Davido Signs to Sony Music


Sony Music Entertainment recently confirmed the signing of Nigerian music icon in the making – Davido.

David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and record producer. The star is known not only for his music, but his good deeds, he recently announced that he would award his most loyal fan 2 million naira about 10,000 US dollars.

His social media presence is huge with 1.7 million followers on Instagram and 1.65 million on Twitter. Davido posted pictures on his Twitter and Instagram pages about the recently inked deal that is a reportedly 103 million dollars. Sweet!

According to a statement released by Sony Music, the contract, signed in New York, represents a step forward for Sony Music Entertainment as it grows its roots in Africa, and reiterates Sony Music Entertainment’s decision to pursue new business via the introduction of on-the-ground operating entities in an expanded number of markets in the region.