Highest Paid Musicians In Ghana 2017.
There’s always a debate when it comes to who the highest paid musician is in Ghana 2017. Even though these musicians do not disclose how much they get paid to play a show, we did some digging and came up with correct and accurate figures. Now you can guess who they are right?
Even though some musicians give us back to back hit songs throughout the year, they still get paid less. The amount of money an artist get paid depends on the taste of the people and some other miscellaneous factors.
So grab a drink and scroll through our page. You are about to get ‘wowed’ Lol;
6. Becca – GHs 30,000.00
Recently signed to the richest record label in Ghana, Becca played many shows this year. She has proven to be the ‘Rhianna’ of our time by giving us back to back hit songs. She launched an album this year, Unveiling, which got the highest sale so far since the genesis of her music career. Her recent record, ‘Na Wash’ featuring Nigeria’s Patoranking got featured on music charts in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and in the States. With all those achievements, you can guess why she’s on this list. According to our sources, Becca charges Ghs30,000 per a show which is equivalent to $ 6,655.00.
5. R2Bees – GHs 60,000.00
Since their worldwide breakthrough song, the Tema duet have been doing so well, giving us mind blowing tunes and winning both local and international awards. Even though they are on a musical break, they really did so well this year. Giving us songs such as ‘Plantain chips’ and ‘Over’ this year. They charge GHs 60,000 per a show which is equivalent to $ 13,309.00
4. Stonebwoy – GHs 70,000.00
Stonebwoy, born Etse Setakla is a Dancehall/Afrobeats artist who hailed from the Volta Region. He was first signed onto High Grade Family during the early stages of his music career – he was nurtured there. Over the years, he has become one of the toughest artists making unforgettable records. No wonder he won BET Award (Black Entertainment Television Award) same year he emerged as the VGMA (Vodafone Ghana Music Award) artist of the year. Since then, he has played both local and international shows and won unimaginable number of plaques to his credit. He’s recently signed onto Zylonphone Media alongside Becca and Obinini. Stonebwoy charges GHs 70,000.00 which is equivalent to $ 15,492.00
3. Shatta Wale – GHs 100,000.00
If there’s any artist who can make the president of any nation dance to his song, then it’s that guy – Shatta Wale, the dancehall champion. Shatta Wale is the choice of the people. He voice out for them, fight for them and protect them. He has over 400 hit songs and still counting. Having been one of the successful and most celebrated artist of all times, he doesn’t joke when it come to money as he’s well known for his lavish lifestyle. Shatta Wale who rubbished Forbes and declared himself a millionaire owns a million dollar mansion and a fleet of cars including his newest Maserati. Shatta Wale charges GHs 100,000.00 per a show.
2. Sarkodie – GHs 100,000.00
Being number 9 on Forbes’ richest artists in Africa doesn’t stop The Highest from charging high for a show. His charges depicts his brand. Sarkodie, Africa’s most awarded musician and a former BET Award winner is widely known for over 100 hit songs. His recent album, The Highest, got streamed on Spotify over 38 million times. Got featured on Billboards 100 hot songs charts among many others. Sarkodie is a living legend who doesn’t spend unnecessarily. He is known to be a man of few words but rich in pocket. He charges GHs 100,000.00 per a show.
1. Fuse ODG – GHs 120,000.00
Are you surprised? I know you would be. Lol! Yes Fuse ODG is the highest paid Ghanaian musician in 2017. The London based Ghanaian Afropop singer, FUSE ODG began his musical journey way in Tema with R2Bees, Sarkodie and his favorite engineer KillBeatz Addison. He’s one of the few guys who pushed Azonto to the world. With over 50 hit songs, he charges GHs 120,000.00 per a show.
So there you have it. Lol
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