The Afrobeats music scene as we all know is gradually becoming the hugest deal in Africa. This is achieved because the industry has created platforms for African music artistes to horn their inborn skills in generating good music. Below, we have highlighted the most awarded artistes (specifically in Nigeria) over the years.
DMW Boss, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido is one artiste that has good vibes packaged and he has proven this time and again. This hasn’t gone unrewarded, making him reckon with nominations, accolades and awards.
The Omo Baba Olowo has received a total of 109 awards from about 150 nominations. This serves as a template for him to keep making himself and fans proud. All these come with great joy, as Davido is no doubt one of the biggest artiste in Africa, at the moment.
He has received BET award, a Ghana music award, a Nigeria music video award ,a Kora award, a Channel O music video award,2 MTV Africa music award, 5 The Headies award,7 Nigeria entertainment awards, 2 Dynamix all youth award, among others. This feat is second to none. O. B. O Baddest!!!
Small but mighty. Wizkid has shown his fans that achieving great height is not just by being tall. He has been dedicated and steadfast in dishing songs and thrilling his fans nonstop.
This superstar fine boy was ranked 5th position on Forbes and also, on Channel O 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest Africa Artistes. The excitement didn’t stop there,in February 2014, he became the first ever Nigerian artiste to have over 1 million followers on Twitter not just because he was cute and all, but because of his prowess in music.
Having done a collaboration with Drake “One dance”, this appeared in the 2018 Guinness world record. He has received a BET award, two MOBO awards, two Channel O music video awards, two Ghana music awards, two City People entertainment award, five Headies awards, six Nigeria entertainment awards and many more. He has won over 76 notable awards.
Veteran singer, songwriter, 2Baba is one good artiste that knows when to seize a moment. His talents have crowned him to be one of the biggest artistes to reckon with. An outstanding Afro pop art that have made his music a place of solitude for fans. He has won over 72 awards which includes -One music award, one MTV Europe music award, five Headies award, four Channel O music video award, one BET award, four Africa music award,one MOBO award,One Kora award among others.
D’Banj is one talented artiste that gave his fans vibes to churn on. He came into limelight after he released his debut album ‘No Long Thing’ in 2005. His energetic style and great music combo has won him many accolades like , The Best New comer awards for Tongolo. He has also won the Most promising male artiste award in 2005 among others.
Before they decided to go their separate ways in the music industry, the duo were a great deal. They came up with singles and albums back to back, and they were referred to as “The twins” in the industry. Peter and Paul never relented in feeding their fans with good music. In December 2011, they signed a record deal with Akon’s Konvict Music label which they came out with mind blowing jamz like, ‘Chop my money’s.” Everything still going all rosy, they later signed a record distribution deal with Universal Music South African branch. All these brought them notable accolades leaving them with 49 awards in total.
Trust us, hard work pays. Sooner or later, putting tangible efforts in what you do brings about recognitions, awards, and all these no doubt, adds to one’s portfolio.
These artistes came, saw, conquered and are still conquering!
And to this we say