Fun Facts About Nigerian Singer, Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. Here are some fun facts about her:

Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade was born on March 13, 1989, in Abia State, Nigeria.

She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009, which marked the beginning of her music career. This ushered her into limelight. Read also: ‘I robbed many women of their baby-making years’ – Singer Jidenna

Yemi Alade is known for her creative and overwhelming stage performances, fashion, and music videos. She has won The Headies Award for Best Performer twice, in 2018 and 2019.

She is the first African female Afropop artist to hit over 100 million YouTube views for a single video, “Johnny”.

She is known as “Mama Africa” for her versatility in using different African languages and attires in her songs and music videos. Yemi Alade sings in English, Igbo, Pidgin, Yoruba, French, Swahili, and Portuguese.

Yemi Alade’s father was a police commissioner of Yoruba descent, while her mother is of Igbo descent. Read also: “I’m being pressured to get married” – Yemi Alade spills

She starred on Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ visual trailer and was announced to be featured in the movie released and premiered on Disney+.

Yemi Alade was one of the coaches in The Voice Nigeria Season 2 and The Voice Nigeria Season 3.

She was invited to perform at the Earthshot Prize ceremony at the Alexandra Palace, London, on October 17, 2021, by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Yemi Alade’s electrifying music, superb stage performances, and success have earned her several nicknames from fans, including “Ghen Ghen babe” and “Yoruba-Ibo girl”.

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