Se is one of the top female acts in the country and has continued to churn out hits year after year.
Today we will be discussing singer Tiwa Savage and facts everyone should know about her.
Here are a few interesting facts about the singer.
*She was born Tiwatope Savage on the 5th of February 1980 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
*Tiwa moved with her parents to the United Kingdom at the age of 11 years old.
*SHe started off in music by becoming a trombone player for her high school’s orchestra band.
*Tiwa graduated from the Berklee college of music.
*She was a backup Singer for acts like George Michael, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Blu Cantrell. Chaka Khan, Ms. Dynamite and Andrea Bocelli. This was at the age of 16.
*In 2006, Tiwa participated in the UK’s X Factor show. She was amongst the top 24.
*Tiwa signed a deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009.
*She has written songs for artistes such as Kat Deluna, Babyface, Fantasia Barrino, Monica and Mya.
*She joined Mavin Records owned by Don Jazzy in 2012.
* In 2013, she released her debut studio album, titled Once Upon a Time and had singles such as singles “Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi” and “Eminado”.
*Tiwa released her second studio album, on the 19th of December 2015, the album is titled R.E.D.
*Since joining the music industry, she has snagged many nominations and won more than 15 awards in different categories.
*In May 2019, she departed Mavin Records. Tiwa made this known on social media. Don Jazzy penned a sweet post to celebrate her after she announced her exit. The post read thus;
Our darling Tiwatope. We at Mavin would like to say a very big thank you for being such an inspiration to all of us, a friend, a sister.
“It’s been an epic journey with you and we are very proud of what we have achieved together.
“As you start this new chapter in your life we want you to know that we are solidly behind you and can’t wait for the world to see what we have always believed you can be.
“Your jersey as the `First Lady of Mavin’ will forever be yours as we do not intend to fill that position with anyone else.
“We love you from the bottom of the heart and pray GOD’s blessings to continue to follow you. Amennnn.”
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