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    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021

    These are the top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021

    The dream of every upcoming artiste is to be signed to one of the biggest Record Labels as a stepping stone towards achieving stardom and these are the top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021.

    In Nigeria, there are various record labels ruling the music industry among which are the top 10 biggest and richest record labels in their descending order of prominence.

    They include the following:

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021

    10. Chocolate City Record Label

    The Chocolate City Record label under the leadership of M. I. Abaga was founded in 2005. The record label has produced several acts like Jesse Jagz M.I. Ice Prince, Brymo, etc.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
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    It is currently housing young talents like C. Kay, Blagbonez, Dice Ailes, and Young L.

    9.  DM Records

    Timaya and his label executives have made an amazing impact following the signing of King Perry, gifting the young star the right management and funding he deserves to record a massive hit with Teni lifted ‘Murder’.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Timaya

    Since then the label has been moving from strength to strength.

    Timaya on the other hand served as the Chulo Vibes. EP. DM records with just two years in existence have done pretty well.

    8. Pent Hauze

    With over five awards, four studio albums, and the 2019 endorsement with TomTom, Phyno has positively led Pent Hauze to glory.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Phyno

    After signing Nuno, Rhatti, and Cheque, Pent Hauze dropped 2019 singles, The ‘Big’ and ‘Agu’ with Phyno’s Third studio album ‘Deal With It’ as a solo act.

    Pent Hauze debuts as one of the biggest and richest record labels in Nigeria.

    7. Star Boy Entertainment

    Star Boy Fan Club (FC) won’t agree less that Wizkid Entertainment has dropped just three singles in 2019 ‘On Me’, ‘Same You’, and ‘Won Stop’ by Teni. The label has not had any single from Wizkid to further boost the brand.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Wizkid

    This year as Terri has once again failed to take up the mantle for star boy entertainment as he keeps living under Wizkid’s Shadows.

    Wizkid with a new endorsement deal with United Bank For Africa (UBA) bagged in some millions for the record label.

    6.  Effyzzie Music Group

    Nigeria’s Effyzzie music group has proven to be a renowned music firm after releasing Yemi Alade’s ‘King Queens’ debut album in 2014 and Johnny.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Yemi Alade

    The record label has since then led ‘Yemi Alade to her 4th Studio album ‘Woman of Steel’ in 2019 and two MTV Africa Awards in 2015 and 2016.

    Effyzzie music group has recorded a massive success with Yemi Alade and thus becomes one of the biggest and richest- record labels.

    5.  Dr. Dolor Entertainment

    Teni is today a household name, courtesy of Dr. Dolor Entertainment.

    The record label led the talented singer and songwriter, Teni to three awards in 2018 (including the headies) award and a 2019 BET awards nomination.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Teni

    Teni as the lead actor of the film joined the record label in 2017 and has since then bagged amazing endorsement deals with Pepsi Nigeria, Budweiser, TomTom, and Tecno Mobile.

    Dr. Dolor is the fifth biggest and richest record label in 2019.

    3. Spaceship Entertainment

    Spaceship Entertainment birthed in 2015 by Africa’s most sensational act Burna Boy couldn’t have missed the list.

    Burna Boy and Spaceship Entertainment have gradually risen to the top from almost nothing.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Burna Boy

    With 7 individual awards, including the most recent BET International award and his 3rd studio album under his own imprint.

    Spaceship Entertainment, Burna Boy has successfully branded and sold his label to the world.

    3. Mavin Record

    Don Jazzy led Mavin Records resurrected in 2019 after losing Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks to Universal Music and Bank Music earlier in 2019.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Don Jazzy

    The record label found their savior in Rema, who hasn’t just restored the label’s glory but has gone already to break several records with the label with hit singles like ‘Dumebi’ and ‘Iron Man’. By Rema,

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Don Jazzy

    However, it houses artists like Ladi, Poe, DNA, Crayon, Johnny Drille, etc with a multi-million naira investment deal from Pupanga Holdings, Mavin retains its spot as one of the biggest and richest record labels in the county.

    2. YBNL

    Olamide’s YBNL which was birthed in 2012 is the 4th biggest and richest record label in Nigeria 2019.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Olamide

    YBNL has been topping charts on every media and streaming platform with 2019 singles ‘Oil and Gas’ from Olamide and Fireboy’s “Jealous” and “What 41 Say”.

    With a newfound talent, YBNL retains its lead as one of the greatest record labels in the country. Fireboy, who Was signed in October 2018, recently earned an AFRIMA nomination.

    1. DMW 

    Davido music worldwide (DMW) had displaced Mavin records in 2019, taking the crown as the biggest and richest record label in Nigeria.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Davido

    DMW boss Davido discovered Mayorkan in 2016 and handed him his first-ever concert ‘Mayor of Lagos’ within two years.

    Top 10 Nigerian biggest record labels in 2021
    Davido

    DMW gifts Dremo, his second EP following his success on his debut EP Code name VOI 1 barely 10 months after joining the reputable record label.

    In 2019, DMW had dropped two hit singles as the label, ‘BUM BUM’ and ‘Only God’ making her the only label with seven singles and Visuals Twisted, prayer, Aze, ‘mind’ and Azu without going further.

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