Top Five Most Successful Nigerian Artists Under 25


Top Five Most Successful Nigerian Artists Under 25
Naijamusic presents a list of Top Five Most Successful Nigerian Artists Under 25.

The Nigerian Music Industry is one of best things that ever happened to our country.

It is an industry that has put Nigeria on the global map besides crude oil as it remains one of the biggest employer of labour and still has enormous potentials for profitability.

There is no doubt there is a lot of money to go around in the industry. Daily tons of music is released and better still new superstars are made yearly.

The music landscape in Nigeria has witnessed the rise of several young stars like Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Tekno etc.

It’s so inspiring that a lot of young folks are motivated to pursue a career in music.

In this post, we would look at five of the most successful Nigerian artists under 25.

Those music stars that have made it big in the industry without hitting the 25-year-old mark.

Here are goes our list of the most successful Nigerian artists under the age of 25.

Kiss Daniel

Taking the number one spot on the list is Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe.

Kiss Daniel is clearly the leader in his ‘generation’ of artists.

He came into the Nigerian music industry with a banging debut single ‘Woju’.

Since then the 23-year-old has been dropping hits back to back with an award-winning debut album ‘New Era’.  

To top that Kiss Daniel is now a record label boss after exiting G-Worldwide to set up his music imprint Fly Boi Inc.

Since emerging on the scene Vado has a string of awards to his name and he is still a very hot commodity.


Reekado Banks

Ayoleyi Solomon better known by his stage name Reekado Banks  has done very well for himself in his four years in the Nigerian music industry.

He started off winning Headies Awards ‘Rookie of the Year’ and subsequently controversial ‘Next Rated’ awards.

He has been releasing chart-topping songs since his debut, with several collaborations with local and international music arts.

He has a sound debut album to his name. Reekado Banks charges a pretty high fee to perform at shows or appear at events.

He currently has some endorsement deals with top brands.


Korede Bello - Melanin Popping

Korede Bello

The Mavin Records star has always been a darling in the music industry since he got signed by Don Jazzy.

He first gained widespread acceptance after he winked in the visual of the Mavin all-star hit ‘Dorobucci’.

Korede Bello is one artist who has been able to churn out monster hits like ‘God Win’, ‘Romantic’, ‘Do Like That’ etc.

The 22-year-old has several brand endorsement including being the Nigerian Police Youth Ambassador.

He has done a lot of tours around Africa, Europe, and America.


Lil Kesh

Born Keshinro Ololade, Lil Kesh burst on the scene after he got signed by YBNL boss Olamide.

The rapper won the hearts of Nigerian music love and also gained national prominence on the heels of his monster hit ‘Shoki’ in 2014.

From ‘Lyrically’, to ‘Shoki’, to ‘Efejoku’, every single was a hit back to back.

The 23-year-old has had the opportunity to perform on some of the big stages around the world.

He has a solid debut album ‘Young And Getting It’, he is the youngest record label executive in Nigeria as the honcho of YAGI Records.


Dice Ailes

Number 5 on the list is Chocolate City music star Dice Ailes born Damilola Alesh.

He is one of the most impressive young Nigerian artists on the block.

Since his unveiling by Choc City Dice Ailes aka Mr Mi Yagi has been thrilling with his unique style of rapping and singing.

His single ‘Otedola’ made a lot of buzz because of the Nigerian business mogul Femi Otedola.

The 22-year-old is well recognized both in Nigeria and abroad.

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