Omawumi with her strong voice and out-going personality dazzled the millions of viewers across the continent with each ‘spectacular’ and was voted the 1ST RUNNER UP of IDOLS WEST AFRICA when the competition ended in May 2007.
Since then she has numerous performances on the stage with top local acts like D’Banj, Tuface, P-Square, M.I, Banky W, Sasha and 9ice and International acts like Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carl Thomas, Angie Stone and Donnel Jones to her belt.
She was amongst the cast for the 2009 edition of the V-Monolugues (a highly reputed play that reflects the negative issues affecting women in Nigeria), she has also written and done vocals for theme songs and these include songs for MTN, Zain and the theme song for Malta Guinness ‘Top of The World Goodness’ campaign. She has been nominated severally for many awards including two categories of SOUNDCITY MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS(SMVA)-Best Special Effects and Editing. She won the most coveted prize of the HIPHOP WORLD AWARDS (HHWA) 2009-NextRated and Best Vocal Performance(Female).
Omawumi is a diversity of talents and she is also bilingual (French and English). Her hobbies are reading, writing and of course singing!
Her debut album ‘Wonder Woman’ featured hit songs like In the music, Chocolata, Today na today and Miss my baby.
2011 saw her releasing “If you ask me”, a song that has enjoyed much airplay on several radio and TV channels.
Her voice always lifts the moon to its rightful position and her blend of traditional sounds will probably have in the league of legends when her career is over.
Her new tune, Stay Alive is a follow up to the huge hit, Bottom Belle.