2017 was indeed a breakthrough year for some of our artistes based in Ondo State. In this vein, OSMATV (organisers of the annual Ondo State Music Awards) put together this list based on laurels, Popularity of songs and performances.
His only single last year, Streetizen won Best Rap Single. He was actually the surprise winner of the night as nobody expected it and ever since then, he has been building upon the achievement.
Bamilole was the only recognised song from a female artiste in 2017 and she also went ahead to win Best Female Performance.
The firespitter broke through in 2017, performing at many big stages and also went ahead to win Achievement in Vocals with his hit single, Blow my Mind.
Sobotone was the wavy last year. The song became the best street song ever to be released in Ondo State. It also became a street anthem. His featuring on the popular OSMA Anthem also added to his success. Winning Best Street Hop/dancehall song was the major breakthrough.
6. TIMMY Y
The Producer cum Artiste won the best producer of the year last year with his achievement on Bennylee’s hit single, Paper.
His breakthrough came last year when we was nominated for Best New Act and surprisingly won the category against all odds. The “Omo Alufa” crooner is expected to rule the industry this year.
Apart from being the fans favourite, he successfully hosted a industry night for his label, MSK Gang. With heavyweights like Skadoo Dance & Unstoppable ft. Kwest, it would have been a sin if not added to this list.
The Akure First Son has always been on top of his game. The Gogaga Concert was acclaimed to be the biggest musical concert in Akure, the state capital having a very large attendance. Apart from the concert, The song earned 3 nominations and it was indeed one of the most popular songs in the state, if not the most popular. Trends and publicity for a song as never been this good.
The most outstanding thing about this talented artiste is using just one song to trend through out a whole calendar year, Wangba also went ahead to win 2 categories at the last years awards.
Broke all records, won all categories he was nominated for. Claimed 4 plaques and topping all charts last year. Omo Mama Eleja, the EP was a success with a well organised listening party. Bennylee was the most versatile artiste last year.
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