Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade Biography / Profile

Yemi Eberechi Alade was born on March 13th, 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria. Her father, James Alade, was a former commissioner of Police of Yoruba Origin from Ikun Akoko in Ondo state and her mother, Helen Uzoma, an Igbo from Abia State. Yemi Alade, the fifth child of her parent's eleven children, is often referred to as an Yoruba-Igbo girl. She is a very famous Nigerian singer, who performs in Afropop and R&B style.

Yemi Alade Age

Yemi Alade is 34 years old.

Yemi Alade Early Life

Being born into a family with parents from two different ethnic groups gave Yemi an advantage that she has wielded well with her mastery and fluency in both the Igbo and Yoruba languages. She attended St. Saviors British Primary School and then went on to Victory Grammar School, Lagos. She also studied Geography at the University of Lagos.

Yemi Alade Career

In 2009, Yemi became popular after she won Peak Talent show and she release her first official musical single under "Jus" Kiddin" Which she titled "Fimisile". In 2013, she signed with are current label, Effyzzie Music Group, and released her single "Ghen Ghen Love". Later that year she release another video "Bamboo", produced by Fliptyce which was highly romantic. 

Towards the new ending of the year she came out with a viral single which have gotten over 80 million video views on YouTube titled date a song she is known for "Jonney", produced by Selebobo. The song became a ringtone all over the world, the song dominated music Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom, among others. It has been listed as one of the best songs of 2013, despite the fact that it was released towards the end of the year and without a music video. The song was her breakthrough in the Nigeria music industry. She featured on the covers of several magazines and performed around the world, sharing stages and songs with Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I, Wizkid, Becca, May D, Waje and Yemi Sax. She also headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival, and opened for the 2013 Headies Awards

In 2014, she released the video of her hit song "Jonney" which was shot by Nigeria cinematographer Clarence Peters. She was featured by Yung6ix in "Lights", as well as on a remix of "Sebiwo" by Beninese Afro-pop star Lace.

Yemi joined M.I, Waje, Timi Dakolo, and Burna Boy in singing song for Port Harcourt, the UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital, as part of a project urging young people to read and stay in school. Shortly after that, Alade released a new single entitled "Tangerine", featuring Selebobo; the critically acclaimed track charted across Africa. She appeared as a guest artist on Falz’s debut album.

Yemi has released three albums, among them are King of Queens (released in 2014), Mama Africa (which was released 2 years later, in 2016) and Black Magic (2017). She has also been made a judge on the TV reality show- The Voice Nigeria.

Yemi Alade Personal Life

Yemi Alade isn't yet married. However, she once said she would like to get married to a man whom she loves and cares for very much. There have been rumours lately that she is pregnant.. However, Yemi has not confirmed any of these reports. Many fans and journalists have noticed a protruding belly during her appearance on the red carpet with a vibrant and young actor - Alex Ekubo. Alex has denied any rumours of a relationship between himself and the star, saying they are only close friends. Alade’s net worth is estimated to be at N4.2 million.

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Yemi Alade Awards

Alade has both won and been nominated for several awards, some of which include;

  • She was nominated for the Female Artist is the Year at the YEM Awards in 2012
  • She was nominated for the Most Promising Female Award at the ELOY Awards in 2013.
  • She was nominated for the Female Musician of the Year award at the City People Entertainment Awards 2014
  • She was nominated for the Best African Act award at the MOBO Awards in 2014
  • She was nominated for the Female Artist of the Year award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2014
  • She won the Best Female award at the  MTV African Music Awards in 2015
  • She was nominated for the Best International Act: Africa award at the BET Awards in 2015
  • She won the Best Female  award at the  MTV African Music Awards in 2016
  • She was nominated for the African Video of the Year award in 2016
  • She was nominated for Best African Female Video in 2016
  • She was nominated for Best West African Video in 2016
  • She was nominated for Best Afro Pop Video in 2016
  • She was nominated for Best African Dance Video in 2016
  • She was nominated for Best African Traditional Video in 2016

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