Famous Nigerian Singers

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Fela Kuti
(Multi-Instrumentalist & the Creator of ‘Afro-beat’, a Genre that Fuses West African Music with American Funk & Jazz)
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Birthdate: October 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: August 2, 1997
Political activist and Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti initially performed with his band Koola Lobitos and later renamed it Nigeria '70. He was inspired by the Black Power movement, which also gradually transformed his musical style. He married 27 women in 1978, to mark the anniversary of the Kalakuta Republic attack.
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Burna Boy
(Singer)
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Birthdate: July 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
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Keiynan Lonsdale
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Birthdate: December 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Australian actor, dancer and singer-songwriter Keiynan Lonsdale is best-known for playing Wally West/Kid Flash in The CW series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. Other on-screen portrayals of Lonsdale includes Oliver Lloyd in the series Dance Academy and Uriah Pedrad in film The Divergent Series: Insurgent. He has also released the studio-album Rainbow Boy and worked as an MTV VJ.  

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Wizkid
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surulere, Lagos

Nigerian singer Wizkid soared to fame with chart-busting tracks such as Holla at Your Boy. A performer who has revolutionized the Afrobeats genre, Wizkid supported Nigeria’s End SARS protests against police brutality, on social media. In 2011, he was part of a paternity scandal but denied having fathered a child.

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Tiwa Savage
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, actress, and songwriter. After having created an opportunity to establish herself in the United Kingdom, Savage returned to Nigeria and played an important role in elevating the Nigerian music industry. In 2018, she became the first woman to win the MTV Europe Music Award under the Best African Act category.

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Rema
(Singer)
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Birthdate: May 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria
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Korede Bello
(Singer-Songwriter)
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Birthdate: February 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lagos State

Nigerian singer Korede Bello was just 7 when he had started performing, using the pseudonym African Prince. His single Godwin later catapulted him to fame. Bello also boasts of a mass communication degree and has been associated with philanthropic activities such as cancer awareness programs.

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Adepero Oduye
(Actress)
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Birthdate: January 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York (state) New York, U.S.
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Aṣa
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
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King Sunny Ade
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Birthdate: September 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria
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Timaya
(Singer)
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Birthdate: August 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
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Patrice Wilson
(Record producer, songwriter, and singer)
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Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nigeria
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Di'Ja
(Singer)
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Birthdate: August 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria
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Bombino
(Singer)
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Birthdate: January 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tidène, Niger
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Nathaniel Bassey
(Trumpeter, Pastor)
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Birthdate: August 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
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Nneka
(Songwriter, Singer, Actor)
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Birthdate: December 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warri, Nigeria
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Ayo
(Singer-Songwriter)
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Birthdate: September 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frechen, Germany
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Timi Dakolo
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: January 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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Lola Rae
(Singer, Dancer)
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Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Obalende, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
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Ayo Jay
(Singer)
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Birthdate: August 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
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Dencia
(Singer)
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Birthdate: March 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cameroon
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Nikki Laoye
(Singer)
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Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
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Adé Bantu
(Musician, Singer, Social Activist)
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Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
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Eddy Wata
(Eurodance artist)
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Birthdate: March 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria
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Princess Peters
(Singer, Songwriter)
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Birthdate: October 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edo State, Nigeria