Best Nigeria Female Musicians In 2021

The vast area of the Nigerian music industry has produced incredible performers, including females, who have enhanced the company's image to perfection. With their musical abilities, the feminine genders demonstrated their worth and rose to the top.

Furthermore, in this post, we'll look at the female musicians in Nigeria who have risen to the top as a result of their performances this year.


TIWA SAVAGE - Tiwa Savage is recognized as the best Afrobeat female agenda. The Nigeria singer who is known poorly as Tiwatope Savage was born on 5th February 1980 in Lagos Island.

Meanwhile, She began her career as a backup vocal artist and also in the shadow of MavinRecords, her Mark encouraged many of the other Nigerian artists, and the country's music industry became more appealing.

Currently, she has surpassed many Nigerian female artists and emerged as one of the best via her qualities.


SIMI - Simisola Kosoko who is known popularly by her stage name Simi was born in the year 1988 on April 19th. She is popularly known for her magical vocals. Her aspiration to be recognized as one of the best, like that of other Nigerian artists, began during her religious prime.

She was well-known as a chorister before pursuing her dream of becoming a gospel singer. However, She was forced to dump the genre and switched to Afrobeat where she featured Falz on the song ‘Tif’.

The record paved the path for her, and she gained confidence by releasing a slew of hit singles. She's also won a slew of prizes for her collaborations and singles. She is currently a mother of one, living happily with her Husband Adekunle Gold.

Ayra starr:

Ayra starr - Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002) is a fast-rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, and model who goes by the stage name Ayra Starr. Ayra Starr, who was born in Cotonou, began her career in fashion at the age of 16 with Quove Model Management before deciding to pursue music. She shared her first original song on her Instagram page in December 2019 after covering several songs by popular singers. This drew the attention of Don Jazzy, a record executive, and led to her signing with Mavin Records.

Furthermore, Ayra Starr gained mainstream recognition in early 2021 with her self-titled debut extended play and its hit single "Away," which spent two weeks at number four on Nigeria's TurnTable Top 50 and reached number 17 on the US Billboard Top Triller Global, paving the way for the August 2021 release of her first full-length studio album, 19 & Dangerous.

The album, which is mostly classified as Afropop and R&B, has received positive critical acclaim. In Nigeria, it created two top forty hits. The lead track, "Bloody Samaritan," reached number one on the Billboard Top 50 chart, making it the first solo song by a female artist to do so.


Tems - Temilade Openiyi who was born on 11 June 1995 and goes by the stage name Tems is one of the best Nigerian singers. Tems collaborates with Drake on the song "Fountains" from his album Certified Lover Boy and the Wizkid single "Essence," she earned two US top 40 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2021, the latter of which reached the top ten following a remix with Justin Bieber and earned her a Grammy Award nomination.

Her voice has been described as deep, velvety, and androgynous.

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