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Chidinma Ekile, Biography and Net Worth

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Chidinma is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performing artiste. She won the third edition of the Project Fame West Africa, that took place in 2010.

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Chidinma Background

Chidinma was born on the 2nd of May 1991 in Ketu, Kosofe, Lagos State, to Mr and Mrs Ekile. She hails from Imo State and is the 6th offspring of seven offspring of her folks.

Chidinma joined her congregation ensemble when she was ten years of age, during this time, she was going to an elementary school in Ketu. She additionally went to an secondary school in Ketu, prior to migrating to Ikorodu with her family.

Before Chidinma went for project distinction tryout, she was filling in as a business advertiser in Lagos. Right now, she had not yet gone for her undergrad considers. She planned to concentrate on mass correspondence at the University of Lagos, all things considered,  she was offered admission to study sociology..

MTN Project Fame West Africa

Chidinma had always dreamt of being part of the MTN Project Fame West Africa, so when the application for the third edition came out, her close friend helped her get to Ultima studio for the audition. She passed the audition and qualified to be part of the reality show with 17 other contestants.

The contestants had 10 weeks of training from musical professionals ranging from voice coaches, and inspirational speakers to established musicians, and music business service providers.

On the 26th of September 2010, Chidinma was announced as the winner of the contest. Winning the contest came with several benefits and prizes which included ₦2.5 million, a 2011 Toyota RAV4, and a production deal. She also signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria in May 2013.

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Chidinma Studio Albums

Chidinma released the album titled Chidinma in 2012 under Capital Hill Records. Cobhams Asuquo and Oscar Heman Ackah produced the album.

Chidinma Singles

  • I Am A Winner (with MTN Project Fame All-Stars) – 2011
  • Jankoliko (featuring Sound Sultan) in the album Chidinma – 2011
  • Carry You Go in the album Chidinma – 2011
  • Kedike in the album Chidinma – 2011
  • Run Dia Mouth in the album Chidinma – 2011
  • Emi Ni Baller (featuring Tha Suspect and iLLBliss) – 2012
  • Kite – 2013
  • Emi Ni Baller – Remix (featuring WizKid) – 2013
  • Bless My Hustle (featuring Phyno) – 2013
  • Jolly – 2013
  • Oh Baby – 2013
  • Sweet Like Shuga (with Flavour, KCee, Sound Sultan, and Professor) – 2013
  • CAPITAL Krismas (with Tha Suspect, iLLBliss, Tesh Carter, and Clarence Peters) – 2013
  • Oh Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour) – 2014
  • Kuli Kache – 2014
  • Martha – 2014
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Chidinma Music Videos

  • I Am A Winner (with MTN Project Fame All-Stars) directed by Bayo Alawiye – 2011
  • Jankoliko (featuring Sound Sultan) directed by Clarence Peters – 2011
  • Kedike directed by Clarence Peters – 2012
  • In The Air (Tesh Carter featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2012
  • Only Human (Silvastone featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • Emi Ni Baller” (featuring Tha Suspect and iLLBliss) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • One Kain Love (Mystro featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • I Am Sorry (iLLBliss featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • Sweet Like Shuga (with Flavour, KCee, Sound Sultan, and Professor) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • Oh Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
  • Yanga directed by Mex – 2018

Chidinma’s Notable Performances

  • The MTN Power of 10 Concerts – a ten-city tour that celebrated MTN Nigeria’s ten-year anniversary. The tour started on the 9th of September 2011 in Markudi. Chidinma performed with Dr Sid at the tour.
  • At the 2013 Hennessy Artistry Club Tour, Chidinma was one of the supporting artists and the tour was led by D’Banj.
  • Chidinma performed at the Guinness World of More Concert alongside P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno, Waje, Davido and Tiwa Savage on the 3rd of November 2013.
  • She performed with Blackstreet at the Butterscotch Evening Experience – a concert held at the Eko Hotels and Suites.
  • On the 14th of February 2014, Chidinma performed at the MTN Valentine Rave Party, alongside Tiwa Savage, Mario and Sound Sultan.
  • Chidinma has performed in several countries across Africa, including The Republic of Benin, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, and Ghana.

Nominations of Chidinma

  • Best Vocal Performance (Female) nominee at The Headies – 2012
  • Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominated her for Best Afro Pop – 2012
  • Best Indigenous Concept nominee at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) – 2012
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Best New Act of the Year – 2012
  • Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Nominee at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2012
  • At the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), I Am Sorry was nominated as the Best Afro Hip Hop Video – 2013.
  • Channel O Music Video Awards nominated Emi Ni Baller as the Most Gifted African West – 2013
  • Nominated for Best Collabo at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2013 
  • City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Musician of the Year (Female) – 2013
  • Best Collabo of the Year nominee at the City People Entertainment Awards – 2014
  • City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Musician of the Year (Female) – 2014
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year – 2014
  • Female Artist of the Year nominee at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
  • Best Music Video of the Year (Artist & Director) nominee at Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
  • Nominated Oh! Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour N’abania) for Best Collaboration at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
  • Nominee at African Muzik Magazine Awards for the Best Female West Africa – 2014          
  • MTV Africa Music Awards nominated her as the Best Female – 2014

Awards Of Chidinma

  • Kora Awards honoured her as the Best Female West African Act – 2012

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  • Best Pop Extra Video at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) – 2013

Net Worth Of Chidinma

Asides being a singer and performer, Chidinma is an ambassador for MTN Nigeria, and Molped Nigeria, so she is expected to be worth millions. According to nigerianfinder.com, Chidinma is worth $2.8 million.

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