Yemi Eberechi Alade (born 13 March 1989), is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter actress and activist.
Where is Yemi Alade from? She was born in Abia State in the southeastern part of Nigeria, and grew up in Lagos in the southwestern part of the country. The singer holds Nigerian citizenship. Her parents, Helen Uzoma (from Igbo tribe) and James Alade (from Yoruba background) brought her to the world on March 13, 1989. She is currently thirty-two years old. Her father worked as a police commissioner.
Yemi Alade music career Yemi began her music career in 2009. Her fame grew when she won the Peak Talent Show the same year. In 2012 the songbird signed a contract with Effyzzie Music Group, a music record label that she has worked with to release most of her songs. Real fame came to her in late 2013, after the release of the smash hit “Johnny.” It topped all the music charts in the majority of African countries, and, impressively, United Kingdom.
She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009, after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014. Since then Yemi has gained prominence in the music industry and considered one of the biggest artists in Africa. Following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa with huge commercial success recorded for both albums, she embarked on world tours consecutively .
Yemi Eberechi Alade
13 March 1989
Abia State Nigeria
|Alma mater||University of Lagos|
|Television||The voice Nigeria|
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|Origin||Ondo State Nigeria|
The following are some of the songs that the legendary Nigerian singer has sung over the years:
Fimisile Ghen Ghen Love Johnny Tangerine Kissing Taking Over Me Temperature Duro Timi Na Gode Do As I Do Ferrari Kom Kom Africa Bum Bum Knack Am Single and Searching Number One Oga Open, Close Marry Me Elele I Choose You Shekere Vibe Poverty Shake Give Dem True Love Lose My Mind Temptation Deceive Turn Up.
Yemi Alade has an estimated net worth of up to $4.2 million
Yemi Alade is the recipient of various award nominations. Alade won the MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively. She became the first female artiste to win the award twice. Alade was also nominated for the Artiste of the Year award in 2015.
In 2015, she became the first female Nigerian artiste to be nominated for “Best African Act” at the MTV Europe Music Awards. Alade was also nominated for the BET Awards Best International Act in 2015 and 2016.
Known for her creative stage performances, Alade has won The Headies Award for Best Performer twice, in 2018 and in 2019. Alade has also won several other awards all over Africa including the Afrimma Awards, SoundCity MVP Awards, Independent Music Awards, and more.
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