Ethiopia is an African country. It is a country in East Africa. It shares borders with countries like Somalia, Kenya, Sudan and South Sudan. The federal capital territory of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.
The Ethiopian country is made up of over 80 ethnic groups which make its music origin very diverse, they make use of the pentatonic model system of music. They make use of traditional instrument such as masenqo, bowed hike, krar, lyre, begena and musical bows.
Here are lists of singers who have contributed to the growth of Ethiopian Music:
- Aster Aweke: Aster Aweke was born in 1959 in Ethiopia. She is an Ethiopian singer and stage performer. She’s from Gandar in Ethiopia. She’s been singing for the past 50 years. She was brought up in the capital territory of Kenya. In 1981, she moved to the United States of America and stayed there for over 15 years due to disillusioned and she returned to Ethiopian 1997. She began singing at the age of 13 and started out at Hayer Fiker Theatre. One of her major singles that brought her into the limelight is Abebayelosh and her popular album Hagere and Fiker which was released in 1999 and 2001 respectively.
- Teddy Afro: Tewodros Kassahun Germemo who is professionally known as Teddy Afro was born in 14th July 1976 teddy is an Ethiopian singer whose song Ethiopia had over 19 million views on Youtubi. He was born and brought up in the capital territory city of Ethiopia which Addis Ababa. He’s been in the stardom stage since 2001 and he has been very active for the past 20 years. He’s a singer, songwriter, producer and a philanthropist as well. He named his first album Abugida. Tikur sew which is the name of his fourth studio album was released in 2012 and was and still is the most expensive most sold album in the country of Ethiopia. He is a father of two named. Children Michael and Yemariam Tewodros, he got married to an Ethiopian model known as Amceset machine in 2012.
- Lola Monroe: Fershgenet Melaku, known as Angel Melaku previously but now she’s popularly known as Lola Monroe. She’s from Ethiopia. Born in the year October 23, 1986, and in the city of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. She’s a rapper. She’s been active in the industry in the past 15 years. She began writing poems at 12 years. She has released a lot of songs such as Boss Bitch’s world, the art of motivation, overtime and she was also nominated for the best female hip hop artiste of the BET Awards of 2011.