For over a decade, Tiwa Savage has been at the forefront of the African music industry, blazing a trail for female artists and leaving an indelible mark on the Nigerian music scene.
Since her debut in the early 2010s, Tiwa Savage has soared to the pinnacle of success with a series of chart-topping singles, earning her numerous accolades and a vast global fanbase.
In a groundbreaking achievement, Tiwa Savage is poised to become the first female Afrobeats artist to headline the illustrious Wembley Arena in the UK, with a capacity of 13,000 spectators.
During an appearance on The Good Morning Britain Show, Tiwa Savage opened up about her journey to superstardom, highlighting the influence of her Nigerian heritage on her music. She also recounted her memorable performance at Prince Charles’ coronation ceremony, expressing her gratitude for the opportunity to represent Nigerian music on such a prestigious stage.
When asked about the global rise of Afrobeats, Tiwa Savage eloquently explained that the genre’s international success represents a full circle, as it traces its roots back to the black music forms like Hip Hop and Soul that originated from African slaves.
Born in Nigeria and spending her formative years there before pursuing her secondary and university education in the UK, Tiwa Savage acknowledges that her Nigerian roots are deeply embedded in her music. She effortlessly combines English with Yoruba, showcasing the dual influences that shape her artistry.
Tiwa Savage’s upcoming headline performance at the Wembley OVO Arena on November 26, 2023, is set to be a historic moment. With her promise of an unforgettable show, she is poised to leave an indelible impression on her fans and further solidify her status as a musical powerhouse.
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