Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel, aka Kiss Daniel is a Nigerian artist, performer and entertainer who came to the limelight after releasing his chart-topping single “Woju”.
The Woju Star Started writing songs since the age of 11 and he is currently signed to G-Worldwide Entertainment.
Kiss Daniel Biography/History
Kiss Daniel is a native of Ogun state, Nigeria. He hails from Abeokuta North local government area.
He Choose the name “Kiss” because in his former school, if you have dimple you are called “Kisses” but he has just one so he was called “Kiss Daniel” to differentiate him from other Daniel in the school.
Kiss attended Ogun international montessori nursery and primary school, Abeokuta Grammar School and lastly Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, where he graduated in 2013, as a Water Engineer.
Kiss Daniel hails his parents for paying huge attentions to education as he grew up reading alot and accomplishing Task in the house everyday.
He really appreciate his parents for opening his eyes to educational value and accommodate several personalities.
Like I mentioned earlier, Kiss Daniel has been doing music and writing songs since he was 11years old just like Tekno Miles
At that age he write more songs about food, and not he he really like food, he love junk foods, Kiss does not eat that much, but ice cream is his favourite.
His music started with food at first, and gradually developing his skills, and all thanks goes to his Dad because he helped him a lot, he met singer JABLESS in 2009, who actually helped him manage his talent and started writing commercial songs.
Kiss Daniel Music Career
Daniel showed an interest in music from an early age, and was encouraged by his father who later died on May 9 2015.
He started his music career professionally 2013 after he graduated from the University.
He met G-Worldwide Entertainment CEO, Emperor Geezy in a function. After being signed to G-Worldwide Entertainment, he released his first official single “Shoye” which was produced by Beatburx on May 1, 2014, along with a music video directed by MEX.
Daniel released his second single “Woju“, produced by DJ Coublon on September 1, 2014.
The single was a hit and this introduce him to the entertainment world.
Woju spent eleven weeks on the MTV Base Official Naija Top Ten, including six weeks at the number one spot.
Kiss Daniel then did a remix of “Woju” which he featured Tiwa Savage and Davido. “Woju” and its remix peaked at Number 1 and Number 2 respectively on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10.
That’s the first time that an original song and its remix would peak at the first and second positions on the chart.
May 2015, as a Birthday gift Daniel released a third follow up single “Laye” along with a video two weeks later which was shot in different locations in Eastern part of Africa and was directed by AJE FILMS.
In September 2015, Daniel won two awards within the space of three weeks which was a result of his hard work.
Kiss Daniel Selected Singles
- Kiss Daniel
- Woju Remix feat Davido and Tiwa Savage
- Good Time
2016 New Era Album New King
- Another Day
- Napo Featuring Sugar Boy
- Good Time
- Give Into
- Ghetto Boys ft Sugar Boy
- Are You alright
- Kiss Me
- Sin City
- Upon Me ft Sugar Boy
- All God
- Nothing Dey
Kiss Daniel Awards and Nominations
Extreme Awards (Benin Republic) Next Rated Artiste of The Year – Won
Maya Awards (Ibadan) Newcomer/Revelation of The Year – Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards / Best New Act of the Year (2015) – Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards / Hottest Single of the Year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards / Most Popular Song “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Afrimma Awards (USA)/ Best Newcomer the Year (2015) – Nominated
Coson Music Awards / Best Song in Melody (2015) – Won
Coson Music Awards / Hottest Song on the Street (2015) – Nominated
Africa Youth Choice Awards / Next Rated (2015) – Won
Peace Achievers Awards / Best New Act (2015) – Won
Afrima Awards (Nigeria)/ New Revelation in Africa (2015) – Nominated
Afrima Awards Most Promising Act in Africa (2015) – Won
Headies Awards / Next Rated (2015) – Nominated
MTN4SYTE TV Music Video Awards (Ghana) B noest African Act Video “Woju Remix” (2015) – Won
Headies Awards / Song of the Year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Nigerian Music Video Awards /Best Highlife Video “Laye” (2015) – Nominated (Upcoming)
Headies Awards / Pop Single of the year “Woju” (2015) – Nominated
Nigerian Music Video Awards /Best Video By A New Artiste “Laye” (2015) – Nominated (Upcoming) Awards Compiled by Wikipedia.
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