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Entertainment of Wednesday, 13 April 2022


Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress Omawumi turns 40 today

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Born on 13th April, 1982 to Chief Dr Frank and Mrs Aya Megbele, Omawumi is one of the leading female artists in Nigeria.

She began singing in a church choir at very young age and has progressed steadily from there to become one of the famous Nigerian singers

She burst into the musical scene with the released of her debut hit song ‘in the music’ in 2008.

Omawumi has over the years won herself various awards and recognition and has also played several ambassadorial roles in top brands in Nigeria

In 2009 Omawumi released her album Wonderwoman, with hit songs like Ma Fi Mi Shere featuring Eldee The Don Chocolata featuring Naeto C and Today Na Today.
Omawumi is well-known for her vocal prowess.

Among her awards include Best Rnb/Pop Artiste 2010 (Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New York)

Best Female Music Video 2010 (Nigeria Entertainment Awards)Outstanding Recording Artiste(Icon Awards)

Best New Artiste (Women In Entertainment And Arts)

Some of her best songs over the years include:

In the music

This track by Omawumi brought her into the limelight in the music scene in Nigeria. The song saw her sing about different genre of music and concludes it doesn’t matter the song you sing all you just have to do is get in the music.

Bottom belle

This playful tune saw her team up with the popular Highlife artiste Flavour N’Abania. The two tells a story between a man and a woman in a love atmosphere. The song has over the time of its release gotten major airplay on TV and Radio stations in Nigeria. While also appearing on major musical charts in the Country.


This track by Omawumi comes with a form of electrifying drums and well organized lyrics. The song’s title which is also her surname saw her in her local dialect, in a form of celebratory mood.

Without you

This one is a love song which gives in depth into the matter of love. This is a track off her 7 track project tagged “In Her Feelings”.

Omawumi delivered a mid-powerful vocals on this classic tune that will make a date perfect. The artiste sang about not wanting to leave her lover because he meant the world to her.

Warn yourself

This track is a love song which saw the artiste call on to her love interest to stop doing the things he does to hurt her.

Hold my baby

Omawumi teamed up with Falz for this one. The two did justice to the song with Omawumi’s beautiful vocals and Falz dropping lyrical bars.


Omawumi did this one together with Remykaz. This danceable song since its released has become an all time most played at parties and club gatherings.

Enjoy one of her tracks titled 'Without you':