Just as Burna Boy, Wizkid and Davido keeps battling for the face of afrobeat crown, fans of popular Nigerian female musicians Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade are hoping their favourites are the biggest female musician in Nigeria.
These two singers have been in the game for a long time. Tiwatope Savage popularly known as Tiwa Savage is a Universal Music recording artist whose sounds are eccentric and groovy. Tiwa Savage began as a backup singer to renowned singers like George Michael before penning down a publishing deal with Sony in 2009. In 2012, Tiwa Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed to Mavin records. She departed the Don Jazzy led record label after successfully dishing out three amazing projects under the record label.
Ever since then, Tiwa has been a reckoning force in the Nigerian music scene. She has racked up numbers and plaques over her career years with four stuido projects. Her last one "Celia" featured Naira Marley, Sam Smith, Davido and several others. She won the best video award category at the 2020 Souncity MVP awards with her epic performance on "49-99" directed by Meji Alabi.
Yemi Alade on the hand is Nigeria's dancehall queen. The Effyzie Entertainment music goddess came to limelight following her success on "Johnny" in 2014. The single which has now garnered over hundred million views on YouTube was a banger back in the days. The song gave her all the necessary attention she needed to build an amazing career. The award-winning recording artist and dancer later won MTV African Music Awards for best female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively.
Yemi Alade has long grown to be one of the biggest female artistes in Africa. She was billed to perform with Shakira, Cold Play, Justin Beiber and others at the The Global Goal: Unit for our future concert amidst the 2020 global pandemic. With four solid albums, fans of Yemi Alade claim their favourite is the biggest female artiste in Nigeria in 2020.
Let's take a look at their numbers...
Tiwa Savage ----2,263,141 monthly listeners
Yemi Alade-----1,319,507 monthly listeners
Tiwa Savage ----711K suscribers with 261,545,104 total views
Yemi Alade ----1.46M suscribers with 471,624,949 total views
Tiwa Savage ---- 18,714,066 total plays
Yemi Alade ---- 7,610,872 total plays
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