his yr has been a yr of mishaps and unexpected detriment, however these Nigerian celebrities managed to rise to the highest and have since been making headway on the world entrance. TheInfoNg brings you a high 10 checklist of Nigerian celebrities who had a superb 2020:
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1 Bella Shmurda
Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian budding musician who made limelight in 2020 along with his hit observe ‘Money App‘. The observe made waves in Nigeria’s airwaves and streaming platforms, topping charts and retaining the highest spots for months since its launch in September. Bella who was battling barely 16,000 followers on Instagram lower than a yr in the past now brags of near 1m followers and followers on his web page. He additionally featured in Davido’s A Higher Time album within the observe titled Fade. Certainly, 2020 was a yr he would eternally bear in mind for good. Bella was additionally nominated as one of many subsequent rated stars within the Headies Nomination 2020.
The DMW singer, Adewale Emmanuel, popularly generally known as Mayorkun was one of many first entertainers to seize 2020 for its positives regardless of the gory begin to the yr. Mayorkun’s hit observe ‘Geng’ took Nigerians by storm in January -The track turned so large that it earned him an ambassadorial take care of a high toothpaste model. One would assume having peaked that early within the yr, Mayorkun might decelerate however he went on to have loads of options and his affect on the tracks made them sensational. Songs he was featured in embrace: MJ Remix by Unhealthy Boy Timz, If You No love me by Chike, and one of the common songs on Davido’s A Higher Time Album, The Greatest. Do you assume it ends there? It could be against the law to not point out his four nominations within the Headies awards 2020. Mayorkun copped the most effective avenue track nomination, Artiste of the yr, and greatest collabo of the yr in evaluation. We will as properly say, 2020 was created for the singer.
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Three Burna Boy
African Large is greater than an album identify. It’s the title Burna Boy is taking as he’s sworn into workplace as Nigeria’s world celebrity. The sterling singer made his stamp this yr as he will get one other Grammy Nomination in two years. Burna in 2020 launched arguably top-of-the-line Albums in the identical yr the place virtually each A-lister launched totally different tasks. After copping a Grammy Nominations he misplaced to a greater opponent in Beninois, Angelique Kidjo, Burna picked up the items and obtained one other nomination within the Grammy’s 2020 awards, We hope he goes on and wins it this time. Burna additionally gained the Greatest Worldwide Act within the MOBO awards 2020
Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka (born 28 January 1993) popularly identified by his stage identify CHIKE is a singer, songwriter, and actor is understood for his participation within the Nigerian actuality competitors Mission Fame West Africa in 2015 and in addition within the expertise competitors TV present The Voice Nigeria Season 1 ending runner-up on the present.
In 2020, Chike launched his first studio physique of labor entitled Boo Of The Booless. Though various opinions might weigh in with regards to ranking this album, it was an important physique of labor that obtained nominated for Album of the yr nominations within the Headies.
5 Temi Otedola
Trend entrepreneur cum actress has had fairly a formidable yr and it looks as if solely a place to begin for Temi. The billionaire daughter made her debut in Nollywood within the blockbuster film, Quotation and did fairly good for herself for a debutant. She made this checklist attributable to her sudden breakout into the trade. I imply, she landed a lead function in a film that had trade heavyweights like Ini Edo, Joke Silva, Gabriel Afolayan, and the likes.
6 Sharon Ooja
How Sharoon metamorphosized from TV exhibits to mainstream motion pictures must be studied. From the exasperating lady in Skinny Woman In Transit to the lead function in one among Nigeria’s most-watched motion pictures is a feat that shouldn’t be missed.
She seems to be approaching her peak in Nollywood with loads of recognitions and extra so, award nominations. In 2019 alone she was nominated for six totally different awards. Thus far, she doesn’t appear to have any awards beneath her belt.
This veteran actor, Osita Iheme is just not being celebrated for his latest works however the ripple impact his previous works nonetheless have as we speak. I’m certain in case you are a gentle social media consumer, you’ll be accustomed to his memes and movies on social platforms particularly Twitter. Clips from outdated motion pictures of Pawpaw are being lifted as a way to match as we speak’s state of affairs. Pawpaw is comedy personified therefore the popularity on this checklist.
I used to be about to sort ’embattled Nigerian singer’ however needed to right myself virtually instantly. Temilade Openiyi who simply obtained over a sordid expertise within the fingers of the Ugandan authorities has had an excellent yr bar her latest expertise. Tems launched her first physique of labor in 2020, obtained featured in Wizkid’s extremely rated Made In Lagos Album in one of many standout tracks. She additionally obtained nominated within the subsequent rated class of Headies Awards.
What extra will be stated about Starboy? just like the regulation professionals would say, ‘Res ipsa loquitur’ a Latin phrase for ‘it speaks for itself’.
Wizkid had a fairly first rate yr as all the time. Asides from successful the Greatest African Act in MOBO Awards, Wkizzy obtained a Grammy Nomination off Beyonce’s Black Is King Album. His new album, Made In Lagos Album dropped in October and it has made each chart there may be within the music world.
Laycon Agbeleshe: The underdog who turned essentially the most celebrated Massive Brother Naija housemate ever. Laycon’s story is that of a social climber who has risen via the ranks in a short time to attain his life’s goals and objectives. A photograph of the rapper performing on the Jaja Hallweek 2019 has surfaced on-line and it exhibits how far he has are available lower than one yr.
Laycon was one of many minor acts who was granted an viewers on the yearly corridor celebration. After successful the large brother Naija 2020, Laycon went forward to set loads of data as he turned the primary 2020 housemate to be verified on social media: his EP Who’s Laycon hitting 10million streams and lots of extra milestones. 2020 is bound a dream yr for the Ogun State native.
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In a nutshell, the Nigerian Leisure trade had a blooming yr regardless of the constraints and setbacks that got here with 2020. There isn’t any manner we will match everybody right into a high 10 checklist however we are going to make point out of some acts who had a superb yr as properly: