Nigeria has the hugest entertainment industry in Africa, and also the biggest music industry. A lot of great musicians have come out Nigeria and did great things some of them are gone, some are retired while some are currently doing it now. Out of all these people today we list out 5 of them that are the most awarded in Nigeria.
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These are most Awarded musicians in Nigeria as of 2018:
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- 6. Olamide – 37 awards
- 5. P’square – 49 Awards
- 4. Dbanj – 52 Awards
- 3. Tuface – 72 Awards Won
- 2. Wizkid – 76 Awards
- 1. Davido – 109 Awards
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6. Olamide – 37 awards
Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist.
He has won over 30 awards out of over 50 awards he has been nominated for till date. In 2011, he was nominated for Next Rated at the Headies Award.
In 2012, at the Headies Awards, he was also nominated for Hip World Revelation of the Year and Best Rap Single. His album “Rapsodi” was nominated for Best Rap Album.
After missing out in 2011 and 2012, Olamide got his first set of awards at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards as he won up to 4 awards in one night.
In 2015, things went a little up when it comes to awards. Olamide received at least 10 out of 12 known nominations he got at different awards shows. Many say he has been a blessing to the Nigerian music industry since he’s breakout
Total Awards won by Olamide
From our research Olamide has received over 30 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
5. P’square – 49 Awards
P-Square were a Nigerian R&B duo of identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye.
They produced and released their albums through Square Records. In December 2011, they signed a record deal with Akon’s Konvict Muzik label.
In May 2012, they signed a record distribution deal with Universal Music’s South African branch. On 25 September 2017, numerous media outlets reported that the group disbanded. Reports about a breakup surfaced after Peter reportedly sent a termination letter to the group’s lawyer.
Prior to this report, the duo disbanded in 2016, supposedly over a disagreement about the role of their manager.
Total Awards won by P’square
From our research P’square has received over 40 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
4. Dbanj – 52 Awards
D’banj, a Nigerian recording artist and harmonica player widely known for his contributions to the African Music Industry. Born and raised in Zaria, D’banj came to prominence following the release of his debut album No Long Thing (2005). He won the Best Newcomer award at the 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards for “Tongolo”, a song off his aforementioned album. In 2005, D’banj won the Most Promising Male Artist award at the 2005 Kora Awards. His Oliver Twist song is listed as one the top afrobeats songs of all time by us.
Total Awards won by D’banj
From our research D’banj has received over 50 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
3. Tuface – 72 Awards Won
Tuface is one of the most versatile and talented musician in the Nigerian music industry. He was once Nigeria’s and Africa’s most awarded artiste.
Born Innocent Ujah Idibia in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria,he is popularly known by his stage name 2Face.
Tuface 2Face Idibia is a singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.
Innocent Ujah Idibia adopted the stage name “2Face” (Tuface) in 1996,according to him the reason for this is that he was trying to demarcate my personal life with my business life.
2baba is one of the most decorated Afro pop artists in Africa. In this article we will take a look at some of the awards won by Tuface 2Face Idibia.
Total Awards won by 2face
From our 2Baba Tuface (2face) has received over 70 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
2Baba has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.
2. Wizkid – 76 Awards
Wizkid is a very popular Nigerian artist, with a lot of Accolades. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.
Moreover, he became the first Afrobeats artist to appeared in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to Drake’s hit song “One Dance”
Wizkid is the recipient of a BET Award, two MOBO Awards, five The Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, six Nigeria Entertainment Awards,one Grammy Award two Ghana Music Awards, two Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards, and a Future Award. In addition, he has been nominated four times at the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as four times at the World Music Awards. One of the top musicians in africa
Total Awards won by Wizkid
From our research Wizkid has received over 70 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
1. Davido – 109 Awards
Davido is a Nigerian recording artist. As of December 2017, he has received a total of 109 awards from about 150 nominations. He is probably the biggest afrobeats artist we have now
Many believe Davido to be Africa’s biggest artist of the moment.
He is the recipient of a BET Award, a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, 2 MTV Africa Music Awards, 2 African Muzik Magazine Awards, 5 The Headies Awards, 7 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and 2 Dynamix All Youth Awards 4 BillBoards Awards.
Davido is not just Nigeria’s most awarded but also the most awarded musician in Africa
Total Awards won by Davido
From our research Davido has received over 100 popular and reputable awards in total from several African countries for several things as of 2018.
Davido is the most Awarded Nigerian Musician of the moment
List Of The Most Awarded Musicians In Nigeria