Seyi Shay Biography

Seyi Shay Biography

Seyi Shay, born Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua on December 21, 1985, is a versatile Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for her dynamic career, she has made waves in the music industry, captivating audiences with her unique blend of Afropop and R&B.

Seyi Shay

Seyi Shay

Early Life and Education




Born in Tottenham, London, Seyi Shay is of Nigerian descent. Her journey began in 2008 when she took the lead in the pop girl group From Above, signed under Sony's Columbia Records. She later delved into a successful solo career.




Musical Career






Seyi Shay's solo debut came with the album "Seyi or Shay" in November 2015, featuring hit singles like "Irawo," "Ragga Ragga," and "Murda." Over the years, she collaborated with notable artists, Making a lasting impact on the Nigerian music scene.







Beyond music, Seyi Shay showcased her acting skills in the 2018 film "Lara and the Beat," where she played the role of Lara.








- Right Now

- Your Matter

- Surrender

- Murda

- Yolo Yolo

- Crazy

- Pack And Go

- Jangilova

- Gimme Love

- Tuale

- Pempe

- Alele

- Koma Roll

- Ragga Ragga

- Irawo

- Weekend Vibes

- One Love

- Shima

- Weekend Vibes Remix

- Love Wan Tin Tin

- No Le Le

- I Like It

- Killin’ Me Softly

- Mary

- Big Girl

- Bia

- Glowanna

- Let Me Go

- The Mic

- D Vibe

- Chairman

- In Public





Record Label and Endorsements





She has been associated with labels like Flytime Music and Stargurl. In 2021, Seyi Shay signed a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing France and Aristokrat Publishing.




Awards and Nominations




Her talent has earned her recognition, including winning Best R&B Single at The Headies in 2019. She has received nominations at the MTV Africa Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, and more.




Personal Life




Aside from her career, Seyi Shay is involved in charitable activities, establishing the Shay A Ray of Hope foundation. She supports causes like breast cancer awareness through her role as an ambassador for Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation.




Net worth 




Seyi Shay's net worth is approximately $5 million US dollars.





Social Media




Seyi Shay, with a huge Instagram following exceeding 1.1 million fans, consistently captivates and entertains a diverse audience on social media through her handle @imseyishay.

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