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Simi

Simisola Bolatito Kosoko
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Updated: Apr 26, 2022

Simisola Kosoko, better known by her stage name ‘Simi’, was born on April 19, 1988 in Ojuelegba, Lagos. She attended Stars International College, Ikorodu for her secondary education and then proceeded to Convenant University, where she studied Mass Communication.

Simi grew up dancing and singing as a member of her local church’s choir until she wrote her first song at the age of 10.

Her music career started out as a gospel singer, with the release of her debut album ‘Ogaju’. Few years later, she switched to secular music and came into limelight after releasing ‘Tiff’ under X3M Music, a record label she was signed to in 2014. The song was nominated in two categories at The Headies 2015.

She left X3M Music in May 2019, when her contract expired and started her own record label, Studio Brat, in June 2019.

 

ALBUMS

2019 – Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol 1

2017 – Simisola

2014 – Restless EP

2008 - Ogaju

 

AWARDS

2018 – The Headies, Best R&B Single (Smile For Me)

  Best Recording of the Year (Joromi)

  Album of the Year (Simisola)

2018 – Future Awards Africa, Prize for Music

2017 – City People Entertainment Awards, Best Collabo of the Year (No Forget ft Adekunle Gold)

2017 – AFRIMA Awards, Songwriter of the Year

2016 – City People Entertainment Awards, Female Artist of the Year

2016 – Nigerian Teen Choice Awards, Choice Upcoming Female Artist

2016 – The Headies, Best Collaboration (Soldier ft Falz)

                                   Best Vocal Performance Female (Love Don’t Care)

2015 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Act to Watch

2015 – City People Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Act of the Year

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Simi married Adekunle Gold on January 9, 2019 after dating for five years. They both welcomed their daughter, Adejare on the 30th of May 2020.

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Simi Sets Date For New Album 'To Be Honest'

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Singer Simi's mother has taken to Twitter to address a common misconception about marriage....

Domestic Violence: Simi Urges Church To Help Victims Speak Out [Video]

Singer Simi has urged the church to let the congregation know that it is okay to speak out or ask fo...

Simi Carpets Troll Who Accused Her Of Not Celebrating Yemi Alade's Grammy Win

Singer Simi has responded to a troll who accused her of preaching one Nigeria but failing to celebra...

Simi Reveals Title Of Third Studio Album

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Singer Simi Ogunleye has broken a record by becoming the first female artist to receive 100 million ...

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Singer Simi Gives Epic Reply To Critic

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Singer Simi Questions FG Over Lingering National Issues

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