Davido, Wizkid, and Several Nigerian Artists Ink International Record Deals – moneyamebo


  • Patoranking moved from Foston Musik to join VP Records (USA)
  • Pheelz, from Olamide’s YBNL to Warner Records USA
  • Seyi Shay secured a recording contract recording contract with Island Record
  • Tiwa Savage bagged a 7-year contract with Universal Music Group
  • Asa, a Sony BMG recording artist
  • Brymo, from Chocolate City to Tate Music Group
  • Olamide, in partnership with Empire Records
  • Wizkid, from EME Records to Sony Music’s RCA Record label
  • Burna Boy, signed to Atlantic Records
  • Davido, signed to Sony Music through RCA Records
  • Davido, Falz perform at Mohbad’s tribute concert


Nigeria’s music industry is experiencing a monumental shift as its top-tier artists, including Davido and Wizkid, have signed groundbreaking international record deals, solidifying their positions as global music icons.

Davido, whose real name is David Adedeji Adeleke, recently inked a multi-million-dollar contract with one of the world’s leading record labels, catapulting him into the upper echelons of the music industry. The deal will see him collaborate with renowned international artists and producers, further cementing Afrobeat’s influence on the global stage.

Wizkid, born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has also made headlines with his remarkable international success. After his chart-topping album “Made in Lagos,” he signed a record-breaking contract with a major global music conglomerate. Wizkid’s unique blend of Afrobeat and international flair has earned him fans worldwide, and this deal promises to elevate him even further.

These achievements are not limited to just Davido and Wizkid. Several other Nigerian musicians have recently secured international record deals, signaling the continued rise of Afrobeat and African music as a whole.

Tiwa Savage, often referred to as the “Queen of Afrobeats,” has made her mark on the international stage with a high-profile partnership that is set to expand her global presence. Her powerful vocals and empowering lyrics have garnered her a dedicated fan base beyond Nigerian borders.

Burna Boy, the Grammy Award-winning artist, has maintained his momentum with a significant international record deal, ensuring that his fusion of Afrobeat, dancehall, and reggae will resonate with fans worldwide for years to come.

Mr. Eazi, known for his pioneering work in the “Banku” music genre, is another Nigerian artist who has recently joined the ranks of musicians under international record deals. His unique sound continues to push the boundaries of what African music can achieve on a global scale.

These record deals represent more than just financial success for the artists; they signify a broader recognition of African talent and culture on a global scale. The world is embracing the infectious rhythms and authentic storytelling that Afrobeat and Nigerian music offer, making these artists key players in the ongoing globalization of African music.

Industry experts predict that these partnerships will lead to a new era of collaboration between African artists and international music icons, sparking a wave of innovative and genre-blurring tracks. As the global music landscape continues to evolve, Nigerian musicians are unquestionably at the forefront, captivating audiences worldwide with their infectious beats and heartfelt lyrics.

With these international record deals, Davido, Wizkid, and their fellow Nigerian musicians are not only securing their futures but also ensuring that Afrobeat remains a powerful force in the ever-changing world of music. The world eagerly awaits the musical masterpieces that will undoubtedly emerge from these transformative collaborations.


Davido, Patoranking, Wizkid
Davido, Patoranking, Wizkid, and other Nigerian superstars with international record deals Credit: @david, @patoranking, @wizkid
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