Ada Ogochukwu Ehi (born 18 September 1987), simply known by her stage name Ada Ehi, is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, and recording and performing artist. She started her musical career at the age of 10 as a backup singer for child star Tosin Jegede. Since she professionally started her music career under Loveworld Records in 2009, she has increasingly gained local and international popularity through her songs and music videos.
Early and personal life
Born to Victor and Mabel Ndukauba, Ehi and her three brothers grew up listening to gospel music. She is a native of Imo State in Nigeria. At 10, she was selected to be a member of the Girl’s band of Nigerian child star Tosin Jegede.
She is a graduate of the Lagos State University, (B.Sc Chemical & Polymer Engineering). During her university days, she actively participated in the Believers Loveworld Campus Fellowship. Shortly, she joined the Christ Embassy Choir and ever since then has been active in the church choir.
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Ehi joined Loveworld Records in 2009.
She met her husband, Moses Ehi, at Christ Embassy church during one of her rehearsal sessions while still in the university. They married in 2008 and the couple has two children.
Since joining the Christ Embassy Choir, Ehi has been actively involved in the Music Ministry of Christ Embassy and has performed at Christ Embassy events in several programs around the world including in Europe, America and several African countries.
Her debut album Undenied was released in November 2009. Lifted & So Fly, a two-disc album, was released in November 2013. She released her third studio album, Future Now, on October 16, 2017. It claimed the number-one spot on iTunes Nigeria on the same day.
- Undenied (2009)
- Lifted (2013)
- So Fly (2013)
- Future Now (2017)
- Ada’s EP Vol 1 (2019)
- Born Of God (2020)
- Everything (2021)
|2||Our God Reigns||2015|
|3||Only You Jesus||2016|
|6||Jesus (You Are Able)||2016|
|8||Like This||April 2019|
|10||Fix My Eyes on You ft. Sinach||March 2020|
|12||Open Doors||September 2021|
Awards and recognition
In 2017, Ehi was named on YNaija‘s list of “100 Influential Christian Personalities in Nigeria”. She won the 2017 Groove Awards for West African Artist of the Year; being nominated alongside Frank Edwards, Sinach, Joe Praize and the Preachers. In 2019 “Only You” was listed as one of the 20 most viewed songs of the decade from Nigeria. On 26 August 2021, she received her first YouTube Plaques for reaching 1 million subscribers on YouTube.