If you call her one of the hottest female artistes on the scene right now, you wouldn’t far off the mark. MAMAs 2015 nominee Seyi Shay, has signed a recording contract with top record label, Island Universal Records.
Island Records is a major American record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group and is home to various top UK, US and Australian stars the likes of Nicki Minaj, Taio Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Calvin Harris, Leona Lewis, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Bon Jovi, Avicii, Fall Out Boy, Calvin Harris, U2, amongst others.
The star who debuted in the Nigerian music scene in 2011 shared the news on her Instagram page with the caption: “FINALLY!! this is what most of us work so hard for. We spend most of our lives chasing this 1 opportunity to reach the world through a giant platform like this! I can’t believe it.. @islandrecordsuk and I have signed a GLOBAL recording contract this evening in London. I give God ALL the glory!! Thank u to NIGERIA and AFRICA for ‘putting me on’ S/O @twintings @taponeswa @j_mgt @harmonysamuels @didichiq @mtvbaseafrica #TEAMSEYISHAY and MY FANS — See these enemies have been put to shame and Jehovah has the wheel so move out of the way! We coming thru! #nextlevelish #global #recorddeal #Bossette #bestfemale #mamas2015 #videooftheyear“.
Seyi reportedly signed the contract in London at the Universal offices in South Kensington, yesterday, the 23rd of June.