Famous Nigerian Singers

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 1 Wizkid

Wizkid
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Nigerian

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.

 2 Korede Bello

Korede Bello
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Nigerian

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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 3 Ayo Jay

Ayo Jay
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Nigerian, British, American

 4 Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti
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Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Nigerian
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.

 5 Burna Boy

Burna Boy
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Nigerian

 6 Jidenna

Jidenna
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Nigerian, American

Jidenna is a Nigerian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Interested in music from an early age, he co-founded the rap group Black Spadez when he was in high school. As a young man, he worked full-time as a teacher before becoming a popular rapper. He is also a founding member of the social club Fear & Fancy

 7 Timaya

Timaya
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Famous As: Nigerian singer
Birthdate: August 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Nigerian
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 8 Adepero Oduye

Adepero Oduye
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Nigerian, American

 9 King Sunny Ade

King Sunny Ade
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Nigerian

 10 Bombino

Bombino
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Nigerian