Kiss Daniel is arguably Nigeria’s new king of pop. The artist is currently signed to G-worldwide,headed by business tycoon Emperor geezy. Born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, kiss Daniel originally hails from Abeokuta north local government,ogun state, Nigeria. A graduate of water resources management and agro-meteorology(water engineering) from the federal university of Agriculture Abeokuta, kiss Daniel still engaged in music activities while in school till he graduated in 2013,before his big break. The artist was also encouraged by his father to pursue his musical dreams right from when he was a little child, and his determination eventually paid off in 2013 as he got signed to G-worldwide entertainment. He dropped his first video under the entertainment outfit in May 1st 2014.The single was a club banger titled ‘shoye’ and was produced by beatburx, with the video directed by Mex.
On September 1st 2014,kiss Daniel got his major breakthrough with the single ‘woju’.The video was directed by ace producer Adasa cookey and was shot in Lagos. The song ended up being a chart topper and a crowd favorite, thus serving as a crowd favorite across the country.The song got an extra boost as the legendary 2baba released a cover version of the track, just as the official remix featured Davido and First Lady, Tiwa savage. At this point there was a buzz about kiss Daniel and his unique style.
Then in May 2015, the artist released ‘Laye’ produced by DJ Coublon. The video for laye Was directed by Aje films and the track turned out to be a wedding and club favourite across the country. He also released good time which became an instant banger the moment starboy wizkid released a cover of the song. Then in 2016,kiss released what is arguably his biggest single till date, ‘mama’ which was produced by Young John ‘the wicked producer.
In May 2016,kiss Daniel released his debut album ‘New era’ which simply put Was The best album of 2016. The follow up to the album is a 2017 single sofa which is doing quite well globally.
The artist has mentioned the likes of 2baba,wizkid amongst others as his mentors in the industry.
Awards And Accolades
Extreme Awards (Benin Republic) Next Rated Artiste of The Year – Won
Maya Awards (Ibadan) Newcomer/Revelation of The Year – Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards / Best New Act of the Year (2015) – Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards / Hottest Single of the Year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards / Most Popular Song “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Afrimma Awards (USA)/ Best Newcomer the Year (2015) – Nominated
Coson Music Awards / Best Song in Melody (2015) – Won
Coson Music Awards / Hottest Song on the Street (2015) – Nominated
Africa Youth Choice Awards / Next Rated (2015) – Won
Peace Achievers Awards / Best New Act (2015) – Won
Afrima Awards (Nigeria)/ New Revelation in Africa (2015) – Nominated
Afrima Awards Most Promising Act in Africa (2015) – Won
MTN4SYTE TV Music Video Awards (Ghana) /Best African Act Video “Woju Remix” (2015) – Won
Headies Awards / Next Rated (2015) – Nominated
Headies Awards / Song of the Year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Headies Awards / Pop Single of the year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Nigerian Music Video Awards /Best Highlife Video “Laye” (2015) – Nominated (Upcoming)
Nigerian Music Video Awards /Best Video By A New Artiste “Laye” (2015) – Nominated (Upcoming)
Headies Awards / Hip Hop World Revelation (2016) – Won
Headies Awards / Best R& B/Pop album “New Era” (2016) – Won
Headies Awards / Album Of The Year “New Era” (2016) – Won
Kiss Daniel’s Net Worth
Kiss Daniel has 3 cars of his own has an endorsement with tecno mobile and he charges at least 2million naira per show. He owns an house of his own and the artist his net worth is estimated at 2.1million dollars as at time of this post.