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Why Nigerian Musicians Are More Successful Than Musicians From Other African Countries

Posted by Thandiubani on Fri 09th Dec, 2022 -

Entertainment has been part of the Nigerian lifestyle over the years and currently, an average Nigerian loves to be entertained with music, movie, art, and other incredible content.

Do you want to know the major reasons why Nigerian musicians are more successful than musicians from other African countries? If your answer is yes, then you are lucky to find this article because I'm going to explain all the necessary information that you need to know about Nigerian musicians and why they are successful in the music business compared to other African countries' musicians. 
The population is one of the major advantages that make Nigerian musicians successful in their music business. Nigeria is one of the most populated countries in the continent of Africa. So there are over 200 million people who listen to Nigerian musicians' songs, so it is very easy for them to succeed after millions of people have viewed their music videos or streamed their music or audio content on the available music streaming platforms. 
Nigerian lifestyle 
Entertainment has been part of the Nigerian lifestyle over the years and currently, an average Nigerian loves to be entertained with music, movie, art, and other incredible content. 
A community that promotes entertainment will always be the best environment to become a successful musician. Nigerians demand entertainment which is why it is a bit easier to succeed in the Nigerian music industry compared to other kinds of the music industry in the whole of Africa. 
Nigerian musicians have the opportunity to be successful in their business because almost all Nigerians are music lovers and they are ready to dance to any kind of music tune. 
Private investment
Music is a real business in Nigeria, there are thousands of private investors that are investing millions of naira into the Nigerian music industry. Although the government is not involved in the music business in Nigeria, the private investors are enough to manage, and successfully turn the Nigerian music industry from local to international music industry that has audiences and listeners across the globe. 
There are hundreds of record labels in Nigeria at the moment, they are ready to invest in early young music artists that are very hardworking and talented. Likewise, there are numerous entertainment companies like music producing, music directing, and other institutions that are established to assist young and talented Nigerian musicians to be successful in the Nigerian music industry without struggling. 
Culture and tradition 
Almost all tribes in Nigeria have their kind of music, this is one of the most unique aspects of Nigerian culture and tradition. Music is among all cultures and traditions in the country so this creates music lovers across the country. 
Regardless of the tribe whether educated or non educated Nigerian, they must have a kind of music that they listen to because music is a part of the culture and tradition in Nigeria. This music culture tradition increases the number of music artists and they are inspired to be musicians. 
Regular music promotion 
Almost all Nigerian artists run music promotions for their music, especially newly-released ones. 
There is a lot of investment that goes into music promotion, regardless of the kind of music, promotion is very important for every musician to succeed in the Nigerian music industry like what is being used in other countries of the world. 
There are hundreds of TV shows, radio shows, and internet or social media influencers that are available to promote Nigerian music to millions of people in Nigeria and billions of people around the world. Aside from that, they have unique music promotion strategies like social media challenge, giveaways, and other kinds of strategies to promote their music to billions of people in Africa and all the countries of the world. 
When it comes to music promotion, Nigerian artists do more than artists from other African countries.
There can never be success if there is no talent and hard work in it. The majority of Nigerian musicians are talented and hard-working in their business. All the musicians from other African countries also work hard but their effort is not enough when compared to Nigerian musicians' tolerance and hard-working spirit. 
Focus on the music business 
A lot of Nigerians focus on the music business more than other musicians or individuals from other African countries. A lot of young Nigerians want to become a musician from age 7 or 10 even lower than that. 
So they begin to develop their desire to be a musician or other kind of profession in the Nigerian music industry. 
A lot of Nigerian artists are talented from very young age and they want to make money with their talent that is why they become musicians and invest whatever it takes to be successful in the music business. 
A lot of Nigerian musicians are more hard-working than other musicians from other African countries. Hundreds of music are dropped every week, especially on Friday in Nigeria the numbers of this album, EP, and singles are very large compared to all the African countries. 
Almost all kinds of music are available in Nigeria from traditional music to gospel music, hip-hop, afrobeat, and other kinds of music that are played and composed in other countries of the world. 
You can download the latest Nigerian music that is also known as Naija Music on several websites for free, you can also download South African Music.
However, you can buy them from Apple Music and other music streaming platforms that sell music to their users. 
Aside from that, there are numerous gospel artists that drop gospel music weekly. You can also check them out. Likewise, traditional music like Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa music are available for
Nigeria to listen to and dance to. You can also download traditional Nigerian music for completely free on the available music blog in Nigeria. 
In Conclusion 
Now you know the major advantages and the reasons why Nigerian musicians are more successful than musicians from other African countries over the years at the moment. 
If you are reading this and you want to grow as an artist from another African countries, then it is important to learn and improve your skills with this informative article. If it is possible you can relocate to Nigeria especially Lagos State so that you will be able to succeed in your music business without any barriers or restrictions in the process. 
Source: Nobsloaded

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