Guess who was voted as the Most Influential Young Nigerian in Entertainment in 2017…

Avance Media has released the list of 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians in 2017 and guess who won the Entertainment category?

It’s our beloved gospel artiste, Frank Edwards!

The influential artiste, who was on a roll in 2017, tops the list ahead of other entertainers including Davido,  Falz, Wizkid, Mark Angel, Tekno, Olamide, Runtown, Patoranking and Maraji.

See the list of Most Influential Young Nigerian in Entertainment below:


  1. Frank Edwards (Musician)
  2. Falz (Musician)
  3. Davido (Musician)
  4. Wizkid (Musician)
  5. Mark Angel (Musician)
  6. Olamide (Musician)
  7. Maraji (Comedian)
  8. Tekno (Musician)
  9. Patoranking (Musician)
  10. Runtown (Musician)

Congratulations to him!


The Most Influential Young Nigerians initiative is an annual awards and ranking scheme for young Nigerian Achievers between 15-40 years, spearheaded by Avance Media, a social enterprise in partnership with various Organisations.

The initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of young people who are earnest to turn around the fortunes of Nigeria’s economy and whose works are at par with their impacts. It is also expected to serve as a source of encouragement to these young individuals whose commitment towards stimulating growth is undoubted.

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