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Monday, November 11, 2013

THE TOP 3 FEMALES IN NIGERIA'S MUSIC INDUSTRY RIGHT NOW

Tiwa Savage

Chidinma Ekile

Omawumi Mgbele
It seems that in the recent years the music world is happy to offer new and new ladies competing for the title ‘Best Artist’. And while some of them can’t survive in the severe competition and leave the music horizon, others have the talent and the charisma to remain and continue entertaining their fans. Their names attract fans and critics alike.
Whenever they drop music, the fans go crazy with appreciation. Bebeakinboade.com presents to you the top 3 females in Nigeria's music right now. The women listed below have written some of the best hit songs ever and their voices have blown us away.

TIWA SAVAGE
Tiwatope Savage known under the stage name Tiwa Savage is one great singer making waves on the scene right now. The sheer power of her vocals is second to none.
Tiwa Savage first came to the consciousness of most Nigerians in 2010 when she released her infectious smash hit Kele Kele Love late 2010.And  upon releasing her debut single “kele Kele” Tiwa set up her own label imprint, 323 Entertainment with her manger Tunji “TJ Billz” Balogun, as she embarked on a solo career. Her other hit singles include Love, Love Me (3x), Without My Heart and Ife wa gbona.
Three years since her debut on the local music scene she has been nominated for several awards such as HipHop World Awards (Best Female Vocalist, Best R & B single) & 2012 Channel O Music Awards (Female Video of the year, Most Gifted R&B music video of the Year).
In early 2012, 323 Entertainment teamed up with Super producer Don Jazzy’s label Mavin Records and was featured on the label’s debut compilation album. Tiwa is now pronounced the 1st Lady of the Mavin Records
Of recent, Tiwa secured an endorsement deal with Pepsi – making her the first African female artist to be associated with the Pepsi brand. “Once Upon A Time” her highly anticipated debut album was released on the 3rd of July 2013 with rave reviews. Tiwa's business background has helped her fully understand the scope of the Nigerian music industry(after graduating with a degree in Business administration from the University of Kent, Savage started working at The Royal Bank of Scotland).

CHIDINMA EKILE
The MTN project fame 3 winner, Chidinma Ekile aka Mz Kedike is one of the most talented female singers on the scene right now. On September 26, 2011 Chidinma won the third edition of Project Fame West Africa, alongside the hearts of millions of Nigerians who grew to love the petite and endearing twenty one year old girl. It was a beginning of a new world for her. Her style is predominantly afrocentric pop music, with a lot of “Nigerianness” to it, clearly evident in her song writing and thematic range.
The name Chidinma has become synonymous with the Music industry. She has worked with notable producers like Cobhams Asuquo, Teey Mix, WazBeat, Oscar Heman Ackah , Jay Martins, Tha Suspect, eLDee the Don, Omolara Ayodele etc. Her first single was titled JANKOLIKO and features Nigerian music veteran Sound Sultan. The video was directed by award winning cinematographer, Clarence Peters. Other hit singles from her include: Kedike, Emi ni baller.

OMAWUMI MGBELE
Omawumi Mgbele is one of the Hottest Young Sistahs in the Scenery….Breathing FIRE! Omawumi is a diversity of talents; with her spectacular voice it is safe to tag her ‘the Mariah Carey’ of Nigeria.
In 2007, OMAWUMI auditioned for Idols West Africa and 6 months later, after dazzling her audience with captivating perfomance, became the 1st Runner-Up, Idols West Africa. Since then she has numerous performances on the stage with top local acts like D’Banj, 2face, P-Square and International acts like Chaka Demus and Pliers to her belt, and hit theme songs for corporations like Malta Guinness, MTN plus and Mortein.
In September 2008, Omawumi released her debut Single ‘In The Music’ A kwaito based sound which she fused with pidgin English and the song became an Instant Hit…. Hitting number 1 on various radio stations and getting multiple nominations and awards including the most coveted award ‘NEXT RATED’(This award came with a KIA OPTIMA!) and BEST FEMALE VOCALIST AWARDS FROM HIPHOP WORLD AWARDS 2009.
In November 11, 2009 Omawumi released the long awaited album ‘WONDERWOMAN’ with hit songs like ‘Ma Fi Mi Shere’ featuring Eldee The Don, ‘Chocolata’ featuring Naeto C and ‘Today Na Today’. This album sold 100,000 copies in one week! She also featured in the Hit Single ‘THANK GOD’ by the late Dagrin. Amongst multiple nominations (SOUNNDCITY MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, NIGERIAN MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, CITY PEOPLE AWARDS etc), Other Awards for her success in the industry includes:BEST R’N’B/POP ARTISTE 2010, BEST FEMALE MUSIC VIDEO 2010, OUTSTANDING RECORDING ARTISTE,BEST NEW ARTISTE amongst others.





2 comments:

  1. I quite agree if only there was a number 4 I think Waje would have taken up that spot..She is also doing quite well..

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    1. Yes Shallie. She will definitely make our top 4. Thanks for stopping by

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