Omawumi is a multiple award-winning recording act and a highly rated Nigerian vocalist, who took her first jab at professional music back in 2007 as a contestant of the music reality TV show, West African Idols. The music competition gained her access and her first wave of public appeal after she scribbled her way through various stages and 300 fellow competitors to her emergence as runner up. Omawumi Megbele, 38, is a native of Warri, Delta state, and an Itsekiri ethnic member. Quick advice: Do get her surname right when you call it.
She has thrived and maintained consistency in the industry for over a decade and has laid a melodic sheet within the path of these years with four good and critically acclaimed studio albums, that never reneged in proving her vocal prowess and songwriting skill.