Nigerian artistes top CNN’s Africa’s biggest stars list
Nigeria is fast becoming the Hollywood of Africa.
With a bustling entertainment industry, it is no surprise that Nigerian artistes topped CNN’s list of biggest African music stars.
Man of the moment Burna Boy is at the top of the list. The controversial singer has won several local and international awards this year and is in line to win the biggest one of them, a Grammys award.
Johnny hitmaker Yemi Alade also made it to the list. Yemi Alade is a household name in African entertainment.
Singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage is also amongst the biggest music stars on the continent. Tiwa recently bagged the award for the best female artiste in Western Africa at the just ended AFRIMA Awards.
It is not a surprise that award-winning singer Wizkid also made it to the list. Wiz has been doing the most in terms of music.
Also from Nigeria is Mr. Eazi. Of course, he is one of the biggest music stars in Africa. Mr. Eazi is the pioneer of the Banku Music, a fusion of Nigerian and Ghanaian music.
Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz alongside Angelique Kidjo from Benin, Mwila Musonda From Zambia and Sho Madjozi and Busiswa also made it to CNN’s list of Africa’s Biggest Music Stars.