Time Magazine has listed Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage’s third studio album, Celia, among their top 10 albums of 2020.
The album comprises of 2020 hit songs such as “Koroba,” “Temptation” and “Dangerous Love”, and also featured the likes of Sam Smith, Naira Marley, Stefflon Don, Dice Ailes, Davido, and Hamzaa.
Describing the album, Time Magazine says,
“the latest album from Savage, a Nigerian singer-songwriter who many call the “Queen of Afrobeats,” is characterised by an infectious buoyancy”.
“A veteran of the American, British and Nigerian music industries, Savage has an innate understanding of how various strains of music from the Black diaspora fit together, so R&B, rap, Afrobeats, and global pop coalesce seamlessly on the record.
“Savage’s featherweight and precise voice, flips fluidly between English and Yoruba, while bright horn sections drift in and out.
“She also shows off an alluring chemistry with an array of artists, from Sam Smith to Davido to Naira Marley.
“Their inspired contributions make “CELIA” a Nigerian standout in a year of creative excellence from the country, with other releases coming from Burna Boy, Davido, Fireboy DML, Olamide and Wizkid.”
Reacting to this, Tiwa Savage took to social media to express her joy and thank everyone involved in making the album.
“I doubted many things but one thing I knew for sure was what a beautiful body work myself and everyone involved created, we created magic.” She said.