Davido – Nigeria’s Leading Artists…

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Davido, whose real name is David Adedeji Adeleke, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, but he relocated to Lagos, Nigeria, at a young age. Davido comes from a wealthy and influential family in Nigeria, with his father, Dr. Adedeji Adeleke, being a successful businessman and philanthropist.

Davido’s music career began to take off in 2011 when he released his debut single titled “Back When,” featuring Nigerian rapper Naeto C. The song received widespread acclaim and marked the beginning of Davido’s rise to prominence in the Nigerian music industry.

In 2012, Davido released his debut studio album titled “Omo Baba Olowo,” which translates to “Son of a Rich Man” in Yoruba, one of Nigeria’s major languages. The album featured hit singles such as “Dami Duro,” “Ekuro,” and “All of You,” which helped to solidify Davido’s status as one of Nigeria’s leading artists.

Davido’s musical success continued to grow with subsequent releases, including collaborations with other artists both within Nigeria and internationally. He has worked with notable musicians such as Meek Mill, Tinashe, and Chris Brown, further expanding his reach beyond Africa.

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One of Davido’s most significant achievements came in 2017 when he won the Best International Act award at the BET Awards, becoming the first African artist to receive the honor on the main stage. This achievement helped to elevate Davido’s profile on the global stage and solidify his reputation as one of Africa’s biggest music stars. His last album release was 2023 titled Timeless and featured the track “Na Money“.

Throughout his career, Davido has continued to release hit songs, sell out concerts, and win numerous awards, including multiple MTV Africa Music Awards and The Headies awards. He is known for his energetic performances, catchy melodies, and Afrobeat-infused sound, which has earned him a dedicated fanbase both in Nigeria and around the world. He along with some notable mentions like Burna Boy, Asake, Ayra Starr and Wizkid, missed out on the Grammy’s narrowly missing out to Tyla from South Africa.

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