LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Nigerian music star Davido is one of the most popular artistes in the world. Davido embarked on his musical journey in 2011, captivating audiences with a string of chart-topping hits such as “Dami Duro,” “Ekuro,” and “Gobe,” among others.
Known for his philanthropy, he has touched the lives of many, earning a special place in people’s hearts.
The unwavering love and support he receives reflect the profound impact he has made through his music and acts of kindness.
Here are five reasons why Nigerians love Davido.
Exceptional Craftsmanship and Good Music
Davido has been famously described as the “king of modern afrobeats”. At the onset of his career, the music star won the Next Rated Award in 2012, after he released “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).
As of now, the Nigerian star has more than 30 awards. Davido released his fourth studio album “Timeless” on March 31, 2023 which has received positive reviews from music critics, who praised its production and considered it to be one of Davido’s most accomplished albums yet.
The album has been nominated in the Best Global Music Album category for the 66th Annual Grammy Awards.
Davido has been a go-getter from the get-go and he can boast of his self-acquired wealth. Through his wealth, he has touched lives, especially that of the people around him.
He gives money back to the public by helping to fund many businesses and has offered scholarships to underprivileged children.
On 17 November, 2021, Davido broke the internet after he had raised N250 million from friends and colleagues and gave it all out to several orphanages.
He propels other artists into the limelight
As CEO of DMW and HKN, Davido has played a pivotal role in elevating artists to the limelight. With his keen eye for talent, he has signed and mentored successful acts like Dremo and Mayorkun, while also promoting artists such as Danagog, B-Red, Shina Rambo, and Deekay. Davido’s commitment to artist development, combined with his involvement in producing top-notch music videos and executing effective promotions, sets him apart as a leader who fosters growth and unity in the music industry.
His dedication to nurturing talent has left an indelible mark, solidifying his position as a respected figure and a source of inspiration for aspiring artists.
Excellent fashion sense
Davido possesses a fashion sense that transcends time. His timeless fashion choice captures the attention and admiration of fans worldwide.
Praised as one of the best dressed musicians in Nigeria, his dress sense is simple and yet classic.
The Afrobeats superstar not only entertains through his music but also captivates fans with his engaging online persona.
Known for his witty humor and playful banter, he adds an extra dose of entertainment to the internet for his fans.
Consequently, his absence during his break was deeply felt, underscoring the significant impact he has on his audience.