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Nigerian stars that struck the limelight in 2020

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2020 was a disastrous year following how a dangerous pandemic referred to as Covid-19 struck every single being by surprise and further claimed a lot of souls.

However, despite the awful image of the pandemic, the year 2020 favoured most of the current trending musicians in Nigeria.

They struck the limelight and established their peak in 2020 leaving enormous numbers of people in thrillers despite the haunting image of the year 2020.

Here are the Nigerian music stars who were favored by the year 2020 below;

Bella Shmurda

The young star Bella Shmurda will always offer his profound gratitude to the year 2020 for changing his life.

He was discovered by the Nigerian dancer Poco Lee who helped establish his career after he introduced him to Wizkid and Olamide.

The singer hesitated not to use his time and did deploy enough songs that have best reshaped his image from a penury image to the prosperous one.

He rose to fame with his single, Vission 2020, released in the year 2020. Since then he has acquired enormous numbers of expensive luxuries.


The Nigerian young maestro Rema who was discovered by the Nigerian music producer Don Jazzy in no doubt struck the limelight in 2020 after releasing several hit songs.

Rema was offered the slightest opportunity to prove his worth which he took by storm deploying enough hit songs that even earned him the Afrimma and Headies Award.

He is recognized as one of the best young stars in Nigeria having surpassed a high number of streams with his singles.

He has not paid anyone for collaboration, yet he has collaborated with so many top stars.

Omah Lay 

The Nigerian songwriter and singer Omah Lay rose to fame in the year 2020 with his single “Lo lo”

He began his career as a solo rapper and music producer before switching his genre and establishing himself as a professional Afrobeat singer.

His several hit songs have earned a place in the heart of the Nigerian music enthusiasts which further earned him a Headies award as the next rated artist.

There is no doubt about his qualities following he has recorded an accolade from Justin Bieber.


Tems the Nigerian young star also struck the limelight after deploying several hit songs including “Try me”.

She is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on 11th June 1995 in Lagos where she grew up and acquired her education after her parents separated.

Since she struck the limelight in 2020, she has gone far to attain a new level of buoyancy after deploying enough qualities on the song ” Essence” where she features Wizkid on his album Made In Lagos.

She is currently one of the best young Nigerian female Afrobeat stars in Nigeria.

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