The anticipation for the ALABANZA concert rises as the Artiste Unveil rolls into its 6th day. Next on the line-up are Soul Singer, Nikki Laoye & Worship Leader, Bola Udom.
Nikki Laoye is a multi-award winning Urban Contemporary Inspirational Artiste from Lagos, Nigeria. Fondly called “the small one with the big voice”, the dynamic recording artiste, who is also a prolific trained dancer, is well renowned for her eclectic musical expressions with the fusion of R & B, Gospel, Rock, Soul, Pop, Hip-hop and more.
With a musical career spanning over 9 years,Nikki Laoye has two contemporary albums namely “Angel 4 Life” (2008) and “The 123 Project” (2014) with classic hits such as “Never Felt This Way Before”, “Taka Sufe”, “Someone 2 Love” “None + U “Only You”, “123” and the 2015 dance hit with brother/producer, Xblaze – “African Dance”.
Nikki Laoye has received numerous nominations from KORA Awards, Soundcity Music Video Awards etc and won different awards including;
- – the Headies 2013 “Best Female Vocal Performance – Only You”
- – 2014 African Union’s AFRIMA award for “Best Female Artiste in African Inspirational Music”
- – 2014 Nigerian Music Video Awards (NMVA) for “Best Alternative/Rock Video” – Only You
- – 2014 African Female Artist of the Year for the Africa Gospel Music Awards, London UK and more.
Nikki Laoye is also a humanitarian and founder of “ANGEL 4 LIFE FOUNDATION” – an organization committed to supporting the development and empowerment of people with disabilities and people of National Concern (Internally Displaced Persons & Refugees).
A woman of many sides, Nikki Laoye is the Project Manager for top media company, Wahala Media Entertainment as well as the Editor-in-Chief of popular E-blog, WAHOLAAA!. She is the voice on many radio/TV jingles and movie soundtracks including the Happiness song by Konga.com and also a Radio Host with her show, Girls Rock With Nikki Laoye on online radio station, PraiseWorld Radio.
Nikki Laoye is a voice for hope, peace and love via her music and she is an advocate for people with disabilities and persons of concern (Internally displaced persons and Refugees).
She is happily married to GIS Analyst/Media Consultant, Alex Oturu.
Bola Udom is a Gospel artist and worship leader at the City of David (RCCG) Church, Victoria Island Lagos, who has been serving in the choir of the Redeemed Christian Church of God from 1993 till date.
An indigene of Ekiti State, South West-Nigeria, Bola Udom was the 2006 Gospel Music Award winner for the Best Female Vocalist category and her voice is fairly represented in some Nollywood movies and commercial radio Jingles in Nigeria.
Her journey in the music industry, which has taken her outside the shores of Nigeria, has seen her backing up successful projects of notable Artists: Kingsley Ike (Wamilele) Folake Umosen (Ko So ba bi re) Kenny saint Brown (Best) (Totality) and a host of others.
A graduate of Lagos State University in Business Administration, Bola Udom is poised to release a brand new 10 track album “Glory Overflowing” with a hit track “The Lord Be Magnified”, produced by multi-award winning music producer, Wole Oni.
Bola Udom, whose dream and yearning is to see the nations worship God, is married to a song writer and PR expert, Uwem Udom. They are blessed with 3 children.
The Artist unveil continues tomorrow with the grand revelation of the special American Guest Artist on Friday 24th.
ALABANZA CONCERT 3 holds on the 11th of September – Featuring some of the biggest voices in the Gospel Music Industry including an American Grammy Nominated Gospel Artist and top Nigerian Gospel artists.
The brains behind the ALABANZA concert are CEO of Tehila Records, Tim Ogboruche and his wife, Nkiruka Gift also known as Enkay.
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