The organisers of ‘1dance Africa’ Afrobeats concert series have announced that Top singers, Wizkid and Yemi Alade are the official headliners for the debut edition holding in Australia.
Concise news understands that Tanzanian singer, Harmonize will also join the singers in making Africans proud in Australia, in the two-day concert scheduled for Friday, October 11, at Hordern Pavilion, Sydney and Saturday, October 12, in Festival Hall, Melbourne.
The Afrobeats music genre, popularized by Nigeria musicians, is currently one of the most accepted music movements in the world, the music has exposed the continent of Africa to international audience, through collaborations and sampling.
Wizkid has in recent times being the talk of the Nigerian movie industry, from his Drake on his number one hit “One Dance” in 2016 and again in 2017, to his melodic delivery in “brown skin girl” off Beyonce’s album to becoming the first ever Nigerian artist to top the Billboard 100 chart, and the first-ever Nigerian artist to reach one million followers on Twitter.
Yemi Alade is widely regarded as the leading lady of Afrobeats music, making her mark on an international scale. She came to limelight after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single “Johnny”.
The ‘Johnny’ crooner recently received an award for making a record by being the first female African artiste to hit one million subscribers on YouTube platform.