TOP 10 UPCOMING ARTISTES IN YEAR 2020 SO FAR
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, many upcoming artistes have now sprung up in the Nigerian music industry in 2020 with several hit songs backing them. These upcoming talents are leveraging on the use of streaming services and social media to gain grounds in people's hearts. Here are the Top 10 upcoming Artistes that are making waves in the industry so far in the year 2020 in no particular order.
1. JOE BOY
He is a super talented singer and a songwriter. He is currently at the top of the chart with his viral hit single “Baby" which has amassed over 5 million views on YouTube, He got signed to Mr. Eazi's Empawa Africa record label. His hit songs like "call", "Blessings", "Don’t call me back" and "Nobody" is the jam airing most among young people.
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Whose name is Divine Ikubor, a very talented Nigeria Hip-hop artiste got signed by the Mavin Record boss DON JAZZY after he made a viral freestyle which he posted online on the beat of a popular Afro-pop singer D'Prince titled "Gucci Gang". He also has a chart topping hit titled “Dumebi" which brought him to limelight. He has also dropped some hit songs like "Alien" ," Ginger", "Beamer" etc.
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Tolulope Ajayi popularly called T-Classic is a fast rising Nigerian artist and a musician. T-Classic got signed to MixNaija Entertainment Record, he became popular after dropping a hit song featuring Mayorkun titled “Fall in Love" and he has also released songs like" Nobody fine pass you", "Hold on", "Underrated", "why" etc.
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Is a new kid who is currently signed to Mavin Records, Blowtime Entertainment owned by Producer Baby Fresh. The street has it that Crayon's music a blend of pop and Afrobeat, he shares a colorful slice of Afro-pop on this EP titled “Cray Cray”. This EP contains six great songs like "Bamiloke", "So fine", "Unusual", "Gockam", "Confidence" and "Aye o".
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FIREBOY is a new artiste under the Management of YBNL Record's Label. The artiste whose native name is Ademola Adefolahan is a highly talented artiste who has released hit songs back to back keeping his fans very much entertained. He has a taste for Afro music, his genres of music is dynamic. You should check out his songs. Songs like "Vibration", "Scatter", "New York girl", "Soro" and the Rest.
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The 26-year old talented starboy artiste came into the limelight after his amazing melodious verse on the Wizkid's monster single titled “Soco". Terri got signed by Wizkid after he made a viral video of his recordings which he tagged the Superstar singer and posted on Instagram. His singles like "On me", "Shuu", "Ojoro", "Killerman" have enjoyed relative mainstream success.
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Lawal Raheem a talented Yoruba artiste who is popularly known as Lyta, was formally signed to YBNL Record Label. He started his career in the music industry with an amazing song titled “Time", the song became his debut official single under the former label which he featured Olamide the YBNL Nation Boss.
Lyta returned to making music after the YBNL dissociated with his new single “Monalisa" where he featured the DMW Boss Davido.
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8. OMAH LAY
He is a super talented Artiste. Stanley Omah Didia is his real name and was born in Port-Harcourt. He is a popular Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, song writer and a producer. He released his EP titled "Get Layd" in 2020. He has also released hit songs like "You", "Bad influence" "yeye" and "damn". Another hit song was released on 30th of June 2020 titled "LoLo".
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OXLADE is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the industry. Ikuforiji Abdulrahman Olaitan known as Ox or Oxlade dropped songs such as "Happiness", "Ojoro", "Questionnaire". The hit song “Sing” and the widely accepted “Mamiwota” featuring BLAQBONEZ is something intriguing you want to listen to. He has also released songs like "Away", "Oxygene," "Breathe" etc. it is safe to say that Oxlade is here to stay.
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10. GOOD GIRL LA
A very creative female artiste. For those who are a huge fans of Tiwa Savage then Good girl LA's music should be added to your playlist. Euphemia Runyi Ekumah is her real name but she is popularly known by her stage name Good girl LA. She is a popular Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and artiste, her 2019 singles “Bless Me" and “Faraway" have massively gained airplay in Nigeria. Good girl LA has a very unique sound and a jolting vocal that compliments her elegant look. She also has released songs like "Jeje", "Current", "Ping and Bleed" featuring Peruzzi.
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There you go guys, share your thoughts by commenting who are your Top 10 upcoming Artistes in the year 2020 so far.