Nigerian singers, Ruger and Ayra Starr have been named on Vogue UK’s new list of rising artists billed to rule the music space in the new year 2022.
Vogue UK has released their new list of Emerging Artists set to rule 2022 and it contains Nigerian stars, Ayra Starr and Ruger. The new list was shared on Monday, the 17th of January 2022.
Ruger and Ayra Starr
Ayra Starr is signed under the Mavin Records platform while Ruger is signed under its sister-label, Jonzing World. Adding Ruger to their new list, Vogue UK wrote on their website;
In just one year, Ruger has had a seismic impact with his single “Bounce”, which amassed 22 million views and topped the Nigeria charts on Apple Music. With unforgettable songs and his unique look – pink cropped hair and an eye patch – he’ll soon be impossible to miss.
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In addition to Ruger, Ayra Starr was also listed on Vogue UK’s rising artists list for 2022. The website reads;
Nineteen-year-old Ayra Starr started exceptionally strong last year, releasing debut projects that were flawlessly conceived and beautifully sung.
Ayra Starr released a self-titled EP on her Mavin unveiling last year and went ahead to drop a debut album in the same year.