Here’s a list of the highest paid Nigerian musicians and their pay rate. These musicians apparently are the most popular of all as no one would pay so much money to a singer who’s not popular and doesn’t move the crowd.
Their stage performances are mind-blowing and this is the main reason they’re invited frequently to events mainly to move the congregation. Below is our exclusive list of the highest paid Nigerian musicians per show…
Top 10 Highest Paid Nigerian Musicians Per Show:
Limpopo crooner, Kcee is one of the highest paid Nigerian artistes per show and charges nothing less than N3 million naira. Kcee is a unique singer who got to limelight after the release of his hit track titled “Limpopo”.
He’s very rich and is the elder brother to business mogul, Emeka Okonkwo. His shoe closet alone would be enough to start up a giant shoe store at a very busy corner in Abuja State.
Dr Sid is a blossoming artiste whose voice we haven’t heard so well for quite a long time now. Apparently, he’s enjoying his money outside the country with his family.
Dr Sid charges N3 million naira to N5 million naira per show and he’s a show stopper. The singer has a unique way of singing and has been able to earn enough hundreds of millions of naira throughout his career
Iyanya is a musician with class. He doesn’t sing noise like a few singers who has faded out of the music scene. His blast to limelight was “Kukere”, the track that musically studded the Nigeria ambience back in 2013.
He’s won several awards and has bagged endorsement deals worth millions. Iyanya charges N3 million naira per show and has got the looks and physique of The Rock, making him one of Nigeria’s sexiest musicians.
2face Idibia is a music legend and businessperson at same time. He started singing decades ago and is well respected amongst other Nigerian musicians.
Per show, 2face would be paid nothing less than N7 million naira, and he’s a regular guy when it comes to booking artistes for mega events in Nigeria.
He runs a nightclub, a music label and is married with kids to Annie Idibia; a popular Nigerian actress.
Young and rich Davido is a very flamboyant Nigerian musician who’s got the vigour and fame. He has millions of fans across the African continent who love him for different reasons.
Davido’s songs tend to become hit songs no matter how he sings them, and also, they tend to gather millions of views after a couple of weeks online. Per show, Davido is paid N5 million naira and above.
StarBoy Records king and lead artiste, Wizkid is a young Nigerian music legend who got to limelight with the release of the hit song “Holla at Your Boy”.
He’s got more fans than almost every other artistes his age and has bagged more awards too than many others in the music industry. He has risen to become an international star and is paid nothing below N5 million naira per show.
Tiwa Savage is the Queen of Nigeria music and is known for being that. Currently, other female artistes like Yemi Alade and Chidinma Ekile are giving her a run for her money, but, she’s still the one rocking the crown. She’s married to JJC Skillz and has a son she loves so much, Jamil (Jam-Jam).
She’s one of the highest paid artistes in Nigeria per show as she’s usually overbooked within periods and months. According to BuzzNigeria, Tiwa Savage would change nothing less than N3 million naira per show.
Flavour is a modern highlife singer with a different style of music performance and vocalizations. He’s fit and a few lucky times, you would find him rocking and showing off his physique in shirtless photos.
Flavour is one of the highest paid Nigerian musicians per show, charging about N4 million naira and maybe below this amount for certain events.
The Koko Master, D’banj is one of the richest and highest paid artistes per show, charging over N6 million naira.
He’s incredibly popular, loved, successful and has sold millions of his albums worldwide. D’banj is one of those Nigeria music legends who has gone international with their music.
Don Jazzy is currently the highest paid Nigerian artiste earning over N7 million naira per show. The P Square brothers occupied this spot last year and early this year until their career breakup which watered rumours that they get paid N85,000 naira to perform as new artistes.
Don Jazzy is a Nigeria songwriter, music producer and singer. He’s also a busness man, a top earning and powerful celebrity in Africa, and the boss Mavin Records; a top music label in Nigeria.
That’s all about the Top 10 Highest Paid Nigerian Musicians Per Show by Moss9ja