Africa Day 2022: Here are some African songs that are currently dominating the world music scene

In the last 365 days, Africa has made tremendous progress in all aspects of life, but especially in music.

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Africa Day, formerly African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day, is an annual commemoration of the Organization of African Unity's founding on May 25, 1963. It is observed in a number of African countries as well as around the world.

We have carefully curated a playlist to highlight African melodies that are currently dominating the world music space in honor of Africa Day 2022. 'Essence' by Wizkid and Tems, for example, played a significant role in helping the world survive the global pandemic. 'Peru,' 'No Wahala,' 'Finesse,' 'Touch It,' and other songs have had a global impact.

Below is an Apple Music exclusive playlist from Pulse Nigeria featuring 44 songs with African melodies that have been widely consumed around the world.

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