The Music Industry in Nigeria Female Over The Past Few Years

These are the Top Nigerian Music Albums of 2021 1

Music industry in Nigeria isn’t easy at all but our female artist had done so well over the pass few years, the likes of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Ayade, Simi, Teni and lots more.

Female musicians in Nigeria had done so well dropping wonderful songs, and are still doing amazingly as they are still watering the ears of their fans with their unique songs.
But female artist are being seen as inferior over the male musicians, reason not really revealed but, Nigeria as a whole has the believes that the female forks are totally under a man’s control, but that shouldn’t be that way.
Sometimes i wonder how music industries in Nigerian grow so big over the pass few years.
Gradually, we are getting to the interesting part of this write up as i will list the best female artist in Nigeria (2022), their Biography, birthday, Net worth and lot more.
It took i and all source of music team several days to draft out the best of best in the Nigerian music Industry for you my precious reader.
How often did you listen to Johnny by Yemi Alade? or Tiwa Savage first single, ‘Kele Kele Love’ which gained Global recognition ? i do frequently, i so much enjoy their vibes.
Johnny by Yemi Alade has various breaking record in Africa as it hit about 133 million views on YouTube and still counting.

Below are the list of the top 10 female musicians in nigeria:

  • Tiwa Savage
  • Yemi Alade
  • Simi
  • Teni
  • Sinach
  • Omawumi
  • Waje
  • Niniola
  • Tems
  • Seyi Shay

Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage with an estimated net worth of about 5 million United States Dollar approximately 2.07 billion naira in Nigeria currency, is one of the best female artist in Nigeria over the pass decades.

According to history, Tiwatope Savage has sang with so many international singers, such as Remy Ma, of Fat Joe’s rap crew, Terror Squad.

According to Multiloaded latest Music, Tiwa Savage as my top number one best artist of decades, he has being confirm by other singers as biggest and richest African chic in the world, she is also recognized as the richest female musician in Nigeria (2022) with a net worth of about 2.07 billion naira. She never fails her fans as she keep releasing latest music every year.

Shot Biography of Tiwa Savage:

• Name: Tiwatope Savage
• Genre: Rap, Afro Pop, World, Soul, Hip Pop, etc
• Children: one kid for now, his name is Jamil Balogun
• Grammy: Not yet
• Record Label: Mavin, Universal Music Group, Motown, Island and Capitol Records
• Billboard: Yes (Twice)
• Tiwa Savage Net worth: $5million (Estimations)

Yemi Alade

Best Female Artiste in Western Africa 2015 and Best Female Artiste 2018 (bhlAFRIMA Awards (All Africa Music Awards winner Yemi Alade, is rated best Nigerian Female singer slightly after Tiwa Savage.

She is the second richest female musician in Nigeria, with a net worth of about 4.2 Million United State dollars, approximately 1,730,442,000.00 Nigerian Naira.

She got famous on her first hit song Johnny which got about 133 Million Views and still counting.

Yemi Alade Biography:

• Name: Yemi Alade
• Record Label: Effyzzie Music Group
• Genre: World, Afro Pop and R&B
• Billboard: Yes (Twice)
• Grammy: Nil
• Yemi Alade Net worth: $4.2million (Estimations)


Simisola Kosoko popularly known as Simi is 3rd on our list because of her seriousness to make good music, she started singing as a gospel musician at age 16, then moved into circular after dropping her fist gospel debut album Ogaju in 2008.

She was sign into X3M Music record label where she released her first circular song Tiff in 2014.

While pursuing her musical career, she met one of the best male musician Adekunle Gold, who she ended her life with.

Adekunle Gold has supported her career since day one till now.

Simi Biography:

• Name: Simisola Kosoko
• Record Label: X3M Music

• Genre: alt-rock, Afro Pop, R&B, soul and world
• Source of Wealth: shows, Endorsement, Songs, YouTube
• Simi Net worth: $1.6 Million (Estimations)


All Nigerian female singers has their unique way of making their songs, Teni is one of them, Teni first Nigerian song was ” “Case” with several streams and views on YouTube.

According to records, Teni is the only Nigerian female artist that did not have any video of her half naked, lol am just kidding, but sincerely the music industry has being awesome since Teni joined the crew.

So I’m proud to call her my 4th best Nigerian artist that will still trend 2022.

Teni Biography:

• Name: Teniola Apata
• Billboard: No
• Source of Income: Singer, Endorsement, YouTube, featured.
• Teni Net Worth $400,000 (Estimations)


  1. Nobody every told you Sinach is cool right?

Maybe I should be the first telling you that she is not just the best female gospel artist in Nigeria but also on of the best Nigerian female songwriter so far.

She sings mainly gospel but, she is on of Nigeria classic gospel singer.

Sinach shot Biography:

• Name: Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu
• Record Label:

  • Loveworld
  • SLIC

• source of Income:

• Genre: Worship and Gospel
• SInach Net Worth $1 million (Estimations)


Brand ambassador for, Omawumi Megbele, is the number 6 on my list of top Nigerian artist.

She’s rich, beautiful and she has amazing songs too, she was once and she was once a brand ambassador for Globacom, and Malta Guinness.

Omawumi first song was “In The Music” which was released about 9years ago.

Sincerely she is qualify to be called best Nigerian songwriter.

Omawumi Biography:

• Name: Omawumi Megbele
• Record Label: Hermanez Media, Roc Nation/Cabal Entertainment, O’MA Records
• Genre: Soul, Afro Pop and R&B
• Source of Wealth: Songs, Endorsement, Featured, YouTube.
• Omawumi Net worth: $3million (Estimations)


I won’t regret having Aituaje Iruobe, Known by stage name “Waje” as one of my top Nigerian Vocalist despite her unsuccessful career as a result of lack of support and encouragement.

Ever Waje quit music in 2019, her fans have being crying out to her to come into the industry and water their ears with her sharp tunes.

She sings Rock, R&B, Soul Pop and Blues, she has her own unique pattern of song.

Short Biography of Waje:

• Name: Aituaje Iruobe
• Record Label: Waje Musik Entertainment
• Billboard: No
• Grammy: Nil
• Waje Net Worth $1.7 million (Estimations)


Niniola Apata  who won the Best African Collaboration for “Mbilo Mbilo” (Remix) 2016 and also won Choice Female Vocalist of the Year (2017), and many more awards embrace the music industry after she participated in the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013.

Her first single “Ibadi”, really had much to do with her success as she won so many Awards and nominations.

She is a free singer, she sings from her inner mine, she got her pattern of song.

Shot Biography of Niniola:

• Name: Niniola Apata
• Record Label: DRUMROLL RECORDS Entertainment
• Genre: House Afro-house, folk

• Occupation: Songwriter, Singer, performer

• Niniola Net Worth $1.4 million (Estimations)

• Niniola source of wealth: Shows, Songs, Endorsements, Youtube.


Temilade Openiyi is a Nigerian female singer, she sings Afro beats and Alternative R&B, her single Try Me was a major hit as at 2019, raising over 6.8 Million views on YouTube.

She has this power to make someone fall in love with something, and that’s what she did for the industry, she made music Lovers fall in love with Alternative R&B. So she’s the number 9 on my list.

Tems shot Biography:

• Name: Temilade Openiyi
• Record Label: Leading Vibe LTD

• Occupation: Songwriter, Singer, performer

• Tems Net Worth $2.8 million (Estimations)

• Tems source of wealth: Record producer, Shows, Songs, Endorsements, Youtube.

Seyi Shay

Best R&B Single 2019, Seyi Shay, is a Nigerian singer with good vibes too, she roll with Afropop, R&B, Afro-fusion and Afro-soul she was born in 21 December 1985 in Tottenham, London, United Kingdom.

Am concluding my list with her, she’s amazing.

Seyi Shay shot Biography:

• Name: Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua
• Record Label: Island Records
• Genre: Afro-Soul, Afro Pop, Afro-Fussion and R&B
• Source of Wealth: Songs, Endorsement, Featured, YouTube.
• Omawumi Net worth: 865 million naira (Estimations).

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