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Iyanya

Iyanya 

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Iyanya was born on the 31st of October 1986, in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. He was born to Mr Mbuk, a forester, and Mrs Mbuk, a school headmistress. He had his early education at Qubi Centre Nursery School Calabar. His primary school was at government primary school, Calabar.For his secondary education, he attended government science school Calabar, where he obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE). He then studied Business Management at the University of Calabar (UNICAL). Iyanya lost his parents, and elder brother around the same time in 2008.

Career
After Iyanya obtained his undergraduate degree, he got a job as a bar manager. He usually sang at Fiesta Fries Bar, Mirage Nite Club, and West-Life Night Club. Iyanya was inspired by Craig David, Bob Marley, West Life, Backstreet Boys, and R. Kelly. He decided it was time to do professional music after he watched a television programme which showcased the luxurious lifestyle of 2Face Idibia and Olu Maintain.Iyanya gained popularity in Nigeria when he won the first edition of the MTN Project Fame Reality TV show in 2008. Afterwards, in 2009, he released his debut album - My Story. My Story was a commercial failure because of lack of proper distribution and promotion. Eventually, he came to limelight in the industry after he released Kukere in 2011.
Since then, he has been doing exploits, even though he has encountered numerous challenges.

Many Iyanya songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Iyanya’s Studio Albums
• My Story - 2009
• Desire - 2013
• Applaudise - 2015

Iyanya’s Songs
• Love Truly - 2009
• No Time (featuring Faze) - 2009
• Iyanya (My Story) - 2010
• Kukere - 2011
• Ur Waist (featuring Emma Nyra) - 2012
• Kukere Remix (featuring D’banj) - 2012
• Flavour - 2012
• Sexy Mama (featuring Wizkid) - 2013
• Jombolo (featuring Flavour N’abania) - 2013
• Head Swell - 2013
• She Can Get It - 2013
• Le Kwa Ukwu - 2013
• Story Story (featuring Oritse Femi) - 2014
• Mr Oreo - 2014
• Ijeoma - 2014

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Achievement
2012 - 2013
Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominated him as the Best Contemporary Afro (Live Beats choice) - 2012
• The Headies award for Best Pop Single - 2012
• Song of the Year nominee at the Headies - 2012
• Soul Train Music Awards nominee for Best International Performance - 2013
• Channel O Music Video Awards nominee for the Most Gifted Male Video - 2013
• Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year - 2013
• Hottest Single of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards - 2013
• Ghana Music Awards nominee for African Artiste of the Year - 2013
• City People Entertainment Awards nominee for Musician of the Year (Male) - 2013
• Most Popular Song of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards - 2013
• Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominee for Best High Life Video - 2013
• Nominated for Best Use of Choreography at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) - 2013
• Best Use of Visual Effects nominee at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) - 2013

2013 - 2014
• The Headies award for Artist of the Year - 2013
• Best R&B/Pop Album nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Album of the Year nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Best Pop Single nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Song of the Year nominee at The Headies - 2013
• World Music Awards nominee for the World’s Best Song - 2014
• Nominated Le Kwa Ukwu for the World’s Best Video at the World Music Awards - 2014
• Iyanya was nominated for the World’s Best Male Artist at the World Music Awards - 2014
• World’s Best Live Act nominee at the World Music Awards - 2014
• Nominated as the World’s Best Entertainer of the Year at the World Music Awards - 2014
• City People Entertainment Awards nominated Iyanya for the Musician of the Year (Male) - 2014
• African Muzik Magazine Awards nominee for Best Male West Africa - 2014
• Best Dance in a Video at the African Muzik Magazine Awards - 2014

Iyanya songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and download Iyanya songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform.
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Country : Nigeria
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  • Albums(20)
  • Playlists(9)
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Iyanya

Iyanya was born on the 31st of October 1986, in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. He was born to Mr Mbuk, a forester, and Mrs Mbuk, a school headmistress. He had his early education at Qubi Centre Nursery School Calabar. His primary school was at government primary school, Calabar.For his secondary education, he attended government science school Calabar, where he obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE). He then studied Business Management at the University of Calabar (UNICAL). Iyanya lost his parents, and elder brother around the same time in 2008.

Career
After Iyanya obtained his undergraduate degree, he got a job as a bar manager. He usually sang at Fiesta Fries Bar, Mirage Nite Club, and West-Life Night Club. Iyanya was inspired by Craig David, Bob Marley, West Life, Backstreet Boys, and R. Kelly. He decided it was time to do professional music after he watched a television programme which showcased the luxurious lifestyle of 2Face Idibia and Olu Maintain.Iyanya gained popularity in Nigeria when he won the first edition of the MTN Project Fame Reality TV show in 2008. Afterwards, in 2009, he released his debut album - My Story. My Story was a commercial failure because of lack of proper distribution and promotion. Eventually, he came to limelight in the industry after he released Kukere in 2011.
Since then, he has been doing exploits, even though he has encountered numerous challenges.

Many Iyanya songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Iyanya’s Studio Albums
• My Story - 2009
• Desire - 2013
• Applaudise - 2015

Iyanya’s Songs
• Love Truly - 2009
• No Time (featuring Faze) - 2009
• Iyanya (My Story) - 2010
• Kukere - 2011
• Ur Waist (featuring Emma Nyra) - 2012
• Kukere Remix (featuring D’banj) - 2012
• Flavour - 2012
• Sexy Mama (featuring Wizkid) - 2013
• Jombolo (featuring Flavour N’abania) - 2013
• Head Swell - 2013
• She Can Get It - 2013
• Le Kwa Ukwu - 2013
• Story Story (featuring Oritse Femi) - 2014
• Mr Oreo - 2014
• Ijeoma - 2014

Follow Boomplay and keep up-to-date with the latest Iyanya songs and information.

Achievement
2012 - 2013
Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominated him as the Best Contemporary Afro (Live Beats choice) - 2012
• The Headies award for Best Pop Single - 2012
• Song of the Year nominee at the Headies - 2012
• Soul Train Music Awards nominee for Best International Performance - 2013
• Channel O Music Video Awards nominee for the Most Gifted Male Video - 2013
• Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year - 2013
• Hottest Single of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards - 2013
• Ghana Music Awards nominee for African Artiste of the Year - 2013
• City People Entertainment Awards nominee for Musician of the Year (Male) - 2013
• Most Popular Song of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards - 2013
• Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominee for Best High Life Video - 2013
• Nominated for Best Use of Choreography at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) - 2013
• Best Use of Visual Effects nominee at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) - 2013

2013 - 2014
• The Headies award for Artist of the Year - 2013
• Best R&B/Pop Album nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Album of the Year nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Best Pop Single nominee at the Headies - 2013
• Song of the Year nominee at The Headies - 2013
• World Music Awards nominee for the World’s Best Song - 2014
• Nominated Le Kwa Ukwu for the World’s Best Video at the World Music Awards - 2014
• Iyanya was nominated for the World’s Best Male Artist at the World Music Awards - 2014
• World’s Best Live Act nominee at the World Music Awards - 2014
• Nominated as the World’s Best Entertainer of the Year at the World Music Awards - 2014
• City People Entertainment Awards nominated Iyanya for the Musician of the Year (Male) - 2014
• African Muzik Magazine Awards nominee for Best Male West Africa - 2014
• Best Dance in a Video at the African Muzik Magazine Awards - 2014

Iyanya songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and download Iyanya songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform.

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    Mary d

    whaoo So amazing
    Nigeria

    Jeremiah k solo

    boss iyanya help me out[0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f63f][0x1f60d]
    Nigeria

    Jesca williamegrsc

    ❤️❤️
    Tanzania

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    Força
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    Oyedepo Abiodun05

    super
    Nigeria

    saviourcmmi8

    iyanya is king of music
    Nigeria

    Daju moses

    cool
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    Wisdom Antak

    I still love this guy... Calabar rocks... Come back and release the latest hits... Kinda missing you die
    Nigeria

    Investor Abulu

    Blast
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    Nigeria

    favouramara93

    nive
    Nigeria

    Sogo Akinrole

    what a lovely song
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