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Innocent Ugah Idibia best known as Tuface Idibia is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, actor and record producer. He was a member of the defunct R&B/hip hop group Plantashun Boyz (other members are Faze and BlackFace Naija). Tuface has won many awards too numerous to count. He is no doubt Nigeria's Best!
Bukola Elemide known as "Asa" pronounced "Asha", born in September 1982 Paris (France). Asa is a young and talented Nigerian singer.At the age of two, her parents returned with her from Paris to the atlantic city of Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria.She spent her formative years in the city of Jos, Plateau State, northern region of Nigeria before returning to Lagos at the age of 18. Asa attended the renowned saxophonist, Peter King's Musical School in Badagry, border town of Lagos where she majored in Guitar studies for a year. She later established herself as an international artiste playing in major concerts all over Europe.
November 16, 2008, Asa was awarded the 2008 Prix Constantin France's equivalent of the Mercury and Choice prizes.
Nneka Lucia Egbuna is the daughter of an Anambra state- Igbo Nigerian father and a German mother. She was born and raised in Warri, in the Delta region of Nigeria, and went to the primary school of the Delta Steel Company, then the secondary school at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Nneka relished the experience of singing from an early age in her school and in the church choir. After relocating to Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 20, she pursued a career in singing alongside a degree in Anthropology. Nneka won Best African Act at the 2009 MOBO Awards.
Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known as D'banj, born June 9, 1980, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and harmonica player. He has won several music awards including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 and Artist of the Year at theMTV Africa Music Awards 2009. He adopted the stage name D'banj, a combination of his first name Dapo and his surname Oyebanjo. D'banj is currently one of the most popular artistes on the African music scene.