Channel Just released Top 10 Female singing sensations in Africa and
guess what? We dont agree with the list , no offence to the femcees from
other countries on the list but Nigerian female artists on this list
should be more than 2 , where is OMAWUMI , CHIDINMA ? .
Well i guess they forgot!! Share your thoughts on this .
just some divas that we have tracked on our radar. In no particular,
here are Africa’s top female singing sensations:
Given her very musical background, there was probably no other
career that South African songstress Zonke Dikana could have chosen. Her
first album “Life,love and music” was released in 2007 but it wasn’t
until 2011, when she dropped “Ina ethe” that she gained the recognition
due to her. It scooped her a SAMA for Best African adult album. Her
follow up project, “Give and take”, saw her take home another SAMA for
best live DVD.
With four albums under her belt, 10 SAMA awards, a BET nomination
for best international act in Africa and a biography, Lerato Molapo
needs no introduction in the music industry. She has continuously
reinvented herself, ensuring her long lasting power.
There is so much that can be said about Tiwatope Savage, who has
been singing since the age of 17. Her musical career is so illustrious
and includes various accolades including having a song that she co-wrote
for Fantasia being nominated for a Grammy. She has also backed up
musical giants such as Mary J Blidge and George Michael and last year
won her fisrt CHOAMVA for most gifted female.
Moneoa Moshesh burst on to the music scene in mid-2012 to positive
reviews. Her debut album “Coming from going to” was nominated for the
Channel O Music and Metro FM Music awards, although she did not win. Her
latest album, “Ndim Lo”, has scored two Metro FM Music Awards
nominations this year.
She has been described as the Ghanaian It Girl when she burst onto
the scene into the scene in 2012. Signed to Pidgen music, her sound
combines Neo soul, Afrobeat, Reggae and Pop. She is seen as one of
Ghana’s fastest rising stars.
Victoria Kimani, born in LA but originally from Kenya started
writing, recording and performing at 16. She lived in Nigeria durig her
high school years but moved back to Nairobi, Kenya at 17. She has since
been working with top artists and producers, perfecting and developing
her musical and visual craft as well as writing for all sorts of signed
artists around the world.
WAJE (an acronym for “Words aren’t just enough”) is a Nigerian
singer whose vocal range is famous for its versatility. Born Aituaje
Iruobe, she is the lady behind the remake of P-Square’s Omoge Mi and the
female voice in the duo’s 2008 hit track do me.
Her full name is, wait for it: Jane Fara Fauzzier Afia Boafowaa
Yahaya Awindor. She is a Ghanaian neo-soul vocalist, songwriter,
performer and actress from Kumasi.
Loliwe is South African singing sensation’s first album and it broke
records by going platinum in 13 days and double platinum after just 17
days, selling over 100,000 copies in South Africa. The music video for
her debut single, “Loliwe”, has eclipsed the 2.3 million views mark on
YouTube. Her second studio album “Phendula” also went platinum in 7 days
after being released.
Naima Kay, born Lungile Khumalo is a 2014 SAMA Best Newcomer award
winner. She describes her 12-track debut album “Umsebenzi” as being
about love, life and things that happen around us.