Most Famous Artists 2020 – Nigeria is widely known both for its Nollywood movies and the music industry as well. The most famous artist in Nigeria can be found not only as seasoned actors, film producers, or scriptwriters but also within the Nigerian music. And if you still do not know who is the most popular musician in Nigeria in 2020, keep reading!
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, also known as Wizkid, started singing when he was only 11 years old. Now he is perhaps, the most famous artist among Nigerian musicians. One of his hits that brought him popularity is the Halla at ur boy song released in 2010.
Moreover, Wizkid is well-recognized and has received the Grammy awards. He also has collaborated with many worldwide artists including Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songs, Drake, and Alicia Keys. Wizkid is the richest and the most famous top Nigerian musician, who lives like a king with his luxury cars, electronic gadgets, and mansions both in his native country and abroad.
2. Don Jazzy
Michael Collins Ajereh, also known as Don Jazzy, is one of the richest Nigerian musicians. He is a music producer, songwriter, and director. This great artist has great vocal and charisma. Don Jazzy is widely known for his hit songs such as Eminado, Looku Looku, Arise, Dorobucci Highlife, Adaobi, and Jantamanta.
He has worked with the best artists in Nigeria, such as Iyanya, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Tiwa Savage, and others. Moreover, he is an award-winning artist and won the Headies award twice in 2011 and 2014, as well as the Producer of the year titles from the Nigerian Music Awards and the Nigerian Entertainment Award and City People Entertainment Award.
D’banj, whose real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, was named the Best Performer of the Year for his Fall in Love and Oliver Twist songs. He is not only a successful musician and talented singer but also a television star and entrepreneur.
Before starting a prosperous solo music career, he was Don Jazzy’s partner and worked with him on various projects. He is also known for his remarkable performance at the African Cup of Nations in 2013, and now he is one of the greatest Nigerian musicians of all time.
2Face Idibia is Nigerian music legend, whose breakthrough in music internationally was the African Queen song. His music career began very early, and now he is a very successful musician, who has won such Music and Entertainment awards as the KORA, MOBO, MTV, BET, and Channel O Music Video Awards.
David Adeleke, also known as Davido or OBO (Omo Baba Olowo), is one of the top Nigerian musicians. His is known for IF, Fall, Dami Duro, Aye, Gobe songs and many others.
He is both famous and wealthy Nigerian music artist, whose songs If and Fall has gained over 60 million views on YouTube. David Adeleke is also a co-owner of the HKN Music label with his brother Adewale Adeleke.