Often times we tend to celebrate more of popular male musicians in the music industry in Nigeria, the reason is because the men are really representing Nigeria perfectly in Foreign Soil and as well making their home country proud, If you are to look at the top 10 most richest musicians in Nigeria you won’t see any female musicians on the list, but the top 20 list Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade is taking the 11th and the 16th position consecutively.
Today, we have decided to discuss the Most Influential Nigeria Female Musicians in The Music Industry in 2020, the list will contain nothing but the best out of the rest in Nigeria, a non-biased list of the most influential female musicians in Nigeria in 2020.
Amidst the lock down and the shocking coronavirus Pandemic popularly known as Covid-19 in Nigeria earlier 2020, it is understandable that it impacted the economy of Nigeria negatively and everything was affected. Even the music industry wasn’t left out in the covid-19 brouhaha, and so to say, some popular musicians in the house have taken the covid-19 saga to their advantage because this is the period Nigeria needs to be united. Many Nigerians are home spending most of their time listening to trending music’s whilst working from home and like i mentioned earlier, many Nigeria Musicians have taken it to their advantage to record mind blowing music’s that are currently trending in the country and so to say, today i will be revealing the list containing the Most Influential Nigeria Female Musicians in The Nigeria Music Industry in 2020 who are currently trending.
1. Tiwa Savage: I know what is going on right now is why would Tiwa savage make the number one on the list of the most influential female musicians in 2020, here i am going to tell you why. Tiwatope Savage popularly known by her stage name as Tiwa Savage is one of the most beautiful female musicians in Nigeria. And aside that she is also an Afro pop singer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer and a model as well. She was born on the 5th February, 1980. Tiwa Savage relocated to the United Kingdom at the age of 11 years old where she completed all her education, She is also a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. Tiwa Savage happen to be the number one on our list of the Most Influential Nigeria Female Musicians in The Music Industry in 2020 because she happen to be the first Nigerian to get signed into Jay-z’s Record label (Roc Nation) in June 2016, and aside from that she has remained the most relevant and most famed female musician in Nigeria since 2010 after the release of her first single kele kele love which shot her to stardom till this very moment, with a net worth of $9 million dollars Tiwa Savage is currently the number 11th richest musician in Nigeria and as well the number one most richest female musician in Nigeria, 2020 has been an amazing year for Tiwa savage with popular singles like Koroba which is still very much trending and as well hit six million plus views on YouTube, Parkwell, Bombay etc, she also got featured in numerous singles like The One ft Efya and Tiwa Savage, Maleek Berry – Balance Ft. Tiwa Savage, Young Jonn, Tiwa Savage – Let Them Know, Reminisce – Eja Osan feat. Tiwa Savage, Patoranking – Matter (Audio) ft. Tiwa Savage, She was also featured in Davido’s – Tanana which was among the songs on Davido’s A Better Time Album. Tiwa Savage was amongst the very few musicians in Nigeria who released a successful Album in 2020 titled Celia, Celia is her third studio album released on 27 August 2020, by Motown, Island Records, and Universal Music Group. Celia features popular musicians from around the world like Sam Smith, Naira Marley, Stefflon Don, Dice Ailes, Davido, and Hamzaa.
2.Yemi Alade: Yemi Eberechi Alade popularly known by her stage name as Yemi Alade is another beautiful top rated Nigerian breed female musician in the house, she is an Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist. She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single Johnny in 2014 which shot her to stardom and won her the award of the next rated in the headies, She attended St Saviour British Primary School and Victory Grammar School both in Lagos, Nigeria. After which she attended Federal University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography. With a net worth of $6 million, she is ranked 14th most richest musician in Nigeria in 2020 and as well the second most richest female musician in Nigeria in 2020 after Tiwa Savage. Yemi Alade is also mentioned on our list of one of the Most Influential Nigeria Female Musicians in The Music Industry in 2020 because she like every other female musician has been on the screen severally in 2020 with singles like Oyoyo, How i feel, Boyz, Mami Water, Danciana amongst others, she also released an album in 2020 titled Empress, Empress is her fifth studio album which features great artistes like Dadju and Vegedream,Patoranking and Rudeboy while others are British Grammy artistes.
3. Teni: Teniola Apata popularly known by her stage name as Teni, is another hardcore Nigerian singer who have carved a name for her self and as well as a loyal fan base, Teniola came into the music industry like a thief in the night and like a knight in shining Armour came into the limelight with her single titled Fargin released in September 2017 which shot her into stardom. Teniola Apata is also the younger sister of Nigeria’s beautiful singer Niniola. She attended Apata Memorial High School and has a degree in business administration from American Inter Continental University. Although we are yet to see any album from Teni which she claimed on channels TV via youtube that she will be dropping her debut album in 2020, although we are yet to see any but then Teni like other musicians has dropped many singles in 2020 like Osan, JO, Ife amongst others and as well got featured as well in songs like Darey ft Teni – Show Me Love, Cuppy – Litty Lit Ft. Teni, Dr Dolor – Love ft. Teni, Teni, DJ Neptune – Morning, Teni, DJ Neptune – Mine, Teni, DJ Neptune – Lockdown, Teni, DJ Neptune – Isolate etc.
4. Di’ja: Hadiza Blell, popularly known by her stage name as Di’Ja, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She is currently signed to Mavin Records. She released her first single titled Rock Steady in 2009 which was nominated for Best Urban/R&B Single at the 2009 Canadian Radio, Di’ja is one of the richest female musicians in Nigerian in 2020 taking the 9th position. She is a singer, songwriter, recording artiste, stage performer, model, visual artist, painter and a graphic designer. She was born on 14th August 1989 in Kaduna State in the northern part of Nigeria. She is currently 30 years old. 2020 did not leave di’ja out as she released her album titled Aphropop Vol.1 after her last year album the Di’ja EP, the 2020 album consists of singles like Crazy, Jonah, Ayo, All the Time, Iyanmuri and Yaraye iye, she also released other singles like The Glo’up etc
5. Simi: The now Mrs Adekunle Gold Simi by name Simisola Kosoko is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. She started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008, titled Ogaju. Simi is an R&B singer, vocalist, songwriter, recording artiste, stage performer and as well model, virtually all Nigerian female musicians are models. She was born on 19th April 1988 and she is currently 31 years old. Simi’s 2014 song titled Tiff got her to stardom and was also nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015. Simi’s 2020 has been filled with so many activities and not left were her numerous singles like Duduke which is amongst her numerous trending songs of 2020, Charlie, Ayo, jericho, Immortal, love on me, Mind your Bizness (ft. Falz), move on, City Lights, There for you etc and three albums titled I am Back Home EP, Untitled EP released 30 June 2020, AND Restless II EP – A 6 track EP released on October 2nd 2020.
The above is our top five Most Influential Nigeria Female Musicians in The Music Industry in 2020, if your favourite female musician did not make the list this year, let hope she will make it on our 2021 list.