Korede Bello

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Korede Bello (born 29 February 1996 is a Nigerian singer and songwriter currently signed to Mavin Records. KOREDE BELLO is best known for his hit single "Godwin", a semi-Gospel and pop song which topped many music charts in Nigeria.

Early life, education and career

Korede (English:"A bringer of good Tidings and Blessing ") was born in Lagos State, SouthWestern Nigeria. He started performing at the age of 7 by the stage name African Prince and went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend while in primary school. He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school before he went on to release his first single "I Love Naija". He holds a National Diploma certificate after studying Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism.

Mavin Records deal

After the release of his third single which got relatively positive reviews, him and his Manager Casmir was introduced to Don Jazzy after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed http://lindaikeji.blogspot.com/search?q=korede+bello http://www.thecapital.ng/index.php/38-entertainment/2583-godwin-crooner-korede-bello-i-used-to-idolize-don-jazzy-before-i-met-him | title=Godwin crooner, Korede Bello: "I used to idolize Don Jazzy before I met him" On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like "African Princess" and "Godwin".| url=http://www.infonubia.com/2014/02/mavin-records-activates-new-artiste.html | title=Mavin Records Activates New Artiste, Listen To Korede Bello – African Princess | publisher=InfoNubia | date=28 February 2014 | access-date=19 July 2015}} He is currently working on his first studio album and cites Asa, Don jazzy 2face Idibia as people he draws inspiration from. http://www.nigerianfinder.com/korede-bello-biography/His ManagementCasperTainment

Discography

Singles

Title Year Release date
"African Princess" 2014 February 28, 2014
"Dorobucci"
(with Don Jazzy Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D'PRINCE, Reekado Banks and Di'Ja)
May 1, 2014
"Adaobi"
(with Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks and Di'Ja)
May 27, 2014
"Cold Outside" August 15, 2014
"Looku Looku"
(with Don Jazzy Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D'PRINCE, Reekado Banks and Di'Ja)
October 31, 2014
"Jingle Bell" December 25, 2014
"Godwin"
2015 January 28, 2015

Awards and nominations

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Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2011 Toks Entertainment Awards Most Promising Young Act Hirself Template:Won
2011 Peak Awards Next Rated Music Artiste Template:Nom


"Bellovers"

Korede became one of Africa's promising acts after his infamous "Korede Bello wink" in the music video of "Dorobucci", a chart-topping song by Mavin Records artistes. He has a large fanbase of people called "Bellovers" with over Half A Million followers on social media.<ref name="bello"| url=http://www.bellanaija.com/2015/04/10/am-i-not-allowed-to-give-my-testimony-korede-bello-reacts-to-criticism-of-church-performance/ | title="Am I Not Allowed to Give my Testimony?" Korede Bello Reacts to Criticism of Church Performance | publisher=BellaNaija | work=BellaNaija.com |

See also

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References

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External links

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