Biography Of Sunny Ade

Biography Intro: ChiefSunday Adeniyi AdegeyeMFR, popularly known as King Sunny Adé is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and important figure in the West African musical style jùjú. One of the first African pop musicians to gain international success, he has been classed as one of the most influential musicians of all time

NAME: Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye

DATE OF BIRTH: 22nd of September, 1946

PLACE OF BIRTH: Ondo CityOndo State, Nigeria

OCCUPATION: Singer, performer

EDUCATION: Adé left grammar school in Ondo under the pretense of going to the University of Lagos. There, in Lagos, his mercurial musical career started.

HONORS AND AWARDS: Sunny Adé has received numerous awards during his career. In November 2016 he became a recipient of the AFRIMA award. In December 2016 he was inducted into Hard Rock Cafe hall of fame.


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