Young Nigerian musicians have for the last decade revolutionalized the music sector in the Nation, from a sector looked down by investors, it is now the one of the biggest in Africa. Our local artistes can now be heard from Tunis to Soweto, From Malaysia to Jamaica, Putting Nigerian Music stars to be seen in high regards as shinning a positive light for Nigeria even as the Nation battles Insecurity issues.
Also a lot have changed at the financial part with musicians taking in more and more money, signing multi million Naira deals and raking in millions at show. Vanguard took a look at how much our beloved singers and entertainers are making, here are the results.
The Koko master came to light after returning to Nigeria with Ex label mate Don Jazzy, Even though he is now making less music than before he still rakes in N6-10M for a show.
Tuface: N5- 6M
He is praised as the one who started it all, With his hit song African Queen. He recently got married to his on and off again girlfriend last year and he keeps on making hit songs.
Tiwa Savage: N2.5M
Recently married Mrs Balogun and Eminado crooner is coming off a successful year last year, signed by the best producer in the Nation Don Jazzy onto Mavin records, Gets engaged and has a highly great single to mule off from, sadly though she is the only female in the list.
Its Iyanya!!!, Iyanya has been growing since his massively hit single Kukere took the whole of Africa by storm, The Akwa-Ibom born singer can do it all, dance and sing. The Away crooner rakes in about 3 million Naira per show.
Davido: N3- N3.5M
OBO is having the time of his life right now, tearing up the African music chart with hit after hit, His last hot AYE has been making spins all over Africa and he is still in his youth. People are now comparing him with his friend Wizkid but as for now he takes in only 3.5 million Naira per show.
Our very own Highlife star, is one of the quiet type but is known all over the continent, he is rumoured to be dating Dillish of BBA The chase winner. The ADA crooner takes in N3M per show.
WIZKID: N4 -5M
Wizzy is one brilliant musician, when he came on the scene, he took the industry by storm, it seemed any track he laced his vocals became a hit. Having signed by Akon’s Convict music label to an undisclosed multi-million dollar deal. He upped his show estimate to N4- 5M.
P Square: N8- 15M
If you want the Okoye twins, you have to pay. The Alingo dancers have are known everywhere and have been selling out stadiums all over Africa before other Nigerian Acts started doing it. Their official fee we learnt is 15 million naira.