Davido To Feature On Glo-Sponsored CNN African Voices


This weekend’s episode of the weekly African Voices, sponsored by Nigeria's telecom giant, Globacom, will feature one of the country's most famous singer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido. 

Davido, a 2015 graduate  of Music from Babcock University, Nigeria, hit the limelight after releasing his debut album, Omo Baba Olowo (2012) featuring popular "Dami Duro", the second single track. Six additional singles including "Back When", "Ekuro", "Overseas", "All of You", "Gbon Gbon", and "Feel Alright"—were taken from the album. 

In 2012, Davido got his first national recognition, winning the Next Rated award at The Headies. He then quickly perfected his craft, coming out with mega hits entitled "Gobe", "One of a Kind", "Skelewu", "Aye", "Tchelete (Goodlife)", "Naughty", "Owo Ni Koko", "The Sound" and "The Money" between 2013 and 2015.

More national and international recognitions were to follow, including Best International Act at the 2018 BET Awards and by 2019, he  was listed as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine and in  February 2021, appeared on Time magazine's Time 100 Next List.

CNN African Voices comes up on Channel 401  Saturday at 11.30a.m, with repeat episode on Sunday 4.30a.m. and 7.30 p.m. on the same channel.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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