Tiwa Savage set to be the first female Afrobeats artist to headline Wembley Arena


For over a decade, Tiwa Savage has been charting the course for the female end of the African music industry.

Since she made her debut in the early 2010s with a string of hit singles, Tiwa Savage has risen to the top of the Nigerian music industry with her music winning her several accolades and millions of fans across the world

While appearing on The Good Morning Britain Show, Tiwa Savage spoke about her journey to superstardom, the influence of her Nigerian roots on her music, performing at Prince Charles’ coronation, and her upcoming show in the UK.

When asked about the rise of Afrobeats, Tiwa Savage stated that black music including Hip Hop and Soul started from the slaves taken from Africa so Afrobeats’ international fame is a full circle as it’s the root

Tiwa Savage was born in Nigeria where she grew up until she left at the age of 11 for her secondary and university education in the UK. According to Tiwa Savage, her Nigerian roots are imprinted in her music and she always blends English with Yoruba to showcase her dual influences.

Tiwa Savage also shared that she felt honoured and delighted to have performed at the King Charles III coronation ceremony where she was the first Nigerian artist to grace such stage.


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