|Born In :||Delta State, Nigeria|
|Occupation(s) :||Gospel Artist, Song Writer|
|Web Site :||muslyrics.com/artist/onos-ariyo/|
The Profile, biography of Onoriode Ebiere Ariyo,
A Nigerian Gospel Artist, and also song writer.
Onos Ariyo is a Nigerian Gospel singer and also a songwriter.
She is best known for her critically acclaimed song “Alagbara“.
In September 2018, she was listed in the Global Top 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD)
Onos was born in Delta State in Southern Nigeria where she had her primary and secondary school education.
She gained admission to the Delta State University, Abraka where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in French.
Onos started singing while she was in primary school,
being a part of a number of different choirs and groups.
She moved to Lagos in 2004 where she began recording her first official single, “Dance” produced by FLO.
Sequel to the successful release of her debut single “Dance”,
Onos has gone on to headline several gospel concerts in Nigeria, including The Experience – Lagos,
which has also been described as the biggest gospel concert in the world.
She has shared the stage with a number of notable international gospel artistes,
including Travis Greene, Kirk Franklin and Donnie McClurkin.
In 2010, Onos released her debut album Keep Moving, which featured the songs Dance and Na Your Love
as well as Jamaican International gospel singer, Chevelle Franklyn.
Her big break, however, came with the release of her 2014 album No Limits,
which featured the break out hits Alagbara and Everything Has Changed.
The success of the album, as well as the single Alagbara, led to her nomination for several awards in the Gospel category.
In 2015, she became the Nigerian coordinator for the Women of African Origin in Music Ministry (WAOMM),
under which platform she mentors and nurtures up-coming female gospel artistes.
Since 2012, Onos has convened the For the Love of the Season,
a music and style scene show that brings together the fashion and music industry.
In 2018, she began hosting a monthly live worship event titled B R E A T H E.
In 2017 she also released her third studio album, Songs from the Place of Prayer to rave reviews.
Awards and Recognition
Onos has been nominated for a number of awards since her debut into the music industry.
- 2012 – Best Female Vocalist at the (Nigeria Gospel Music Awards)
- 2013 – Best Female Vocalist (Crystal Awards).
- 2015 – Wise Women Awards (Woman in Music)
- 2015 – Female Gospel Artist Of The Year (Eloy Awards).
- 2018 – Female Artist of Excellence Award (African Gospel Music Awards, UK (AGMMA).
In August 2018, Onos was hosted, alongside other MIPAD honorees by the Nigerian stock exchange at the Gong closing ceremony tagged “Celebration of Excellence“. The event also had in attendance former Vice President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo.
Onos is married to Kunmi Ariyo and they have two children.
Albums & Singles
- Keep Moving (2010)
- No Limit (2014)
- Songs From The Place Of Prayer (2017)
|“Na Your Love”|
|“Everything Has Changed”|
|2017||Jehovah Ebenezer||Songs from a Place of Prayer|
|“You are Wonderful” (featuring Preye)|
|“Call His Name”|
|“Have Your Way”|
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