These are the top 10 most bankable Nigerian artists in 2021 so far
In the entertainment industry, someone or something that is described as bankable is very popular and therefore likely to be very profitable, and here are the top 10 most bankable Nigerian artists in 2021 so far.
Bankable in terms of most sought after artistes, by features or endorsements and other gigs
Below are the top 10 most bankable Nigerian artists in 2021 so far.
Top 10 most bankable Nigerian artists in 2021 so far
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.
He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).
Currently, Burna Boy’s is the most sought after afrobeat Artist right now, and here are the highlights of his musical activities in an umbrella of just one year;
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid is a Nigerian singer.
He began recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.
Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
Based on the success of his fourth studio album made in Lagos, Wizkid will soon return to being the most bankable artist in Nigeria
David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).
In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies.
Davido is undeniable at the top, one of the pioneers of the culture.
Oluwatosin Ajibade better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.
He is a pioneer of Banku Music, a fusion of sound he describes as a mixture of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns.
Olamide Gbenga Adedeji, known professionally as Olamide is a Nigerian hip-hop recording artist.
He records in Yoruba and English, in 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes.
Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
In May 2021, Tems was ranked number 1 on the Billboard Next Big Sound chart and number 5 on the Billboard Emerging Artist chart.
Divine Ikubor, known professionally as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper.
He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records
Tiwatope Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress, Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education.
Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.
Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5 February 1996), known professionally as Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer.
He is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide.
His debut studio album Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps was released in 2019
Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian singer, He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Vision 2020”, and a follow-up remix which featured Nigeria rapper Olamide.
Shmurda has been a featured vocalist on tracks by such Nigerian artists as Wizkid, Harteez, Runtown, and G-Swagg.