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1/21/2017

Top Nigerian Female Celebrities 2017: Singers and Actresses

Top Nigerian Female Celebrities 2017: Singers and Actresses


Take a look at these top Nigerian celebrities and tell us in the comment box bellow which one is your favorite celebrity.

1. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage
BIOGRAPHY:
Tiwatope Savage-Balogun, (born 5 February 1980), better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer and actress. She is currently signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mavin Records. She co-wrote the track "Collard Greens & Cornbread" off Fantasia Barrino's Grammy-nominated album Back to Me.Savage was featured on Solar Plexus, a compilation album that was released a day after the establishment of Mavin Records.[8] On 3 July 2013, she released her debut studio album Once Upon a Time. Savage sings in English and Yoruba.[9] As a singer, her achievements include one MTV Africa Music Award, two The Headies Awards, one Channel O Music Video Award, one Nigeria Music Video Award, and two City People Entertainment Awards, among others.

2.Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade
BIOGRAPHY
Yemi Alade was born in Abia State, Nigeria, to Helen Alade (nee Uzoma), a business woman, and James Alade, a retired Police Commissioner. Her mother, a native of south-eastern Nigeria and her father is of south western Nigerian descent, thus earning her the moniker, “that Yoruba-Ibo girl”. The fifth of seven siblings; Yemi, has four brothers and two sisters.

She grew up listening to popular music of the late eighties and early nineties and singers like Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. The captivating vocal ability she possessed placed her in the church adult choir at the age of twelve and was known to have made melodies from everyday conversations. In her words; “I’ve practically lived my life on stage”, Yemi was exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. She grew up in several Nigerian cities owing to her father’s job description. Yemi Alade was educated at Saint Saviors’ British Primary School, Lagos and then Victory Grammar School, Lagos, before proceeding to the University of Lagos where she majored and graduated with a B.Sc in Geography in 2010.

Yemi Alade began making music professionally in 2005 when she was the lead of a girl group called Noty Spices managed by Storm Management. Afterwards she entered the maiden edition of the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and went on to win the competition based on her talent as a singer and performer under the supervision of Bayo Omisore. Her debut single “Fimisile” featuring eLDee became a radio hit accompanied with an engaging music video which introduced her officially as a musical force and gained her fans across the continent.

In mid 2012 Yemi Alade signed a deal with Effyzzie Music Group and started working with hit producers DJ Klem, D’tunes, E-Kelly, Sizzle Pro, Fliptyce and renowned South African producer Garth. Shortly afterwards she released her successful single ‘Ghen Ghen Love’ which was produced by the iconic OJB Jezreel. ‘Ghen Ghen Love’ became a hit topping numerous radio and video charts across Africa. She was also featured on singer Dipp’s album on the track ‘Rock Ur Body’ and the song and video went viral and received praises earning the duo an award nomination for best R&B video category at the Nigerian Music Video Awards 2012. In the first quarter of 2013 Yemi Alade enlisted IcePrince and Sasha P for the remix of her single ‘Ghen Ghen Love’, and the massive collaboration was premiered with a high-profile online hangout powered by Google influenced by Michelle Obama’s live Google hangout broadcast on websites and became a global trending topic.

In July of 2013, Yemi Alade released the emotive video for her romantic afro-R&B ‘Bamboo’ produced by Fliptyce. ‘Bamboo’ went on to be a moderate hit and a massive love and wedding anthem. In the last quarter of 2013, Yemi Alade shocked and broke records when her most recent hit single ‘Johnny’ produced by Selebobo leaked on the internet. The dance number received major critical acclaim and became an instant smash hit topping and dominating countless music charts across the globe and it been listed as one of the best songs of 2013 despite the fact it was released towards the end of the year without a video.

Yemi Alade who has covered a number of magazines and performed across the globe sharing the stage and songs with Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I, Wizkid, Becca, May D, Waje and Yemi Sax headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival, and also was called upon to open the 2013 edition of the televised Headies Awards ceremony (popularly referred to as the Nigerian Grammys) with an electrifying performance.

Yemi Alade is currently touring and working on her yet to be titled debut album with is slated for an early 2014 release after the video for Johnny which is already in works with director Clarence Peters is released.


3.UCHE JOMBO
UCHE JOMBO
BIOGRAPHY
Uche Jombo was born Ucheobi nnenne Jessica Jombo as a middle child in a family of nine in enugu, from Abiriba in Abia state. She joined nollywood in 1999 her early movies are adure , ibinabo, girls hostel.
Uche is a true product of hard work and self believe as she is one of the most respected actresses who worked her way to the top.
She is the best business brain in the game and the most focused, down to earth and your all round girl next door.she is a true believer of New Nollywood, a proud member of the royal arts academy family, CEO of uche Jombo studios,her royal *highness* adanganga1 of Abiriba.

Awards

*Best actress {Afro Hollywood awards UK 2008}

*Outstanding actress of the year 

*Role model award {African youths society merit award 2009}

*Best actress{City People Awards 2010}

*Nollywood personality of the year 2010 {life-changers awards UK}

*Honor AWARD {Abia State Awards 2010}

*Best Support Act{Best of Nollywood Awards 2010}

*Merit Award for support of charity {5 continents award New york 2010}

*Role model award //ohafia LGA {Solid stars resources Awards 2010}

*Outstanding performance in the Nigerian movie industry {City People Entertainment Awards 2010}
*best actress in a leading role DAMAGE (ELOY awards2011)
*Best actress in a leading role DAMAGE (NAFCAawards2011)
*Best film DAMAGE (NAFCAawards2011)
*Best actress in a leading role LIES MEN TELL (Africa international film fastival 2013).

OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE

BIOGRAPHY
Omotola was born in a family of five to Mr. & Mrs. Shola Jalade (both late) and two brothers, Tayo and Bolaji Jalade. She attended Chrisland Nursery School , Opebi, Lagos, Oxford Children School , Santos Layout.Command Secondary School , kaduna. A quick stint at O.A.U Ife for Economics, She eventually studied Estate Management at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. She got married at the Ikeja registry on the 23rd, March 1996, and had a beautiful white wedding on board a DASH 7 Aircraft flying from Lagos to Benin, on the 19th April, 2001. Besides acting, she also sings and has two albums, Gba(2005) and just released Me,myself & eyes(2010) alias -feel alright. She features as a writer for the Saturday SUN (Omotola's Diary) . A passionate Human rights activist Omotola is usually involved in Social Services for women and charity homes.With over 40(fourty) awards the Beautiful actress is arguably the youngest recipient of the "best actress award" -Thema 1997. For this screen goddess, life is family, scenes in a movie, songs in an album and the sure pleasure of getting feed back from her fans. Omotola has within the space of 19years consistently played lead roles in most of her movies. She has played a prostitute, a prisoner, the lonely housewife, the bitchy manipulator and the girl next door. Omotola radiates the aura of a real star and total entertainer. In 2013 , Time magazine named her as one of 100 Most influential people in the World. The UK telegraph called her the "Queen of Nollywood". Omotola is the first Celebrity in AFRICA to get 1m likes on Facebook. Omosexy as she is called by her fans, stared in her own reality show which launched as the most viewed Television show in 2012. Friendly yet Highly disciplined, Omotola would not respond to anything that she perceives “does not add value to her brand .She believes in the saying "Live and let Live".
In 2014 , omotola was conferred with an MFR by the president and Chief Justice of Nigeria for her contribution to the country's development.

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