Sunday Spotlight: Nikki Laoye – Biography

Nikki Laoye has been gracing our ears in lrecent times and this time we want to take out time to take a  tour to the onset of her career till date… In a biographical manner

Nikki Laoye was born In Lagos as an only daughter to Prince Olushola Isaac Laoye, she is the also the only sister of three brothers namely, Ade, Femi and Bola. 

On December 11 2011, Laoye got married to Alexander Oturu In Lagos Nigeria and it has remained a marriage of bliss till date 

Nikki also had a buzzing childhood as she was enrolled in choirs and dance classes at the mere age of 5

Laoye’s musical talent was further enhanced during her high school years at Federal Government Girl’s College, Sagamu (from where she graduated in 1998) and at the University of Ibadan  respectively

As she performed with the school choirs and joined up with music and dance groups including Exousia, Soul Alliance and the girl group trio, Soul Sistas 

She would later in  1998, join the youth band of Ikoyi Baptist Church and would be introduced formally to contemporary gospel by friend and music director, Reginald Bassey also  serving as a soloist/lead vocalist for a couple of year.

Laoye later  joined House on the Rock Church and was a lead vocalist for the choirs in Ibadan and Lagos for over 10 years

As for her career, it all kicked off professionally in 2006 when she released her first solo single… “Never felt this way before” which was produced by  renowned Nigerian music producer Cobham

The song gained a large chunk of mainstream acceptance, establishing her as s a renowned contemporary gospel act

She continued to make  waves in the music scene and even as an actress, a humanitarian, a presenter and an On Air Personality among others

Going on to bag several national and international awards and nominations

While sharing the stage with several renowned artistes of international standards.

Her music has continued to cut deep into the souls of all and sundry and her purpose has not shifted from the worship and praise of the most high God.

She also released the official video to her song Mighty God 

A video that is loaded Succinctly yet loaded with powerfully lyrics of praise and adoration to the Almighty God

Watch Video Below 

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