8 Nigerian Artistes signed with SONY

We can’t deny the fact that even with the economic recession in Nigeria; the music industry happens to remain unaffected. Its also amazing how far our Nigerian artistes are going. How many of them did you know has a Sony Deal?

Nneka: 1st Nigerian to secure a deal with Sony


Born Nneka Lucia Egbuna, is a Nigerian hip hop/soul/reggae singer, songwriter and actress. She sings in both English and Nigerian Pidgin. She happens to be the first Nigerian (based in Germany) to be signed by Sony including her various accomplishments. Read more about her here


Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, musician, entrepreneur and TV host. Is also signed under Sony entertainment.


Tiwatope Savage-Balogun (born 5 February 1980), better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer and actress. She is currently signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing as a songwriter.


  Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), better known by his stage name Wizkid, is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer.


   David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and record producer. He announced that he signed a record deal with Sony BMG in January 2016 via Twitter.


   Ayoola Ogundeyi Jr., better known as Ayo Jay, was born 9 August 1989 and he is a United States based Nigerian singer and songwriter. He currently has a record deal with One Nation and RCA. He signed the deal with RCA in 2016 (RCA Records is an American major record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment (SME). The company’s name is derived from the initials of the label’s former parent company, Radio Corporation of America (RCA).


Oludemilade Martin Alejo (born January 29, 1993), popularly known by his stage name YCEE, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter currently signed to Tinny Entertainment. He made it to the list of Nigerian artistes signed with Sony Music West Africa along side Tinny Entertainment.

UPDATE: YCEE is no longer a part of Sony Music Entertaiment Africa as the deal which was signed on the 21st of October 2016 has been terminated by his record label (Tinny Entertainment), owing to the allegations laid by YCEE and his record label of fraud, theft and deception.


Augustine Miles Kelechi (born December 17, 1992) popularly known by his stage name Tekno Miles or Tekno, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, producer, performer and dancer. He is a descent of Ebonyi state.

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