‘8020′ shocked many when it revealed its list of Kenya’s top 10 musicians in 2018.

Many artistes who did not appear on the list have been complaining and lashing out on social media, but that did not stop those that featured from appreciating their achievement in 2018.

Sauti Sol led the way thanks to their hit song ‘Melanin’ while Willy Paul followed with ‘I do’. The likes of Nyashinski and Mercy Masika followed while the president of single mothers, Akothee, closed the list.

Check out the list:

1. Sauti Sol – Melanin

2. Willy Paul – I Do

3. Mercy Masika – Mwema

4. Nyashinski – Malaika

5. Otile Brown – Chaguo la Moyo

6. Eunice Njeri – Nani Kama Wewe

7. Angela Chibalonza – Ebenezer

8. Sanaipei Tande – Amina

9. Florence Andenyi – Kibali

10. Akothee – Sweet Love


The research also classified Kenya’s most promising talents ranging from secular to gospel industries. New kids on the block Ethic, famed for their song ‘Lamba Lolo’ as expected made the list. However, how can the likes of seasoned artists; Ruth Wamuyu, Solomon Mkubwa and Octopizzo still be ranked as ‘promising’ artists?

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Octopizzo/ Photo By Simply Kech

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