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Yemi Alade

This event is in the past
Wed Jun 24, 8 pm
Neptune Theatre Northeast Seattle
$29 - $39
"Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, composer, actress and entertainer.

With four albums, one EP and many smashes such as Johnny, Ferrari, Na Gode or Bum Bum under her belt, Yemi Alade is one of the biggest Afro-pop female artists on the African continent.

She is a BET Awards 2015 and 2016 nominee for Best International Act Africa, a two-times nominee MOBO Awards for Best International Act 2014 and 2015, Winner MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) for Best Female 2015 and 2016. She has received several awards and nominations, including MTV African Music, African Music Video awards, City people Entertainment, MOBO, YEM and Eloy awards.

Yemi Alade is also the first African female Afro-pop artist to hit over 100 million views on Youtube and VEVO with her Smash hit single 'Johnny,' which is now the most viewed video from an African female artiste. Amongst all these, she is the first Afro-pop female to hit over One million subscribers on YouTube.

In April 2019, Yemi Alade Featured Rick Ross on the remix of her smash hit single 'Oh My Gosh.'

Yemi Alade was also featured on 'Don't Jealous Me,' a track from Beyoncé's compilation album The Lion King: The Gift. She appeared on the track alongside Mr Eazi and Tekno. Rolling Stone magazine revealed that Alade also recorded a verse for an earlier version of 'My Power' in June.

Throughout her career, Yemi Alade has accumulated over 150 million Streams across all music platforms and over 400 million views on youtube making her one of the most viewed African artist of all time." (Promo Copy)

Tickets go on sale 3/6 at 10 a.m.