • Very Merry by Sojay

Sojay puts his listeners straight into a Christmas mood with this one. The tune is catchy and the lyrics speak of a home going. There are very few Nigerians for whom Christmas isn’t about home going. Very Merry Christmas to you from Sojay!

  • Something Tangible by Chigul

This song doesn’t just put you in the Christmas spirit, it makes make you want to find your dancing shoes. Chigul is known for her humour. Amazingly, she brings that humour to this song. The groovy tune goes well with the funny lyrics.

  • Silent Night by Tolu feat Tiwa Savage

Tolu and Tiwa combine to bring you the joy and cheer of Christmas season. Their wavy vocals will leave goosebumps all over your skin. With lyrics that speak of heavenly peace, you will enjoy a quiet Christmas with this one.

  • Another Christmas is Here by Jaywon

This crispy highlife song is cheerfully filled with gratitude. Jaywon echoes hallelujah at the end of each line, making the tune cheerful. This song will fill you with gratitude for seeing yet another Christmas.

  • Jingle Bell Bell by Tunde Ednut

Nothing speaks of the joy and celebration of Christmas like jingle bells. Are you planning for a hyper Christmas with a lot of dancing? This is for you. The song features artists like M.I., Falz, and Orezi. The chorus of jingle bell will have you moving to the tune in no time.

  • Silent Night by Waje
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waje silent night

Waje mixes classic highlife with a chorus that has a churchy feel. Impressively, the hymn-like chorus goes smoothly with the lyrics and tune. Makes you want to gyrate and be in the spirit at the same time. “Silent night,” Waje sings. “All is bright!”

  • Agogo by Mocheddah

Christmas celebrates many things. You’ve seen the end of another year, about to see the beginning of a new one. There are many things to be thankful for. So many reasons to be cheerful. Essentially, Mo’Cheddah captures exactly that in this song. Are you full of gratitude for this season? This song gives voice to your gratitude.

  • Christmas Medley by Diwari

diwari christmas medley

Diwari delights with this beautiful Christmas anthem. She brings the spirit of this festive period alive, with a hymn-like feeling to it.

All of the above songs hold an aspect of Christmas we’ve all come to love and appreciate. So feel free to brighten your Christmas with any of them.

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Written by

Lydia Ume