Annie , is a female Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter and performer who came into spotlight after getting signed to Uzokings Empire records in the early months 2017 under the admistration of Uzoigwe Nnaemeka Samuel a.k.a Samzzy, and became a bigger star after the release of her hit single “Beast Inside”.
EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND
Annie was born on the 16th of July in Lagos Nigeria and hailing from Nnewi Anambara state, born of a conservative Christian family. Annie Chisom Udoye popularly known as ‘Annie ’ discovered her affinity for music at age 10 when she attended a Canival with her mother. Soon, she started developing interest in singing. Deciding later that year to join the church choir for their annual church convention
Annie was groomed by her friend from the convention together with her brother and sister who also had love for music. After that performance, little Annie went home with gifts from people who had confessed that she had an amazing talent. From then on she recognised her talent and started nurturing her musical skills while creating music that her elderly ones listened to.
CAREER AND LIFE
Annie has performed at major events like the Nnewi festival in Anambara state, Yhello Festival , and toured with CELTEL (now Airtel) in 2010. She also took part in the first girl singer in Etisalet project amongst many others. In 2012 she took part in the OVATION RED CAROL theme song.
With influences like Mariah Carey, Rachelle Ferelle and Beyonce, Annie’s vocal strength has brought about collaborations with many others..
As an undergraduate in the federal poly nekede owerri and an apostle of travel and tourism, Annie combined her studies with her music; building up a strong profile as a musician to reckon with, while earning her first degree.
Annie first sitting with Samzzy through the effort of Dano beat ,a producer and also a song writer from Uzokings empire .She’v Always known Endeetone D beatlord from days back. He saw her then and asked why she wasn’t into music. She told him she really wanted to be into music but she didn’t think she had enough resources.
While she was trying to make a turnaround,then she made a new song . It was during that period that Samzzy suggested they should work on a song for the street.
See what Samzzy said about when she first met her:
Samzzy said: ‘I was in need of a good team to bring up , I introduced myself to Annie after a list of talented artist Annie is really good Samzzy said. We became friends, and over the years I always felt like she would be an amazing artist if she just had a different musical environment around her. A different support system to help her be better.
Annie got signed to Uzokings Empire Entertainment in 2017 and was featured on several tracks on the UKE Production state of Mind album/collaboration alongside leading Nigerian acts
Her message is one that’s positive ,especially centred around empowering the female by using her experiences either directly or indirectly in her writing either in a movie soundtrack or in her own songs.
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