Tiwa-Savage

Tiwa Savage

Mavin Records singing sensation, Tiwa Savage, has declared that she is the most popular female artiste in Nigeria. Tiwa Savage The singer who recently celebrated her son’s one year old birthday, made the declaration in an interview when she made her debut appearance on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio, in New York, hosted by Hot 97’s radio presenter, Ebro. The presenter, Ebro, described Tiwa as “the most popular artiste on the African continent”, but Tiwa promptly interjected, setting the record straight saying “Popular female, this sounds like I’m cocky”. Ebro went on to disclose that Tiwa Savage works hard so she really deserves the description he gave her, saying Beats 1 Radio is bringing Tiwa to the world and would be promoting her records. An excited Tiwa replied “I feel like a superstar”.
Tiwatope Savage-Balogun (born 5 February 1980), better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer and actress. She is currently signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing as a songwriter. Savage signed a recording contract with Mavin Records in 2012. She co-wrote the track “Collard Greens & Cornbread” off Fantasia Barrino’s Grammy-nominated album, Back to Me. Savage was featured on Solar Plexus, a compilation album released by Mavin Records. Her debut studio album, Once Upon a Time, was released on 3 July 2013. It was supported by the singles “Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi” and “Eminado”. Savage’s second studio album, R.E.D, was released on 19 December 2015. It produced the singles “My Darlin'”, “African Waist” and “If I Start To Talk”. Savage sings in English andYoruba. As a singer, her achievements include one MTV Africa Music Award, two The Headies Awards, one Channel O Music Video Award, one Nigeria Music Video Award, and twoCity People Entertainment Awards, among others.