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Praise Ugbede Adejo (born 8 March 1984), better known by his stage name Praiz, is a Nigerian R&B songwriter, (more)
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Praiz Biography
Praiz whose real name is Praise Ugbede Adejo is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer from Nigeria who has released different smash hits such as Rich And Famous, I Love You and many other songs. He is committed to the R&B genre and once made history as he became the first African artist whose music video was exclusively launched at BET'S Tv program 106 & Park.

Early Life and Career Breakthrough

As a child, Praiz used to listen to a lot of music from Michael Jackson, Barry White and others and according to him, that is what inspired him to become an artist. Being the second out of 5 children, Praiz was born in Lagos but later his father was transferred to Kaduna where they permanently moved to.

His first shot at fame was after participating in the music audition competition known as Project Fame which according to him gave him "public acceptance" after he became the third winner of the competition in 2008.

After Project Fame, he struggled financially to keep up his music and once confessed that he had to do some performances for free and frequently appear on red carpets so that people could not forget his face since then he has worked his way up to become one of the most celebrated artists in Nigeria.

He decided to call himself Praiz a moniker that originates from his birth name "Praise". The singer said that he did not want a different name because he did not want to take far from what people already knew him of in the music industry.

Which are Praiz's most popular songs?

Below are some of Praiz's latest and most popular songs:
Sisi Ft Wizkid
Me & You Fr Sarkodie
Like It Ft Ice Prince
To The Moon Ft Kingxn
Oshe Ft Awilo Longomba
Hustle Ft Stonebwoy
Love You Better
Choose You Featuring Ali Kiba
Rich & Famous
69 Ft Burna Boy & Ikechukwu
Two Minutes
Show Me Love

Praiz has also been featured by different heavyweight acts such as VJ Adams in the song When A Man Cries and Bez in that Stupid Song which became the first video in Africa to exclusively premiere on106 & Park on BET Network. This was in 2012 and the music video was directed by Clarence Peters.

Does Praiz have any albums or EPs?

In 2022 the singer released his critically acclaimed studio album titled "Reckless" made up of 17 songs that saw the singer working with different artists such as Tanzania's Ali Kiba, Waje, Ladipoe, Djodje, Jagz, Seun Kuti, Yemi Alade and others.

Other projects by Praiz include King in 2019 made up of 16 songs including the anthem Let Me Love Featuring Timaya.

Awards Won

In 2013 he won The City People Awards As The Best Rythm And Blues Singer Of The Year
At the 2013 Headies Awards, he won the category for Best Pop Vocal Performance
Praiz won Best Pop / R&B Performance Artist Of The Year At The 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
In 2021 he won the Headies Awards in the Best Pop Vocal Performance Category.

How to listen and download Praiz music on
His songs are available for free download and streaming on To listen to his music on Mdundo, visit and search for Praiz. A catalogue of all his available MP3 will then be provided for you to select the songs you want. You can download/listen to his latest music on Mdundo through your phone, laptop or any other device that can access the internet.

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