Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress.
Her full name is Tiwatope Savage, but she is popularly known as Tiwa savage.
She was born in Isale Eko on 5th February 1980. She completed her secondary education in London.
She began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige. After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009. Inspired by the growth of the Nigerian music industry,
Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed with Mavin Records in 2012.
Tiwa Savage have won so many awards in the music industry. which includes:African Artiste Of the year 2019, Best Female West Africa 2018,
MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act,
2017 AFRIMA Best Female West Africa,
2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Viedeo Awards, and so many more.
Her debut studio album Once Upon a Time was released on 3 July 2013. It was supported by seven singles which includes: "Kele Kele Love", "Love Me (3x)", "Without My Heart", "Ife Wa Gbona", "Folarin", "Olorun Mi" and "Eminado". The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies 2014. Savage's second studio album R.E.D was released on 19 December 2015. It yielded two singles: "My Darlin" and "Standing Ovation". In June 2016, Savage signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation. In September 2017, she released her debut EP Sugarcane. R.E.D and Sugarcane have both been nominated for Best Album at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.