As we bring you the best African Songs Of All Times, let’s take you through what at music is .Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound and silence, which exist in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation).
It dynamics (loudness and softness) and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the “color” of a musical sound).
Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping.
Music they say is the food to the soul.Africa songs have been promoted by different indigenous musics and dances. Africa is a great and beautiful continent made up of people of different region with different culture and tradition.
Hence,African songs have different styles and rhythm depending on the region. Most African Songs narrate the activities/culture of a particular region or country, most time it goes as far as narrating our day to day activities which have an impacts on our lives.
African songs has become populous and enjoyable both in Africa and beyond. For fans and lovers of African Songs here are the top fifteen(15) best African Songs of all time, put together by Ghpage.com editorial through constant research ,airplay’s ,awards and recognition ,youtube views , several other factors and of course the kind courtesy of our listening ears.
15. Agolo By Angélique Kidjo (Cotonuo, Benin)
Born Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo but popularly and simply called Angélique Kidjo is a very talented musician and a Beninese Grammy Award winning winner.
One of her hit song ‘Agolo’ which she released in 1994 enjoyed massive airplay in Africa and beyond and won several awards.
14. African Queen by Tu Face (Nigeria)
Tu Face ‘African Queen’ song which he released in 2004 won him awards and recognition in the music world. The song which promoted African women beauty and culture was recognized locally and international.In fact , it was also his breakthrough song.
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