Teni, Tiwa Savage and Simi, who is most talented?

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Let’s examine the top three talented female musicians in the Nigerian music industry – Tiwa Savage, Simi, and Teni to find out who is the most talented. We are going to take a study on each of these talented female artists and leave you to be the judge on who is the most talented amongst the three.

We will be studying the female artists by their name alphabetically, so you don’t think we have already rated them.


SimiSimi aka Simisola Ogunleye is a talented Nigerian singer and songwriter born in Ojuelegba on April 19, 1988. She actually started out as a gospel musician releasing her debut studio album in 2008 which she titled Ogaju. Believe me, her vocals top the chart.

Simi drew the spotlight to herself when she released “Tiff” – a song nominated as Best Alternative during the headies award in 2015. Simi has been outstanding in her career, bagged several awards too many to list out. However, Simi didn’t make the nominations in the just concluded Headies award but was a rock star in the 2018 edition, going home with 4 awards out of seven nominations.

One of her latest songs with Patoranking – Jericho, took over the internet on release with over 4 million views currently. You can always count on Simi to deliver.


teni 1Teni aka Teniola Apata is spectacular. Born into the family of Apata on 12th December 1992, she is sister to Niniola. Teni’s first song was “Amen”, which she did under Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records. She moved to Dr. Dolor Entertainment in 2017 and that was when she “blow”. And in case you don’t know it yet, Teni is also a good drummer.

Teni drew attention after releasing the single “Fargin” in September 2017. But her breakthrough came after releasing the hit singles “Askamaya”, “Case” and “Uyo Meyo”. Teni’s “Askamaya” was ranked 15th on MTV Base’s year-end list of the Top 20 Hottest Naija Tracks of 2018.

Teni’s songs are widely accepted in Nigeria. one of her latest – “Billionaire” is rated 4.0 out of 5.0. Billionaire despite being an audio-video on YouTube has close to 1 million views. Teni released an EP album titled “Billionaire” with 5 unexhaustible hit songs thanks to her nice tunes.

Tiwa Savage

Tiwa savageNumber one African bad girl aka Tiwa Savage is a gem of a singer and song-writer. She was born on 5th February 1980 in Ikeja and has an exceptional music background. Tiwa Savage during her high school days played Trombone in her school’s orchestra but however studied Business Administration at the University of ket.

Tiwas Savage started her professional music career at the age of 16 when she sang back up for top musicians including, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli, George Michel, Blu Chantell, and Chaka Khan. Tiwa, a talented musician performed background for Whitney Houston’s “I Look to You” album.

Tiwa Savage was once with Don Jazzy’s Mavin until the expiration of her contract, after which she joined Universal music group. One of her music videos “49-99” counts close to 6 million views on YouTube.

Who is the most talented?

Talent is a natural aptitude or skill. Many dispute that talent is created and not born, but we believe that talent is born. Teni, Simi and Tiwa are all talented musicians and it is tough to distinguish one as the most talented, so we leave that to you. Leave in the comment section who you think is the most talented musician amongst Teni, Simi and Tiwa Savage and tell us why.

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