Musicians don’t only take delight in doing what they do best as a career, they also swim in untold wealth derived from their sweat and labour in the studio. These six artistes are the biggest earners in Africa’s music industry of 2015 till date:Richest Musicians in 2016 are as follows.
The Omo baba Olowo himself, real name David Adeleke is arguably one among the largest export from the continent. The afro pop singer has done so well for himself despite being from a fashionable or rich home.
He’s one among the foremost successful Nigerian musicians ever with such a big amount of accomplishments, endorsements from a number of the largest brands in African additionally to the mouth watering new record deal he just signed with Sony Music Entertainment priced over $1million.
5. 2Baba Idibiatuface
2baba has truly ascended to the throne of legend as long as the Nigerian music business is concerned. A collaboration with the honorable Innocent Idibia is seen as a very huge deal and who will dispute this?
He has sold-out over ten million CDs and has recorded a minimum of seven million digital sales.
His business deals with Guinness, Haven Homes, Airtel Worldwide et al bring a great deal in earnings. Still, he’s one musician who doesn’t flaunt his wealth in everyone’s faces.
The former EME performer redefined his standing within the Nigerian music business once he emerged as the CEO of Starboy entertainment.
Ayodeji ‘Wizkid’ Balogun most likely holds the record of being the Nigerian performing artist with the foremost international collaborations. He’s conjointly the best paid Pepsi Cola ambassador in Africa and an envoy of telecommunications big giant Glo.
The Kokomaster, D’Banj has done quite well for himself in terms of earnings.
He has high deals with Beats By Dre, Sony entertainment africa, Glo and a lot more.
His sojourn within the U.S. gave him the chance to rub shoulders with the likes of Jay Z and Kanye West.
Back home in Federal Republic of Nigeria, he’s the face for a campaign for agriculture and he’s pushing his Koko Garri business very well.
D’Banj is additionally one among the few Nigerians to rock a suit priced 1,000,000 Naira.
P Square with Ghanaian actress Joselyn Dumas| Richest Musicians in 2016
The dynamic pair of dual brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly referred to as P square are really swimming in cash and this is often evident in their swish fashion.
They have appetizing homes in Nigeria and even abroad and that they fly in private jets as well.
The Okoye brothers have over five albums to their name and that they don’t plan to retire any time shortly.
Their musical dexterity and thrilling dance moves have endeared them to several both far and near.
1. Don Jazzy
Nigeria’s high producer and authorized business mogul, Michael Ajereh Collins better referred to as Don Jazzy has been proclaimed as the richest musician in Africa, consistent with a rating of top ten musicians in continent done by Forbes.
Don Jazzy is reportedly the second richest musician ( the first being Akon ,according to Forbes but he doesn’t stay here )in Africa with multi-million naira endorsement deals with high brands like MTN, Loya Milk, Samsung and Konga.
His mavin records, formed once the collapse of Mohits boasts of high acts like Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Di’Ja who are raking in millions from their deals with the likes of Woodin and Glo.
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