Over the past few years, Afrobeat music has been receiving good viewership in Uganda, with local artists jumping on the trending genre.


In this article, we review some of the top trending Ugandan Afro Beat artists of 2021:


1.John Blaq

John Blaq joins the list of artists who have had a good run under this genre. With his top songs being; ‘Sitidde’ ft. Chris Evans and ‘Tokutula’ ft. David Lutalo among others.

2.Eddy Kenzo

The Big Talent boss has mastered this genre and has a number of hits this year that have attracted the attention of music lovers. Songs like Weekend are topping charts despite dropping a few months back.


The TNS singer is one of the most consistent female artists in the country. A number of her songs like Boyfire, Yolo, Nkutuse, and ‘Bwejoya’ ft. Namala has become fans’ favorite.

4.Ykee Benda

The release of his album ‘Kirabo’ made him one of the most succesfulUgandan artists in 2021. With songs like Obangaina and Banange among others, Ykee Benda is ranked as one of the most talented singers in the country.


Azawi majors in this genre. Her new album ‘African Music’ is currently trending on all digital platforms. Ugandans believe she will soon bring home a Grammy award.


Other artists include; Spice Diana, Winnie Nwagi, Pallaso, Lydia Jazmine, Jose Chameleone, Nina Roz, B2C Entertainment, Vinka, Daddy Andre, Chozen Blood, Pia Pounds, and Kapa Cat among others.