Presenting to you this week, here comes the top 10 dancehall songs of the year 2021. The list comes with a compilation of different Jamaican dancehall musicians which got some ladies rated on the top level.
The ranking is based on popularity, individual recognition, genre of music and number of online streams.
Without wasting much time, let’s dive into the main topics for the day.
What is the number one song in Jamaica 2021?
The number song in Jamaica now is “Go Down deh”, a song by Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy. It is highly recognized by most TV and Radio stations, club houses and at entertainment events.
In June 2021, go down deh became the most played Jamaican song across various TV/radio stations and online streaming platforms.
Which song is trending now in Jamaica?
African Summer, a song by Vybz Kartel is the topmost song trending now in Jamaica and in dancehall.
Who is the best dancehall artist in 2021?
The best dancehall artist in the world is Vybz Kartel. In Africa it is Shatta Wale, also Stonebwoy is one of the best Dancehall moguls in Africa and the world. They are all good in their own way.
Top 10 Dancehall songs 2021
- Spice, Sean Paul & Shaggy – Go Down Deh
- Vybz Kartel – African summer
- Shenseea – Upset
- Alkaline – Hostage
- Masicka – Different type
- Beyonce ft. Shatta Wale & Major Lazer – Already (Lion king album)
- Mavado – Not Perfect
- Jada Kingdom – Green dreams
- Jah Vinci – Virgin
- DJ Khaled ft. Buju Banton, Capleton, Bounty Killer, Barrington Levy – Where you come from
1. Spice, Sean Paul & Shaggy – Go down deh
Spice tops the list with her latest song dubbed “Go down deh” which features highly recognized Jamaican dancehall music moguls. She featured Sean Paul who made history with his song dubbed “Life” and Shaggy who got world recognition for his song tagged “Church heathen” released in the 2000’s.
Spice who tags herself as the queen of dancehall says it is a great moment for her, for collaborating with these big stars together. “Its of great moment for me and my fans because this is my dream”. She stated.
2. Vybz Kartel – African Summer
The incarcerated king of dancehall Vybz Kartel, tops the list for male artistes in this category. He calls himself “Worl boss” and truly he is. Vybz is the one behind the most vibrant Jamaican music group “Gaza”.
The heartbreaking part is that, Vybz Kartel is currently serving a life imprisonment in Jamaica for a murder case since 2012. But his dream to be on top of dancehall music is still undefeatable. He is the undisputed champion, the lord of dancehall. Vybz Kartel is the gateway to dancehall music.
3. Shenseea – Upset
Shenseea has emerge as the hottest queen of dancehall. Her way of singing and rapping got to do with top raking styles. She is the most versatile Jamaican female artist with big time international collaborations.
Shenseea got the hardest punches in every collaboration she finds herself in. She had a song with Ghanaian dancehall mogul, Shatta Wale.
4. Alkaline – Hostage
Alkaline from the onset has huge social media following and a lot of fans across the african continent for neaarly 8 years now. His collaboration with the self acclaimed king of African dancehall Shatta Wale, has gathered a lot of fans in Ghana.
Alkaline is popular among the Ghanaian youth along side other Jamaican artistes. After he released the song, the audio alone has gathered over 4 million views on YouTube even without an official video.
5. Masicka – Different type
Maicka hits hard in the list for his most wanting jam dubbed “Different type” which was released months ago. The official video gets approximately a million views on youtube every month.
Masicka made headlines with his most debut hit song “They don’t know” which made him known in most part of the world.
6. Beyoncé ft. Shatta Wale & Major Lazer – Already (Lion King Album)
The Self acclaimed king of African dancehall seems to prove his point of being the best among the rest. He luckily got a feature from world class female sensational singer, Beyonce.
Beyonce project titled “Lion King” was something related to the African community, so he featured some African artiste which Shatta Wale also made it to the top list. They name the song as King already.
This song got all the attention it needed after it was reported in the media that, Shatta Wale got featured by Beyonce. In fact it was a surprise to everyone and even Shatta Wale himself.
Speaking about the Ghanaian entertainment industry, this collaboration is assumed to be the biggest thing ever that happened in the Ghanaian entertainment industry. It is a fact, Shatta Wale and Beyonce song is the biggest collaboration of all time.
7. Mavado - Not Perfect
Mavado came through with this emotional song few weeks later, his son Dantay Brooks got arrested and is currently awaiting Judgment for a murder case. As a result he got a lot of attention from most Jamaican populace and from other part of the world.
The Gully Gad stated that, he is human and things do happen, its not that he planned it, he pleaded. His son Dantay is found guilty for the said murder case.
8. Jada Kingdom - Green Dreams
Ever since Jada Kingdom was featured by Vybz Kartel, she became a hot sensation in the music business. Jada has a soothing and amazing voice among other female singers.
Her "Green dreams" video has obtained millions of views on YouTube and other music streaming platforms.
9. Jah Vinci - Virgin
Former strong member of "Gaza", a popular and powerful music group established by the Incarcerated king of dancehall, Vybz Kartel in the 2000's. Jah Vinci labelled this tune as Virgin, it got a lot of attention at the Caribbean and some hot dancehall spots around Africa.
Jah Vinci released this song as part of his "The World Singer EP", He shared visuals for the most wanted "virgin" song which got millions of views on the internet.
10. DJ Khaled ft. Buju Banton, Capleton, Bounty Killer, Barrington Levy - Where you come from
This time DJ Khaled got himself fixed in the dancehall genre by assembling other top rated artistes from Jamaica. He reached out to reggae legends, Capleton, Barrington Levy, Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel former boss Bounty Killer.
The song is gathering series of views on YouTube and other online streaming platforms lately. Buju Banton came from prison few years ago. He was arrested and jailed for drugs trafficking outside Jamaica.