Simi Vs Tiwa Savage: Who Is The Biggest Female Artist In Nigerian Today?
15 April 2021
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Nigerian is a West African country that ranks top when it comes to the music industry.
It is not only a powerhouse in the music industry in Africa but also continentally. There are tens of hundreds of musicians, from the nationally, regionally, continentally to internationally known, both female and male.
When it comes to female musicians in Nigeria today, Simi and Tiwa Savage will definitely not miss among your top 5.
So who is the biggest between the two?
We take a close look at some of the numbers from both artists and we will leave it to you to make your own conclusions;
To date, Tiwa Savage has four projects to her name – three albums; ‘Once Upon a Time (2013), ‘R.E.D’ (2015), and ‘Celia’ (2002), and one EP titled ‘Sugarcane’ that was released in 2017.
Simi on the other hand has released four studio albums; ‘Ogaju' (2008), ‘Chemistry – with Falz (2016), ‘Simisola' (2017) and ‘ Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol 1 (2019) together with two EPs: Restless 1&2.
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On Twitter, Simi has 3.5 million followers compared to Tiwa Savage’s 4.8 million followers.
For Instagram numbers, Tiwa Savage has 12.3 million followers while Simi has 8.9 million followers.
One of the biggest award that Tiwa Savage has is Best African Act at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards – making her the first woman to win the category.
Her debut album ‘Once Upon a Time’ was nominated for the Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards and Best R&B/Pop album at The Headies 2014.
Simi has won at among others The Headies, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, City People Entertainment Awards and Nigerian Teen Choice Awards.
Some of the collaborations that Simi has done in her music career that started in 2006 include with among others Falz, Praiz, her husband Adekunle Gold, Johny Drill, Cobhamans Asuquo and Ladipoe.
For Tiwa Savage, she has done collaborations with Don Jazzy, Spellz, Dr SID, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, D’Prince, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido and Zlatan among others.
Simi is estimated to be worth 2.5 million dollars according to Forbes.
Tiwa Savage’s net worth is estimated to be around 10 million dollars.