The Nigerian music industry has gradually been modified in recent years, as Nigerian artiste now have both local and international exposure with collaborations involving other music powers around the world, being released almost every season.
In Nigeria, there has also been a rise of female music artiste, who have been trusted to serve hot and versatile songs year in, year out. On YouTube, Yemi Alade has been recorded as the first female Nigerian artiste to hit 1 million subscribers. Here is a list of the top 10 female artistes in Nigeria;
- Yemi Alade: Taking the first spot is Yemi Alade, with a total of 1 million subscribers. She leads the female artistes in Nigeria on Youtube and recently uploaded her single; ‘Bounce’. She also did a collaboration with Rick Ross recently, titled; ‘Oh my Gosh’.
- Tiwa Savage: Popularly known for her amazing voice and sultry dance moves, Tiwa Savage is the next on the list of top 10 female artistes on YouTube in Nigeria with a total of 392k subscribers
- Chidinma: Petite and talented singer; Chidinma is the number 3 on the list of the top 10. With over 295k subscribers, she is one artiste Nigerians love to keep tabs on.
- Teni: recently nominated for the category of Best New International Act at the recently concluded BET Awards, Teni takes the fourth place with 139k plus subscribers.
- Nneka: Nigerian artiste, Nneka is among the league of amazing soul singers in the country. Her talent has won her 90k subscribers on YouTube.
- Seyi Shay: Irawo crooner is a delight to her fans and subscribers as well. She is dynamic and versatile and her fusion of different genres has earned her her spot as number 6 with 64k subscribers.
- Asa: Philosophical singer and songwriter, ASA also boasts of over 61k subscribers on YouTube. She recently made a comeback with ‘The beginning’ which has had massive airplays since its release.
- Simi: Simi has won the hearts of many admirers through her music. With a total of 45k subscribers on YouTube, she is definitely a force to reckon with in the music industry. She recently released the visuals to her single’ Jericho which also featured Patoranking.
- Niniola: Niniola, the ‘Bana’ crooner, has over 35k subscribers on YouTube. She recently an award for her song being played over 1,000,000 times on CoolFM. She also uploaded her single; Boda Sodiq on her YouTube page.
- Cynthia Morgan: Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan, popularly known with her stage name; Cynthia Morgan is the 10th on the list. She has over 19k subscribers on YouTube. She is popular for songs like; German Juice, and ‘I am Taken’.
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