12 Nigerian Musicians That Have Broken Boundaries And Won International Awards (Photos)


Nigerian Artiste produce the best music in Africa and are gaining more recognition in the international music market as foreigners appreciate the sounds which emanate from our shores.

We presents you a list of Nigerian artistes recognised globally.

1 Dbanj 

Dbanj is one of the most successful artistes to break into international limelight. He has taken home awards from BET Awards in 2011, MTV, MTV Europe, World Music Awards and much more.

2 Tubaba

2Face, one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.

3 Wizkid

Wizkid is indeed a starboy as he is a recipient of many awards like BET Award in 2012, a MOBO Award, two Channel O Music Video Awards, two Ghana Music Awards and a Future Award. And more recently, the Billboard awards.

4 Ice Prince

The trendy Chocolate City rapper, Ice Prince made history as the first single recipient of the Best International Act in Africa and Best Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year honor at the BET Awards in 2013. He also won the Channel O Music Video Awards.

5 Davido

The American-born Nigerian recording artist has received several awards. He is the recipient of a BET Award in 2014 , a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award.

6  Psquare

The sensational duo are recipients of MTV Europe Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards and KORA Awards

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7 Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade who was once nominated for BET Awards  won 2 awards at the MTV African Music Awards in 2015 and 2016.

8 Falz

Nigerian rapper, Falz was announced as the winner of the 2016 BET Awards Viewers’ Choice in the ‘Best New International Act’ category

9 Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage, who is one of the most successful indigenous female artiste in Nigeria is a recipient of one MTV Africa Music Award and Channel O Music Video Award.

10 Tekno

The singer-songwriter, producer, performer and dancer is a recipient of MTV Africa Music Awards 2016.

11 Flavour

Flavour, popularly known across Africa is recipient to international awards like the MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 and the channel O Music Video Awards.

12 Banky W

Nigeria’s R&B star, Banky W, was given an international award for his outstanding achievements by the President of the Borough of Brooklyn, John Lennon Song Writing Award 2006 and Urban Independent Music Awards, USA.

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