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Niyola
Nigerian musician

Niyola

Niyola
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Nigerian musician
Is Singer
From Nigeria
Field Music
Gender female
Birth 9 December 1985, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Age 36 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Genre:
Soul music
Instruments:
Voice
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Eniola Akinbo (born December 9, 1985), known professionally as Niyola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

Early life and career

Eniola Akinbo was born in Lagos, on December 9, 1985. The youngest of ten children, she sang in church with her siblings and was inspired to pursue a career in music after attending a Funmi Adams concert. Niyola emerged runner up in the Amen Starlet competition in 2000. She began her professional music career in 2005 and was briefly affiliated with eLDee’s Trybe Records. Following her stint at Trybe, she signed a production deal with Make Sum Noise Entertainment. Niyola’s first three singles "Me n U (In Da Club)", "No More" and "Dem Say" were released under the imprint. In 2012, Niyola signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment. On May 22, 2013, she released the single "Toh Bad", her first release under the label.

Discography

  • Niyola (2008)

Awards and nominations

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2013 The Headies Best Vocal Performance (Female) Nominated
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Most Promising Female Act to Watch Nominated
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Female Artist of the Year Won
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 04 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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