By BENJAMIN NJOKU
Sensational singer, Chidinma has been announced as the first female artist to ever top the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 charts. The stunning video for “E Mi Ni Baller” which was shot by ace cinematographer, Clarence Peters and featured label mates, Tha Suspect and Illbliss, has overshadowed P-Square’s “Personally” to hit the top.
Big Friday Show host, Basketmouth is this week’s special guest. He joins VJ Ehis as they run through the hits and misses in this week’s chart.
The Okoye twins drop one place to number two while the Koko Master himself, D’Banj, continues to nip at their heels from the number three position with “Don’t Tell Me Nonsense”.
Last week’s studio guest, Burna Boy, stays solid at number four with “Run My Race”.
This week’s highest climber is Timaya who moves up two places to number six with “Ekoloma Demba” while DJ Xclusive continues to make upward progress, rising one place to number five with “No Time”.
Wande Coal’s former number one “The Kick” hung on tight but still fell from number three this week to number seven. BET Award winner Ice Prince drops down to number nine and 2face is valiantly holding onto the number ten slot with “Rainbow” for the second week running.
This week’s charts has been put together by an elite panel of judges comprising Nigerian broadcasters, music specialists and taste makers, working with MTV Base to pick the winners and losers in the week’s chart. On the panel are Onos Ovueraye (Bella Naija.com), DJ Humility (Rhythm FM), DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Xclusive (Cool FM), Big Time (Rhythm FM), DJ Caise (The Beat FM), Toolz (The Beat FM) and Osagie Alonge (Nigerian Entertainment Today).