Timi Dakolo brings Christmas early with first song under Virgin EMI

Timi Dakolo

Singer, Timi Dakolo, is set to release his first single under new label, Virgin EMI Records.

The musician is collaborating with British singer-songwriter, Emeli Sandé, on the track titled ‘Merry Christmas Darling’ which is set for release on Friday.


In a post on Instagram on Thursday, Timi brought Christmas early to his fans with a Merry Christmas wish.

“Before it gets really busy with festivities, let me be the first to say to you Merry Christmas Darling. Single titled #merrychristmasdarling Out tomorrow featuring @emelisande Powered by @virginemi @universalmusicgroup #hafemusic,” he wrote.

Timi Dakolo announced on October 4 that he had signed on to Virgin EMI Records, a record label under global music entertainment company, Universal Music Group.

The 38-year-old did not reveal details of the contract.


He joins the growing list of Nigerian artistes tied to Universal Music Group.

Among them are Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, and Burna Boy.