Nigeria’s most well-known music record labels and distribution

The following is a current list of Nigeria’s major and largest record labels and distribution.

With the efforts of various record labels, the Nigerian music business, which is one of the country’s fastest-growing industries, has grown in size and quality throughout the years.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels and distribution
Nigeria’s most well-known music record labels and distribution

These record labels have aided in the development of existing artists as well as the discovery of fresh potential in the industry.

Mavin Records

Mavin Records is a Nigerian record label founded by record producer anding recording artist Don Jazzy on May 8, 2012. The label’s inception came to fruition following the closure of Mo’ Hits Records, a record label owned by the aforementioned producer and D’banj

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Don Jazzy

The label is home to recording artists such as Korede Bello, Dr SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, DNA Twins, Rema, Ayra Starr, 6xSlatt and Crayon

DMW

David Adeleke, commonly known as Davido, is a Nigerian pop musician who formed Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016 after leaving his previous record company, HKN, which he co-founded with his elder brother, Adewale Adekunle.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Davido

DMW has become a household name in less than two years, having already delivered a slew of hit singles.

Davido is the frontliner of the record label, which has evolved from one to more than ten artists.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Davido

It also home to Mayorkun, Dremo, Yonda, Peruzzi, DJ E-Cool, Saucekid, Shizzi, Idowest, Speroach Beatz and most recently Ayanfe.

YBNL

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Olamide

Yahoo Boy No Laptop Nation, popularly known as YBNL Nation or simply YBNL, is an independent record label founded by Olamide in 2012.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Olamide

Currently, it has DJ Enimoney, Pheelz and Young John the Wicked Produce, Limerick, and raving artiste,

Dr Dolor Entertainment

Teni Apata, a Nigerian musician, rose to thanks to Dr Dolor Entertainment, which was formed by Osadolor Nate Asemota, also known as Dr Dolor.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Dr Dolor

Dr. Dolor has always had a passion for music, performing in the church choir since he was a child.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Dr Dolor in a music video starring Mercy Eke

His passion for music has led him to establish a multinational music label that has dominated the Nigerian and global music scenes.

Music Distribution

Damilola Akinwunmi created DAPPER Distribution, Records (also term as ) in 2017 as a Nigerian distribution firm and record label situated in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Damilola Akinwunmi

It has released albums in a number of genres, but their Afrobeats music is its most well-known.

Nigeria's most well-known music record labels
Damilola Akinwunmi

has distributed so many musicians such as  Omah Lay, Ice Prince, SkiiBii, Sean Tizzle, Rexxie, Broda Shaggi, Sound Sultan, Lyta, KLY, Blaq Jerzee, Ola Dips, Nappy, Mr Real, Black Magic, Klever Jay, Savage

The following is a current list of Nigeria's major and largest record labels and distribution. With the efforts of various record labels
Wizkid

Global Pop singer Balogun popularly known as Wizkid established StarBoy Records after departing Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2013. He released his second Áyo’ via the label.

The following is a current list of Nigeria's major and largest record labels and distribution. With the efforts of various record labels
Wizkid

Wizkid is the major artist in this label and so far has made great music following his relatively new label. Some associated music acts in his label include Maleek Berry, Legendary Beatz, L.A.X.

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