Previously, our list of the highest paid musicians in Nigeria went live. The list had just a female singer, and after series of queries pertaining the highest paid female musicians in Nigeria, we (I & myself) decided to grace you with a concise list. Here’s the list of the highest paid female artistes in Nigeria with regards to show bookings, record sales and fame. Feel good to criticize this boringly accurate list in the comment space below.
Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians in Nigeria:
1. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage still holds the post pedantically as the highest paid female musician in Nigeria. Of course, she’s a Nigerian performer, songwriter, singer and also, she acts. Tiwa was born Tiwatope Savage-Balogun on the 5th of February, 1980. She’s one of the biggest female earners in Nigeria and she’s really, really popular.
Tiwa Savage has released several hit songs, musically collaborated with several top music acts and is regarded Queen of modern Naija music and the first lady at Mavin Records. Tiwa is one of the talented Nigerian musicians who has signed music deals with Sony. In her case, she signed a songwriting contract with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Asa is one of Nigeria’s unique female acts. She’s been in the music scene for a long time and through time, the natively beautiful lady has earned the love of millions in the country. Asa, pronounced as Asha, was born on September 17, 1982.
Her name literally means “Hawk” (itinerant business) in the Yoruba language. By her style, she has won awards a lot and is one of the most popular and highest paid female singers in Nigeria.
3. Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian music artiste and songwriter born Yemi Eberechi Alade. She’s an Afropop singer referred to fondly as Yoruba-Igbo girl primarily due to her dad being a Yoruba man and her mom, an Igbo woman.
She was given birth to on the 13th of March, 1989, and rose to a famous height in after her 2009 victory at the Peak Talent Show 2009 edition. Since then, she’s released hit tracks back-to-back and has been offered multimillion naira endorsement deals by brands. She’s simply one of the highest paid female musicians in Nigeria.
Simi is currently one of the booming female artistes all over the media now, she’s making waves and has gone to become one of the highest paid female musicians in the Nigerian music industry. She was born as Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye on the 19th of April, 1988.
The songwriter and singer has been into music for a long time, and released her debut album titled ” Ogaju” in 2008. Eventually, Simi got to become a star in 2014 after the release of a very cool musical piece titled “Tiff”.
Omawumi is a popular name in the Nigerian music industry. As days flew by, Omawumi was drawn to limelight after emerging runner-up at the 2007 phase of a reality television show, West African Idols. She was born Omawumi Magbele on April 3rd, 1982.
The female music idol has released quite a few hit albums and several hit singles. She’s got fans, earns really big from show bookings and has also signed endorsement deals with known brands like Konga, Malta Guiness, and Globacom. She’s without doubt one of Naija’s highest paid female musicians.
We know the lady whom people rumoured was in love and in a romantic relationship with Flavour N’abania, Chidinma; she’s really popular and is interestingly one of the highest paid female artistes in Nigeria. Chidinma was born Chidinma Ekile on May 2nd, 1991. She got to limelight after her 2010 victory at the 3rd episode of a music talent contest themed “Project Fame West Africa”.
Popular Mavin Records lady Di’ja is also one of the highest paid female musicians in Nigeria. She’s a singer and songwriter known originally as Hadiza Blell. Her first ever hit single happened in 2009, titled “Rock Steady”. Di’ja has won awards and released a couple other hit songs from we know. Adding to all of this, she’s pretty and has worked with a lot of singers in Nigeria too.
8. Cynthia Morgan
Nigerian singer and songwriter Cynthia Morgan is a top earning female artiste in Nigeria. Birthed as Cynthia Ikponmwenosa on September 23rd, 1991, Morgan’s style of music literally is a cool mix of dancehall, rap, pop and Hip-Hop. Over the years, she’s fought her way to the top. Giving kudos to her unique style and looks, it’s easy to different her kind from the others.
A well respected and recognized vocal champ and songwriter in Nigeria, Waje, is one of the highest paid female artistes in Nigeria by far. Although we’ve no heard from her in a while now, but she’s still at the top. Waje was born Aituaje Iruobe on 1st September, and her name has got a cool background meaning by each letter, Words Aren’t Just Enough.
10. Seyi Shay
Seyi Shay is also one of the highest paid female musicians in Nigeria. She’s a Nigerian songwriter and singer born Oluwaseyi Odedere on December 21, 1985. She’s stylish, beautiful, got fans, dropped hits and when she’s booked, her pay makes heads swell.
That’s all about the Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians in Nigeria by Moss9ja.com