Omah Lay reacts after making BBC Radio 1xtra ‘Hot For 2021 List


Omah Lay reacts after making BBC Radio 1xtra ‘Hot For 2021 List


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The Nigerian singer, Stanley Omah Didia famously known as “Omah Lay” was appreciative and glad for being recorded among 10 artistes with hot hit for BBC Radio 1Xtra rundown for 2021.

Omah Lay communicating his gratefulness on Sunday said “Thank you 1xtra for depending on me on BBC Hot for 2021.

The Radio had on its Twitter handle 1xtra said that Omah Lay’s music is profoundly Afro-Fusion, with his greatest strength lying in his songwriting.

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Omah Lay said that is why, ‘I take my time with every song, l am not one to just knock off a song immediately, I have to listen to the needs of the song”.

The other artistes that made the list are Bella, a UK R&B, Berwyn, Central Cee, Ivorian Doll, Lavida Local, Midas the Jagaban.

Others are Pa Salieu, Skillibeng and Stalk Ashley.

According to the radio, “We are tipping these ten artistes for big things in 2021 and will be supporting them in their journey over the next twelve months”.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Omah Lay is one of the best break out artistes of the year 2020 after releasing “Get Layd” album with 5 track Extended Play Record (EP).

He currently signed to the Dypper Music record label and has established a huge fanbase, with singles including hits like “Lo Lo” and “Damn”.

BBC Radio 1Xtra Unveils Hot For 2021 List

Omah has been generating massive headlines in Nigeria recently after he was arrested in Uganda for allegedly breaking Covid-19 rules.

However, all the charges were dropped following federal government’ intervention.

See the original post below:

New York, NY (Top40 Charts) The list, compiled annually by 1Xtra and announced this morning by DJ Target on The 1Xtra Breakfast Show with Nadia Jae, predicts which artists are set for success and will be supported by 1Xtra over the next 12 months.

The 1Xtra Hot For 2021 artists are (in alphabetical order):
Central Cee
Ivorian Doll
Lavida Loca
Midas The Jagaban
Pa Salieu
Omah Lay
Stalk Ashley

All ten Hot For 2021 artists will record bespoke performances of their biggest tracks to date which will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer and listen to on BBC Sounds from Monday 25th January 2021. More exclusive content will also follow later in the year.

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