Talking about production of music and entertainment in Nigeria, some record labels really did well for themselves in the year 2017.
Take a look at the list below:
The record label was founded by iyanya and Ubi Franklin but is now managed by Ubi Franklin since the departure of “IYANYA”. The group consists of different talented artiste such as, Tekno, Selebobo, Emma nyra Lots of hits were released from the the label notably from tekno which consists of “YAWA” and “only one”.
G-Worldwide Entertainment is a record label founded by Festus Ehimare, also known as Emperor Geezy; the record label signed Kiss Daniel as its first recording/performing artist in 2013 but Kiss Daniel Left the label late this year, they then signed another raggae and RnB artiste Sugarboy in 2015 both went on to release hit singles.
This year was in no doubt a very good year for the label despite kiss-daniel having left the label due to certain issues.But before then he released nice singles which received massive airplay nation wide such as “yeba” and “Kilamity”
3. Mavin Records
Mavin is a Nigerian owned record label owned by record producer Don Jazzy. The label came to existence following the closure of Mo’ hits records which was also owned by don jazzy and D’banj.
The label consists of recording artists such as Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello.
This year has actually been a great year for the label,with their artistes releasing several hit singles ranging from tiwa savage “all over”,”malo” to reekado bangs “easy jeje”,each of the singles was a hit.Indeed,it was really a great year for Mavin records
YBNL is the second studio album by Nigerian hip hop recording rap artist Olamide. The record label is fast becoming the most populous and widely accepted Record label.
The Label boasts of so many talented people which include musicians, Dj’s and Producers like ‘Lil Kesh’, Viktoh, Zino, Adekunle Gold, BBanks, Young John, Pheelz and Dj Enimoney.
This year has no doubt been their year they have also had hit singles like Olamide “wo” which was the most searched song on oogle this year,followed by lil kesh “no fake love” which received massive air play through out this year.
Davido Music Worldwide Ltd-Is A record label co-founded by Nigerian Musician Davido The label consists of B-Red, Sina Rambo, Davido, Danagog, Mayorkun, King Special, DeeKay, Mayorkun and Dremo.
More than half of the artistes had a major impact in the Nigerian music industry this year ranging from davido’s “IF, FALL” and recently FIA which has been a major hit this last month it was released, down to B-Red who had a fantastic year with his singles ”fall for you’ which had almost 1 million views in its first week .Other songs released by artistes from the label includes mayorkun”MAMA”