Top 10 Trending Nigerian Celebrities in 2022 And Why They Trended?
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Top 10 Trending Nigerian Celebrities in 2022 And Why They Trended
The ten Nigerian celebs with the most trending headlines for the month of March, April, May, June and July 2022 are what we’ll be sharing with you today.
Who is considered as a celebrity?
A celebrity is someone or a person that is well-known, blown up particularly in the entertainment industries like movies, music, books, or sports.
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Fans evaluate a celebrity’s performance and accomplishments based on a variety of variables, including how well-liked they are on social media which also makes them the most popular celebrities. But what makes these celebrities to trend is our major focus today.
Top Ten Trending Nigerian Celebrities this year
When talking of “Trending celebrities”, these simply means the names of those famous or widely known persons who are currently on the news in Nigeria. Their contents are seen everywhere including, social-media like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube and other platforms. The kind of content could be the celebrity song, movie, photos (pictures) achievements, live performance and other reasonable activities.Related: 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Are Turning 40 This Year
What makes celebrity trend? Check out our top picks for the Top 10 Nigerian Celebrities Trending in 2022 And Why They Trended? and the reasons why they trend (ed) below!
One of the most talked-about and well-liked celebrities from this Region of the world is still Davido. The musician received numerous headlines in 2021 after he bought a car named ‘Rolls Royce’ which worths about $330,000, in Nigerian currency that said N198m (one hundred and Ninety eight million naira).
Davido again, in the early months of this year trended globally following the news that his song titled “Hayya Hayya’ (Better Together” was chosen by world’s federation of football as the official soundtrack for Qatar 2022 World Cup.
It did not end there, on 11 Apr 2022, Davido reportedly settled fight with his girlfriend and wife to be, a popular chef and eatery owner Chioma Rowland. The couple quarrel had lasted for over six to seven months and fans were delighted as the singer and fiance put off their rifts.
2. Tiwa Savage
For all of the positive, negative, and ugly reasons, Tiwa Savage was in the news. She is one among the first on A-List of females musicians in Nigeria. galantnaija.com recalls how the artist l***ked bedroom tape was spread like wildfire last year. This happened as a result of the celebrity involvement in an argument with her ex-lover over a video which was recorded while Tiwa was having raw $#X, threatened to release it if the mother of one doesn’t pay some certain amount of money, and was at last exposed.
Yet, Tiwa-Savage who is believed to have broken up with her supposed sugar boy, WizKid Since 2018 was recently captured in photographs hooking up once again in the United States of America.
It was no longer secret that both celebrities were down in love and romantic relationship, this was after their co-joint track tagged “Fever“. The African bad girl, Tiwa was openly dating Big Wiz until they pathways after something fishy came up which separated them. However, She was spotted alongside Wizk!d in US lately and this definitely why Tiwa Savage is trending once this season.
Wiz Kid was frequently mocked on grounds of losing two nominations at the 2022 Grammy awards competition. The Starboy entertainment boss had on several account battles between fans and 30BG over his double grammy Loss and for that, he became the most popular and trending celebrity in Nigeria throughout that period. In addition, the internationally recognized Machala had gotten his fair share of criticisms on failure to develop ‘Terri’, his label signee.
4. Ini Edo
Iniobong Edo Ekim did not Trend for anything good this year. The popular celebrity Nollywood actress base on reports sighted by galantnaija.com was caught rocking fake bum, dragged overtime by fans on social media. Ini Edo who started her film acting career in 2000 got into the mud with followers after her Butt-Lift surgery.
Fans heaped the blames on her doctor for disappointing the drama doll, holding to fact that she patronized an inexperienced surgeon. From a trending video that surfaced the internet, Ini Edo’s Nyash was not even shaking when she danced at a party. Ini Edo flaunted her whole body in a bodycon dress revealing her hard-and-stiff backside. The latter got people gossiping about her.
Next on the line was Baddosneh, known everywhere as Olamide baddo, was reckoned with his commitments in the music industry, being a legendary at its peak. This means that Olamide has fulfilled, if not all, atmost few of what fans expected of him as a musician.
Under his capabilities he brought up Zazu, Ogun weréy artist, popularly called Portable Omolalomi who turned out to be the most influential and controversial singer in 2022. Weeks ago, galantnaija.com reported how the celebrity received huge praises and accolades for giving helping hands to upcoming artists Like YBNL Nation superstar, FireBoy DML and Asake in terms of sponsoring their singing career.
6. Funke Akindele
In Funke Akindelé case, her trends was linked with Marital crisis. Funke, professional actor who took the journey to fame with her weekly series of short movies tittled “Jennifer’s Dairy” has been through hell with her Marriage.
The female celebrity became the talk of town through social after headlines depicted her husband JJC Skilz, was intentionally cheating on her and also spending money extravagantly on personal purpose.
7. Yvonne Jegede
Yvonne Jegede who is already 38 years old said she will continue being single if a man wouldn’t treat her as priority. The Edo State born and breed Nollywood actress made this known after the sudden death of popular gospel singer Osinachi.
From her statement: I won’t trade my life for anyone
Jegede’s reaction may not be unconnected with the crashing of her marriage to Abounce, an actor in 2019.
Meanwhile, Critics knocked Yvonne that if she’s waiting for a perfect husband, she might not be lucky for life time.
Habeeb Okikiola, known-very-well by his stage name Portable is also on the lengthy list of top trending Nigerian celebrities. The self acclaimed wahala musician has employed several strategies to keep up with emergence of fame. Infact, anything regarding Portable is automatic trend. The fast rising singer and rapper was noted for recording an instant hit dubbed “ZaZoo“, a street pop song which features his destiny helper, Olamide and world famous dancer, Poco Lee.
9. Banky W
Banky W, got into the trendy topic of the Nigerian public figures on grounds of ripping WizKid and popular record producer, Samklef of their money.
Samklef claims that Banky W needs to be ready to pay everything and that he is finally ready to collect his royalties from the previous 11 years. He admitted that although he and Banky W had a 50/50 agreement, neither party ever contacted the other to take his payment. Read full story here.
10. Kunle Adeyanju
Man Who Drives Bike From London to Nigeria, A self-described daredevil, Kunle Adeyanju was on the road for over 3 days riding a motor-bike from Lagos to Accra and scaled Mount Kilimanjaro for two time. However, what actually brought Kunle into limelight and trends was his motorcycle journey from London to Lagos is evidently what’s getting people talking.