Olamide was the first artist to deliver a mega-hit in 2018, opening the year with his hit single ‘Science Student’. Immediately Science Student was released, it became a national anthem on the streets with everyone dancing shaku-shaku to its groovy beats. Lots of Popular celebrities were seen dancing to ‘science students’ including popular Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji who was seen showing off her ‘shaku shaku’ skills on video. Olamide followed up ‘science students’ with KANA which topped music charts for a long time. He had help from Wizkid on the hit song KANA which was an immediate success on its release.
The rapper/singer then had a quiet time for a while before returning to drop yet another major banger, ‘Motigbana’ which also had an immediate impact on its release.
Other notable singles released by Olamide include ‘Criteria’, ‘Bugle’, ‘Poverty Die’ and the ‘’YBNL Family Mafia’’ album all earning Olamide a sixth (6) spot on the list of Top 10 Hottest Nigerian Artistes in 2018.
5. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage aka Mama ‘Jam jam’ as she loves to be called certainly enjoyed a stellar 2018 as she kept fans and music lovers happy with lots of hit songs. She seemed to always be a trending topic in 2018 with the rumors surrounding her relationship with Wizkid always coming up on every platform in one way or the other. However the mother of one was undisturbed and kept dropping hits as she would not be disturbed.
Part of the highlights of Tiwa’s successes in 2018 was when she headlined her debut UK show in the Indigo at the O2 Arena in front of a sold-out audience and when she won the award for the ‘Best African Act’ at the MTV EMAs in November ahead of a strong contenders including Davido.
Tiwa Savage kept everyone entertained with mega hits like ‘Tiwa’s Vibe’, ‘Diet’ remix, ‘Lova Lova’ and ‘Get It Now’ remix with Omarion among many others.
Tiwa then ended the year on a very high note when she was among the selected few who performed at the Global Citizen Festival in South Africa sharing the stage with the likes of Beyonce and Jay Z.
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