The year 2020 was obviously an awesome year despite the ravaging pandemic that rocked the entire world. As we kick off 2021, we give a precise look at fast rising Nigerian singers who have delivered an impressive performance in the previous year (2020) and are faced with huge prospects of gaining recognition in the year 2021.
Some of them might not too familiar with the general public but its only a matter of time before then gained massive familiarity. We marked out some of these talented singers who have displayed huge prospects in the music industry as at 2020;
1. Omah Lay
The year 2020 was obviously a big and successful year for the fast rising Omah Lay.
With a successful studio album already in the bag, the fast rising isn’t showing any signs of slowing down especially with his recent banging single ‘Godly’. Omah Lay might be on course to have a big 2021 after his prominent rise in 2020 as well as bagging the Headies Next Rated Awards for 2020.
2. Bella Shmurda
The street crooner had a successful year even when he isn’t signed to any top music label. Bella has crossed limps and bounds to attain the fame that he is currently getting now. His hit single ‘Vision2020’ shot him to prominence and Bella Shmurda has shown no signs of slowing down with his biggest song of his career so far ‘CashApp’ topping charts in the last few weeks.
His feature in Davido and Olamide’s studio album crowned a successful year for the fast rising singer. Bella would be tipped to have a big year in 2021 and his fans would be hoping for more smashing hits.
The talented singer won the hearts of many entertainment lovers when he released his studio album ‘Boo of the Booless’. The album at first didn’t gathered much pace as it ought to have been considering the quality and exciting times that featured in the album but in recent weeks and months, some songs from the album are currently making waves.
Songs like ‘’Roju and If You No Love’’ having receive massive waves from the entertainment as they can be considered as the biggest songs from the album.
4. Ayra Starr
Recently signed to MAVIN record label, Oyinkansola Aderibigbe popularly known as Ayra Starr is a Nigerian singer and songwriter from the southern part of Nigeria. The fast-rising star who had begun to drop songs since 2019 loves to call herself a celestial being.
Ayra Starr is an Afropop, afrobeat, and RnB singer. She released her first 5-track EP which is the rave of the moment now. We see a lot of potentials and we look forward to seeing what she has for us in the year 2021.
5. Bad Boy Timz.
This list would not be complete without Olorunyomi Oloruntimilehin popularly known as Bad Boy Timz . His song ‘MJ” catalyzed his meteoric rise to the forefront of the mainstream Afrobeats movement.
He got more attention after to fame Olamide of YBNL featured him on his hit single ‘’Loading. ” This has continuously helped him to grow his listenership. He also won the Headies rookie of the year for 2020. Looking forward to seeing what the new year holds for Bad Boy Timz.