Complete Biography of Korede Bello

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Birth name Korede Bello
Born 29 February 1996
Lagos, Nigeria
Origin Lagos State
Genres R&B, hip hop, pop
Occupation(s) Songwriter, singer

 

Early life, education and career

Image result for korede bello smallKorede (English:“harvest”) was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, where he completed his primary and secondary school education. He started performing at the age of 7 and went by the stage name African Prince. While in primary school, Korede Bello went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend. He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school, and eventually released his first single “Forever”. He studied Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and holds a National Diploma certificate. Korede Bello is an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management

Mavin Records deal

After the release of his first single which received relatively positive reviews, he was introduced to Don Jazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed.On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like “African Princess” and “Godwin”. He is currently working on his first studio album and cites Asa and 2face Idibia as people he draws inspiration from.

“Bellovers

Korede became one of Africa’s promising acts after his infamous “Korede Bello wink” in the music video for “Dorobucci”, a chart-topping song by Mavin Records artistes

 

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Awards and nominations

Year Award ceremony Prize Recipient/Nominated work Result
2014 Nigeria Teen Choice Awards 2014 Most Promising Music Act To Watch Himself Won
2015 4th Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Song of the Year “Godwin” Won
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Hottest Single of The Year Nominated
Best New Act Himself Nominated
2016 The Headies 2015 Best Pop Single “Godwin” Won
Song of The Year Nominated
Next Rated Himself Nominated
2016 City People Entertainment Award Pop Artiste of the Year Himself Won
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration “Romantic” (featuring Tiwa Savage) Nominated
9th Nigeria Music Video Awards Best Contemporary Afro Video “Godwin” Won

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