Top Famous Nigerian Singers 2020

Good day users here is Nigerian famous singer's making waves in the Nigerian music industry and international.

  • Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed

Born: 16 July 1990 (age 29 years), Surulere, Lagos

Full name: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun

Awards: The Headies Award for Artiste of the Year, MORE

  • Davido (OBO)

David Adedeji Adeleke, who is better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. Davido was born in Atlanta, US, and raised in Lagos; he made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.

Born: 21 November 1992 (age 27 years), Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Awards: The Headies Award for Artiste of the Year, MORE

Record labels: RCA Records, HKN Music, Sony Music Entertainment

  • Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage, known professionally as Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

Born: 5 February 1980 (age 40 years), Lagos Island, Lagos

  • Burna Boy

 

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing "Like to Party", the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.

Born: 2 July 1991 (age 28 years), Port Harcourt

Awards: BET Award for Best International Act, MORE

  • Olamide

Olamide Adedeji, known professionally as Olamide, is a Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation.

Born: 15 March 1989 (age 30 years), Bariga, Lagos

Awards: The Headies Award for Artiste of the Year, MORE

  • Yémi Alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single "Johnny".

Born: 13 March 1989 (age 30 years), Abia

Awards: The Headies Award for Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, MORE

  • 2Baba

Innocent Ujah Idibia, known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, Humanitarian, and activist. Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia.

Born: 18 September 1975 (age 44 years), Jos

  • D'banj

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D'banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality.

Born: 9 June 1980 (age 39 years), Zaria

Awards: MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act, MORE

  • Phyno

Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, better known as Phyno, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He started his music career as a producer in 2003, and is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language. His debut studio album No Guts No Glory was released in 2014.

Born: 9 October 1986 (age 33 years), Enugu

Awards: The Headies Award for Song of the Year, MORE

Movies: Lionheart, Hex

  • Falz

Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and actor. He began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called "The School Boys" with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009.

Born: 27 October 1990 (age 29 years), Mushin, Lagos

Movies: Chief Daddy, New Money, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Merry Men 2, 10 Days in Sun City, Muna, Couple of Days

  • Naira Marley

Azeez Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, "Marlians".

Born: 9 May 1994 (age 25 years), Agege, Lagos

Record labels: Cash Ellz Entz, MOVES Recordings

Nominations: City People Music Awards for Street Music of the Year, City People Music Award for Music Artist of the Year (Male)

  • Zlatan

Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, known professionally as Zlatan, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer. In 2014, he won the Airtel-sponsored One Mic talent show held in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Towards the end of 2018, Zlatan released a single titled "Zanku", with a new dance routine of the same name.

Born: 19 December 1994 (age 25 years), Lagos

Education: Moshood Abiola Polytechnic

Record labels: Dieffe under license to Pirames International Srl, Zlatan

  • Rema

Divine Ikubor, known best known as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper. In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. He rose to prominence with the release of the song "Iron Man", which appeared on Barack Obama's 2019 summer playlist.

Born: 1 May 2000 (age 19 years), Benin City

Record label: Mavin Records

Albums: Freestyle EP

Awards: The Headies Award for Next Rated, City People Music Award for Revelation of the Year

  • Don Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He co-founded the now defunct record label Mo' Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012.

Born: 26 November 1982 (age 37 years), Umuahia

Albums: The Alliance Reconstructed

Record labels: Mavin Records, Mo' Hits Records, GOOD Music

Nigerian Music Artistes And Their Real Names ( See List )

Don Jazzy - Michael Collins Ajereh
Mr Eazi - Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade
Tiwa savage - Tiwatope Savage-Balogun
D’prince Charles - Enebeli Ajaereh
Dr sid - Sidney Onoriode Esiri
Naeto C - Naetochukwu Chikwe
Ikechukwu - Ikechukwu Onanaku
Korede Bello - Korede Bello
Reekado Banks - Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon
Di’Ja - Hadiza ‘DiJa’ Blell
D’banj - Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo
Skales - Raoul John Njen-Njeng
Wizkid - Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
L.A.X - Damilola Afolabi
Banky W - Bankole Wellington
Niyola - Eniola Akinbo
Shaydee - Shadrach Adeboye
M.I - Jude Abaga
Jesse Jagz - Jesse Garba Abaga
Ice Prince - Panshak Zamani
Ruby Gyang- Ngohide RubyAnn Gyang
Patoranking - Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie
Olamide - Olamide Adedeji
Lil Kesh - Ololade Keshinro
Kay switch - Kehinde Oladotun Oyebanjo
Ink Brian - Toritseju Edwards
Chinko- Ekun Oladipo olamide
Wande Coa l- Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe
Adekunle Gold - Adekunle Gold
Iyanya Iyanya - Onoyom Mbuk
Selebobo - Oku Udoka Chigozie
B-Red: Adebayo Adeleke
Sina: Rambo Adeshina Adeleke
Danagog: Daniel Damilola Agunbiade
Endia Ujah - Lawrence Ujah
Orezi - Esegine Orezi Allen
Olu Maintain - Olumide Edwards Adegbolu
Asa- Bukola Elemide
Ruggedman - Michael Stephens
Brymo - Olawale Ashimi
Mc Galaxy - Innocent Udeme Udofot
Blackface - Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo
Ty Bello - Toyin Sokefun-Bello
Darey - Dare Art Alade
Duncan Mighty - Duncan Wene Okechukwu
Frank Edwards - Frank Ugochukwu Edwards
Faze - Chibuzor Oji Flavour Chinedu Okoli
Emmy Gee - Emmanuel Nwankwo
Femi Kuti - Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti
Seun Kuti - Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti
Lagbaja - Bisade Ologunde
May7ven - Yemisi May Odegbami
Mo’Cheddah - Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola
Mode 9 - Babatunde Olusegun Adewale
Muma Gee - Gift Iyumame Eke
Tekno - Augustin Miles
Emma Nyra - Emma Chukwugoziam Obi
Seyi Shay - Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua
Yemi Alade - Yemi Eberechi Alade
JJC - Abdul Rasheed Bello
Victoria Kimani - Victoria Kimani
Sean Tizzle - Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele
Psquare - Paul and Peter Okoye
Kcee - Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo
Harrysong - Harrison Tare Okiri
Phyno - Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson
Timaya - Enetimi Alfred Odom
YQ - Yakub Jubril
Jaywon - Iledare Juwonlo
Essence - Okoro Uwale
KSB - Kehinde Saint Brown
Capital - FEMI Femi Adeyinka
Falz - Folarin Falana
Praiz - Praise Ugbede Adejo
Simi - Simisola Ogunleye
Sound sultan - Olanrewaju Fasasi
Samklef - Samuel Ogwuachuba
Lynxx - Chukie Edozien
W4 - Adewale Adepoju
Kel - Kelechi Ohia
Gt The Guitarman - Olugbemiro Tokunbo Olaolu Akigbogun
Bigiano - Babalola Oluwagbemiga Gabriel
Baba Dee - Dare Fasasi
Runtown Douglas Jack Agu
Burna Boy- Damini Ogulu
Waje - Aituaje Iruobe
Cynthia Morgan - Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan
Kiss Daniel - Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
9ice - Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Ajifolajifaola
Eva Elohor - Eva Alordiah
Efa - Efa Iwara
Dammy Krane - Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel
2face idibia - Innocent Ujah Idibia
J Martins - Justice Okey
Davido - David Adedeji Adeleke
Nosa - Nosa Omoregie
Nneka - Nneka Lucia Egbuna
Obiwon - Obiora Nwokolobia-Agu
Monica Ogah - Monica Ene Ogah
Sasha P - Anthonia Yetunde Alabi
Tony Tetuila - Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye
Weird MC - Adesola Adesimbo Idowu
YungSix - Onome Onokohwomo

 

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