Nigerian music industry has been on the rise (Increased In Size) for many years now, as we are regarded the number one entertainment music industry in Africa and the world at large. With the likes of Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Psquare, Olamide gaining International recognitions.
It seems each year that passes by fresh artists are breaking out in the music industry so 2021 isn’t left behind, This year 2021 has been great in the Nigerian music industry with so many great talent. As the year 2021 is coming to an end with 3 more days to go into another brand new year (2022) so we at Talkoutmusic.com has decided to make a list containing the top 6 Nigerian Artists That Made Waves in 2021.
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Here Is The List Of Top 6 Nigerian Artists That Made Waves In 2021.
Michael Adebayo (Born 1999) who is professionally known as Ruger is a talented Nigerian fast rising singer and songwriter signed to JONZING WORLD RECORDS on January 18, 2020 owned by Music Executive turn label founder D’PRINCE, a record label under Mavins Records owned by legendary Don Jazzy.
The 21 years old made his debut in the industry with a song titled One Shirt ft. D’Prince and Rema. And ever since than he has blessed us with many hits like Bounce, Dior, Useless, Pandemic and many more under his two body of works. Titled Pendemic & The Second Wave.
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Tems who was born on 11 June 1995 as Temilade Openiyi is a talented Nigerian female singer and songwriter currently signed to RCA Records an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment and StarBoy Entertainment owned by Nigerian lengandary singer Wizkid . In 2021, Tems earned two US top 40 entries on the Billboard Hot 100, with her collaboration with Drake on the song “Fountains” from his album Certified Lover Boy, and the Wizkid single “Essence”, the latter of which reached the top ten following a remix with Justin Bieber, and earned her a Grammy Award nomination. Ever since than Tems has continue to make alot of wave in the music industry so far.
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3. Ayra Starr
Nigerian talented female singer, songwriter and model Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002), known professionally as Ayra Starr, she was born in Cotonou. She was signed to Mavin records in 2020 and she released her first project, ‘Ayra Starr,’ in January 2021.
Ayra Starr is one of the biggest artist in 2021 so far signing a record deal with one of the biggest record label in Nigeria owned by Record Excultive, Music Producer and Songwriter Don Jazzy.
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Another great artist in 2021 Chukwuka Ekweani, better known by his stage name Ckay, is a talented Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa. He was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group. Ckay isn’t only recognize as an artist he’s also a talented music producer who has worked and Produced for many big artist in the industry so far with the likes of M.i Abaga, Ice Prince, Ayra Starr, KiDi, Olamide, Davido and more.
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Multi Talented Nigerian afrobeat singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Omorinmade Kuti born on 26 September 1996 known professionally as Made Kuti, he’s the grandson of Fela Kuti.
His debut album was titled For(e)ward which was released solo and as part of a double record titled Legacy+ alongside his father, Femi Kuti. The album was produced by Sodi Marciszewer who had worked with Fela Kuti in the past and was released under Partisan Records. Ever since than Made Kuti has been making alots of waves and recognition in the Nigeria music industry.
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6. Portable Zazu
Nigerian newly fast rising Habeeb Okikiola born March 12, 1994 who’s popularly known as Portable Zazu is the newest face in the Nigerian indigenous rap scene. The Yoruba-born rapper, singer and songwriter gain more recognition after Staring in song by Poco Lee featuring Olamide titled
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