Mothers are considered deities in many cultures and this reverence has extended to music where they are a prominent subject matter. As we mark Mother’s Day, here are 10 songs that celebrate their invaluable contributions to society.
This is one of the biggest songs in the world which has sold more copies than The Beatles ‘Let Me Hold Your Hand’. This classic record celebrates Mothers and their selfless role in the lives of their children.
When Asa broke onto the scene in 2006 with her eponymously named album, one of the songs that resonated with listeners is ‘So Beautiful’ a record in which he extolled the dutifulness and celestial beauty of mothers.
This song remains a regular in Nigerian parties as it soundtracks the celebration of mothers and the joy they bring to the lives of all those around them.
In this record Nigerian award-winning songstress Simi highlights the many amazing sides of a woman while reaching an emphatic conclusion that “Nobody is like a woman.”
Even megastars take the time to recall the role their mothers play in their success. In this record, Wizkid celebrates his mom and her invaluable contributions to his life.
Nigerian Women have achieved notable feats across different walks of life and this record by Davido is dedicated to celebrating their accomplishments.