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Top 5 Young Musicians To Take Over Nigeria Music Industry In 2021

POSTED BY ON January 9th, 2021

The Nigerian Music Industry is arguably the the most successful in Africa currently.

From the likes of Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, and Burna Boy, who are reigning as the front liners of Africa Music to the world market, it’s obvious the Nigerian Music Industry is packed with very talented artists making the industry competitive compared to other African country’s music industry.

It looks like Nigeria will lead Africa Music for a very long time considering the new group of talents cropping up in addition to the big names already mentioned.

So who are these new stars we are talking about?

Well, that’s what you are about to know so sit, relax and let’s dive into it right now.


1 Omah Lay

Omah Lay

23-year-old Omah Lay announced his immense talent to the national market with his record “Bad Influence” of his Get Layed EP in just last year 2020.

His “Bad Influence” became a big hit in Nigerian and Omah Lay registered his name among the hottest musicians.

His next biggest song in his debut year 2020 in the Nigeria Music Industry “Godly“. The song instantly became an international hits and Omah Lay become a national music asset for Nigeria to join those who are already holding the mantle and exporting Nigerian music to the world.

In 2020, Omah Lay became one of the top artists that were talked about.

He released two EPs in 2020 Alone and most of his songs were hits.

2. Tems


The 25-year -old sensational singer Tems, borne Temilade Openiyi has proven that, he has find her spot with her unique voice in the Nigerian music industry ready to blow international.

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Temi became national hit after her single “Try Me” became a hit in 2019.

With her release of her EP “Broken Years” in 2020, it obvious Tems is prepared to join the crusaders taking over Nigeria Music in 2021.

3. Rema


The 20-year-old Nigerian Afro Fusion musician Rema became popular in 2019 in teh Nigerian Music Industry,. With his talents and beautiful voice, Rema has become one of the big artists in Nigeria.

His songs “Ginger MeWoman, and Dumebi” were international hits in 2020.

Two years into the Nigerian Music Industry and he’s showed he’s taking over in 2021.

4. Fireboy DML

Fireboy DML

24-year-old YBNL singer, Adedamola Adefolahan professionally known as Fireboy DML, took the industry by the storm in 2019 after he had a breakthrough with his popular track, ‘Jealous’, a song about love and love complicated feelings

His 2020 records like “Tattoo” and “Like I Do” were national hits.

Fireboy DML has showed he’s out to grab and lead the Nigerian Music Industry in 2021.

5 Lil Frosh

Lil Frosh

After his release of “Davido“, “Firi Yahoo” in 2019, he was marked for greatest and has since been consistent with releasing hit after hit songs.

In 2020, his song “Kole Ri Body” was sensational.

Lil Frosh raps in the Yoruba language with clear and smooth flows, coming up with well-cooked punchlines.

“2021 is expected to be a beautiful year for the young Nigerian artists to make impact because, in the real sense, the Covid-19 pandemic restricted them in exploding their musical career to borders.”


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