Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage is a force to reckon in the African music industry when it comes to music, fashion, film and television but with effect from Thursday, her music is going to be released in 60 countries worldwide after signing a deal with Universal Music Group (UMG).
UMG, the world leader in music-based entertainment announced an exclusive global recording agreement with Tiwa Savage and her projects will be executively be produced by Efe Ogbeni of Regime Music Societe and Vannessa Amadi-Ogbonna.
“My biggest goal is to make Africa proud. I’m so excited for this moment and I’m thankful to Sir Lucian Grainge and my new UMG family for their belief in my dreams. I’m looking forward to this next chapter in my career and I’m more ready than I have ever been.” Said Tiwa Savage after signing the deal.
Adam Granite, EVP Market Development, Universal Music Group said, “We are looking forward to partnering with Tiwa and her team to help her music reach new audiences around the world. As one of Africa’s most successful, influential and dynamic singer-songwriters, Tiwa has truly global ambitions and UMG is committed to help her in achieving them.”
Throughout summer 2019, Tiwa will play a string of international festivals including the UK’s ‘Wireless Festival’, ‘Afropunk’ in Paris and ‘Oh My Festival’ in Amsterdam.