There are many things you probably do not know about the Alagbara singer, Onoriode Ebiere Bikawei Ariyo professionally known as Onos Ariyo is a Nigerian-based singer and songwriter.
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Onos was born October 1 into a family of eight and hails from the Niger Delta Region in Southern Nigeria where she had her primary and secondary school education after which she gained admission to the Delta State University, Abraka where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in French.
The singer is a sensational Nigerian artist, wife and lovely mother who is managed by her husband( Mr. Kunmi Ariyo, CEO of Mirus Events).
She had begun singing while she was in primary school, being a part of a number of different choirs and groups before she moved to Lagos in 2004 where she began recording her first official single, “Dance”.
Onos Ariyo has shared the stage with Gospel Giants like Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Don Moen, Ron Kenoly and a few others at The Experience 2010. She has been nominated for several awards to mention but a few the City people Awards 2013 and 2014, Nigeria Entertainment Awards(NEA) 2013, African Gospel Music Awards under the Best female artist category 2013 and Artist of the year West Africa category 2014 among several nominations and she won the BEST FEMALE VOCALIST at the Nigeria Gospel Music Awards 2012 and Crystal Awards 2013.
ONOS is also the convener of the FOR THE LOVE OF THE SEASON event. A music and style scenes show that brings together the finest in the music and fashion industry with its maiden edition in February 2012 and She was newly appointed as the coordinator for Lagos’s WAOMM (Women of Africa Origin in Music Ministry).
The singer is happily married to Kunmi who is an event planner, and their union is blessed with a beautiful daughter.
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