Biography/Profiles/History & Songs Of Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage 



Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage

Real Name: Tiwatope Savage-Balogun

Born Tiwatope Savage
5 February 1980 (age 36)
Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria
Alma mater University of Kent, Berklee College of Music
  • Singer-songwriter
  • recording artist
  • performer
  • actress
Home town Isale Eko, Lagos Island,Lagos State
Spouse(s) Tunji Balogun (m. 2013)
Children 1
Musical career
  • Afropop
  • R&B
  • soul
  • Vocals
Years active 2010–present
  • Sony/ATV Music Publishing
  • 323 Entertainment
  • Mavin Records

The Mavin records Queen Tiwa Savage is a Popular household name in the Nigeria Music industries with several hit songs to her credit. In 2012 She got signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin records which has likes of Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di’Ja signed to the Nigerian record label. She also owns 323 Entertainment with her manager turned husband Tunji “Tee Bilz” Balogun.

Tiwa Savage graduated with Business administration from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, UK. where she grew up,  having relocated with her parents at the age of 11 to the UK. She had a short career at The Royal Bank of Scotland, before taking up music full time.tiwa_savage_724576319
The Nigerian Music celebrity later went on to study professional music at renowned, Berklee College of music in Boston, United States, graduating with a degree at the age of 27.
She got signed to Sony/ATV Music in 2009, writing songs for the likes of Monica(“Catch Me” song),Babyface,Kat Deluna and a collaboration with American artist,Fantasia on the song “Collard Greens & Cornbread” which got Nominated for a Grammy award.
Others Songs Tiwa had her contributions are, background vocal artist for Whitney Houston’s music album “I Look to you” released in 2009.  “Oh Yeah” written for Jacko, featuring fellow American rapper Snoop Dogg, she also wrote “Push Push” for Kate Deluna, a music song which featured David Guetta and Akon.
Prior to breaking into the Nigeria music scene, where she now gains dominance and released her debut album “Kele Kele Love in 2010, Tiwa Salvage was at one time a featured contestant in the Music reality show, X-Factor, UK edition in 2006.
Till date, Tiwa Savage is recognized as the one of Nigerian music artist to have worked with highest number of international music recording artist such as lent vocals for American music diva, Mary J. Blige, back up vocals for George Michael at age 16,lent vocals for Ms. Dynamite, Chaka Khan, Kelly Clarkson, Andrea Bocelli,Blu Cantrell and Emma Bunton.
Tiwa Savage has also share music stage with the following international music artist,The Black Eyed Peas, Eminem, Sting, 50 Cent, Destiny’s Child and Robbie Williams.
 Nigerian artist she’s shared a stage and collaborations with are Wizkid, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Don Jazzy,2Face Idibia, Phatoranking,Solid star,Flavor,Waje, Praiz, Timi Dakolo,Iceberg Slim,General Pype,Sarkodie (Ghanian artist) and Pamela Egoh  to mention but few.2d6e03c4
Tiwa Savage is a success story in the Nigerian music scene with several brand endorsement from multinational firms, she is a brand ambassador of mobile telecommunication giant MTN Nigeria, Makers of soup seasoning, Maggi star, Oil firm Forte Oil, and beverage makers, Pepsi among other deals and endorsements. The Pepsi deal makes Tiwa Savage the first African female musician to have been signed as brand ambassador for the soft drink makers.
Tiwa Savage Popular singles of all times are: 
  • “Kele Kele Love” released 2010.
  • “Love Me,Love Me, Love Me eeh” released 2011.
  • “Ife Wa Gbona” and “Oma Ga” released 2012.
  • 2013 hit singles from Mavin record diva, Tiwa include “Without My Heart” (featuring Don Jazzy),”Olorun Mi”
  • “Eminado” (featuring Don Jazzy) “Love in Yellow” all songs from the album “Once Upon a Time”
While her fans and Nigerians were still jamming to Eminado song, she released ‘Dorobucci” alongsides Mavin records all stars Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di’Ja in 2014.
tiwa savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun
Tiwa Savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun
Tiwa got engaged to her music manager, Tunji “Tee Bilz” Balogun on 5th February 2013, The Duo of Tiwa and Tunji Balogun later got wedded on November 23rd, 2013 at an elaborate and well attended traditional marriage ceremony held at the Ark Event center in Lekki. celebrities in attendance at Tiwa ‘s marriage included but not limited to Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, Don Jazzy,Toolz, Eniola Badmus, Omawumi, Iyanya, King Sunny Ade, Agbani Darego, Banky W., Rita Dominic, Davido, Lola Okoye (wife of Peter Okoye of psquare), Dr SID, Toke Makinwa, and Karen Igho.
 The white wedding was held in Dubai at Armani Hotel on April 26 2014, The couple announced the delivery of their baby boy on July 22, 2015.


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