Davido, Tiwa Savage And Mr Eazi Cover Billboard Magazine (See Photos)
1. Tiwa Savage
The three major-label groups Universal, Warner and Sony have all ramped up their investments in Africa in recent years: opening offices, sending A&R scouts to major hubs and forming joint ventures and partnerships.
Meanwhile, advances in technology and social media have further connected a continent of 1.2 billion people with a median age of 19.7 years — to the rest of the industry, creating a lucrative audience for both homegrown and foreign stars alike. Among Africa’s 54 countries, Nigeria, with an estimated 206 million people, has the largest population and the largest economy.