Oyi (song)

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"Oyi"
Official Cover for Flavour's Oyi Remix Single.jpg
Single by Flavour N'abania featuring Tiwa Savage
from the album Uplifted
ReleasedFebruary 18, 2012
FormatDigital download
GenreR&B , Highlife
Length3:20
Label2nite Entertainment
Songwriter(s)
Flavour N'abania singles chronology
"Odiro Easy"
(2011)
"Oyi"
(2012)
"Kwarikwa (Remix)"
(2012)
Music video
"Oyi Remix" on YouTube

"Oyi" (Remix) is a song by Nigerian singer Flavour N'abania. It features vocals from Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage. The original version of the song was released on June 22, 2011, appearing on Flavour's second studio album, Uplifted (2010).[1][2]

Background and release[edit]

"Oyi" (Remix) was written by Flavour N'abania and Tiwa Savage. Flavour promoted the single via his Twitter account prior to releasing its music video.[3] Tiwa recorded her own version of the song prior to doing the official remix with Flavour.[4][5]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Oyi" (Remix) was shot at a studio in Nigeria. The original version was also shot at undisclosed locations in Nigeria.

Accolades[edit]

"Oyi" (Remix) was nominated for Best R&B Single at The Headies 2011. The music video for the song won the Best R&B Video award at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2011 The Headies Best R&B Single Nominated
2012 Channel O Music Video Awards Best R&B Video Won

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Oyi (Remix)"Flavour N'abania and Tiwa Savage3:20
2."Oyi (Remix) (Tiwa Savage remix)"Tiwa Savage [6]1:45

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flavour". GreatLakesMix. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  2. ^ "VIDEO: Flavour ft Tiwa Savage – OYI (Remix)". Notjustok. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ MUOMAH, ONYINYE. "REVIEW OF FLAVOUR NABANIA UPLIFTED ALBUM". Nigeria Films. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Tiwa Savage – OYI (Tiwa Remix)". Notjustok. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Tiwa Savage – Oyi [Remix]". Tooxlcusive. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Get Familiar: Tiwa Savage – Oyi Remix [Female Version]". 360nobs. Retrieved 8 October 2013.