Tiwatope Savage Balogun, popularly known as Tiwa Savage is a popular Nigerian singer, actress, song writer and a performer. This year seems to be the year of the ‘queen’ especially after hinting on releasing her extended studio album dubbed ‘surgane’ Her recent album ‘R.E.D’ was the most successful album of her career. Tiwa Savage songs have managed to appeal not only to the African market but globally. Many have taunted her ‘Rihanna’ of Africa due to her unique and sophisticated style of music which is a blend of Afro, RnB and bubblegum music.
Her accomplishments speak for themselves after bagging an MTV Africa Award, 2 The Headies Awards, a Chanel O Music Video Award and 2 City People Entertainment Award. The star all entered a management and publishing deal meaning Tiwa Savage songs will be marketed internationally by Roc Nation owned by Jay Z.
Tiwa Savage Most Popular Songs
We have compiled a comprehensive list of Tiwa Savage all songs that are most popular in 2018. We have also thrown in Tiwa Savage new song which features an international act that was released less than a week. The list also includes fan favorites and it is based on the success of the song and its acceptance in Africa and the rest of the world.
1. Tiwa Savage - Get it now
We start off our countdown with one of Tiwa Savage’s latest release off her coming album ‘sugarcane’ which is about to be dropped anytime in the course of the year. She promises that the album will go down in the history books as it features some of her most touching and personal works. Going back to the song, it was well received garnering 1 million views on YouTube. The song talks about being a go-getter in life and we should strive to meet the desires of our heart. The visuals are simple and reminiscent of the love back in the old days.
2. Tiwa Savage ft. Omarion - Get it now
Months after the success of her latest single ‘Get it now’ she serves up her fans with another remix to the song this song with an international act. Tiwa Savage latest song features RnB sensation Omarion. The visuals to the song were released three days ago and has mastered up to 1 million views in just short times span shot in a cafeteria and a mall. Omarion came through and did not disappoint on the hook. The stars blended well especially with Tiwa Savage strong vocals and Omarion’s killer verse and unique dancing styles, this will definitely be a street anthem.
3. Tiwa Savage - All Over
The song kick started the New Year in style and got people in a groovy mood. It was clear that Mavin records perfectly waited to release the song at the opportune moment for the promotional circle of summer hits across the world. The song is all about love which is quite common in her sophomore album ‘R.E.D’. It is a joyous song that showers love to all listeners. Tiwa Savage goose bumps part is the killer hook as it goes “Na because of you I get goose bumps, this feeling got me falling…”
The Baby Fresh produced hit song is deep and has muscular beat patterns that are surely guaranteed to keep you on your feet. The visuals have over 16 million views on YouTube set up in the warm and sandy beaches. The song shot up straight to the number one spot in the Nigerian Billboard where it spent some weeks. The song received a lot of airplay also from the rest of the continent. It is the perfect song to kick off a weekend or a chilled out day.
4. Tiwa Savage ft. Wizkid - Ma Lo
The dynamic duo always have an unmatched and flawless chemistry whenever they eam up especially for this monster hit that took over the world by storm. Wizkid has crossed that international act line and teaming up with Mavin’s first lady was the perfect combo to take the song far and wide. The song was released as the year was coming to an end but its success was carried to the New Year. This was not the first tam the duo has worked together since Wizkid was a major feature in her sophomore album ‘R.E.D’.
The video happens to be her most successful record this year so far especially judging by the 19 million views it has garnered on YouTube. Tiwa Savage malo was produced by super producer Spellz. Mavin has really given a chance for the first lady to test with other producers and this strategy seems to really work out for her. The hook will get you the first time as it goes “roboskehskeh roboskehskeh if nor be you then tell me who…” The song became an instant club banger and up to date it remains one of the fan favorites.
5. Tiwa Savage ft. Wizkid - Bad
It is arguably one of the hottest collaboration in her ‘R.E.D’ album. It was released prior to the major announcement that Roc Nation will take over the management and publishing deal of her music. The song has over 15 million views on YouTube. The visuals were directed by talented video producer Sesan and feature a cameo by Banky W and Mr 2Kay. It has a melodious chorus “I am badder than bad you know”. Wizkid did not disappoint on the verses either as the two of the biggest acts in Africa blended well with each other as the song features perfect harmony.
6. Tiwa Savage - Eminado
This featured in her first studio album “Once upon a time” produced under the label Mavin Records and was the seventh release from the album. It features one of the most influential producers slash singer Don Jazzy. It is the most successful song so far in her career with over 23 million views on YouTube. Many consider it her breakthrough song in the continent even though her first single ‘Kele Kele’ love got people asking who she was. The hook is infectious with killer beats repeating the phrase ‘eminado’ which means good luck.
It immediately peaker to number 2 on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart from March 7 and stayed on the list till the next year. It made its way into the 10th position in the Vanguard’s list of ten hits that made the year 2013. The visuals were shot by Clarence Peters which was well coordinated in terms of fashion styling and color theme. The song received massive airplay all across the continent and was performed during the farewell concert for legend Nelson Mandela in 2014.
7. Tiwa Savage - Without My Heart
It was the third release from her 2010 ‘Once Upon a Time’ album. The song features all time producer and singer Don Jazzy. It has an upbeat tempo feel to it with a dancehall vibe that it guaranteed to knock you off your feet. It is a feel good song with a memorable chorus that goes like “just don’t leave without my heart no way ah ah, nu way ah…” Despite being released five years ago the song still receives airplay and has managed over 3 million views on YouTube. The song made the album a classic given that she was still a rookie to the music industry.
8. Tiwa Savage - My Darling
The song was released after a collaborative effort by top producers Don Jazzy and Baby Fresh. It was amidst the controversial stunt that had made headlines with her former manager Teebillz. But she remained silent on the matter while openly reaffirming her lover for her husband. It is a danceable tune that received massive airplay both in Nigeria and the rest of the continent. The song has over 12 million views on YouTube. The video was of a simple wedding and has the whole vibe of love to it. The song is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal.
9. Tiwa Savage Ft Sauti Sol - Girl Next Door
The African music scene is brightening right now with collaborations from different countries. This time the queen of RnB teamed up with Africa’s hottest group and Kenya’s own Sauti Sol for this infectious tune. Girl next door talks about the young love between neighbors. The song was produced by prodigy Maleek Berry. The hook is catchy that goes “on the down low I have been loving eminado tangu enzi ya nyao”. The visuals to the song are perfectly executed with the urban setting resembling the ghetto. Tiwa Savage’s part is what makes the song lovelier.
10. Tiwa Savage - Sugarcane
The track comes as an extended play from her debut album ‘Sugarcane’. It is a fast paced track that pays tribute to a man to whom she is enamored. The chorus is catchy as she delivers “I’m down for whatever, so baby give me some sugar, sugarcane…” The song has close to over 2 million views on YouTube. It is one of the tracks in the 6 tracked EP that the star is set to release this year. The song is a necessary requirement for those in a hot and steamy relationship. It is available on Apple Music, iTunes, Tidal and Amazon.
11. Tiwa Savage ft. Olamide - Standing Ovation
The ‘R.E.D’ album was really well put together especially in terms of the features. This release features YBNL’s Olamide. The song however was not well received outside Nigeria testified by its low YouTube views which is less than 700,000. This unlikely of her current status but all in all it is good to see some of the big names in the industry coming together. It is also a good show when Mavin records collaborated with the YBNL nation.
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12. Tiwa Savage - Rewind
The visuals of her ‘R.E.D’ album which are acronyms for Romance, Expression and Dance were shot by prolific director Clarence Peters. It was the fourth track off her album and was produced by Mavin’s own super producer Baby Fresh. The beats are infectious with high life talking drums and bass guitar melodies that complement the rhythm. The scenes perfectly reflected on the lyrics with an inspirational hook reminiscent of the militant drums and soaring atmospherics. It features Emmanuel Ikubese as her love interest. It is a good song that brings out that love vibe and sets the mood for the day.
13. Tiwa Savage - Informate
For this awesome collaboration Tiwa Savage teamed up with prolific disc jockey, DJ Kaywise who is widely known for his street hop anthems. In the song, he comes up with a melodious vibe tune which is perfectly executed by Savage. It is a solid afro-dance tune backed up by a an awesome party video that is surely to get people on their feet. The song is available on all streaming services such as iTunes, Spotify and Tidal. Ever since its release it has managed to have close a million views on YouTube.
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14. Tiwa Savage ft. Sarkodie - No Ordinary Love
After the success of her first album ‘Once Upon a Time’ she followed up by serving fans another catchy tune with arguably one of Africa’s hottest hip hop head and B.E.T awarding winning guru Sarkodie. The song is how love between two people can peak just mere relationship but more like a bond. The song has over half a million views on YouTube. Sarkodie did not hold anything back especially in the third verse.