Everyone knows that top Nigerian musicians really make good money for each show. How much do most popular Nigerian musicians earn for a show? Get the full information in our article below.
Nigerian music industry has increased and flourished considerably lately. Both the beginners and music super stars do their best to make each show more expensive that the previous one. Of course, money and music have always been connected. However, top Nigerian musicians net worth might play a huge role in the GDP of the country`s economy.
It was actually music industry that allowed many Nigerians becoming stars and, thus, gaining wealth. Today Nigerian musicians earn hundreds of millions on their album sales and shows.
And today we offer you to get to know how much money top musicians earn for each show.
Earnings per show: 9 – 14 millions naira
Twin brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye, earn the most for every show in Nigeria. They have been recently rumored to possess a private jet. Each of their music show brings them from 9 to 14 millions naira. Promoters frequently plead them to feature in their shows due to the fact that if P-Square graces any concert, it will be immediately sold out.
Earnings per show: 6.6 – 9.8 millions naira
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanji remains a great player in the music industry of Nigeria. Having done collaborations with such outstanding US hip-pop stars as Kanye West and Snoop Dogg, this remarkable musician is a high up in demand and receives huge fees. For every concert D’banj takes home from 6.6 to 9.8 millions naira. It is about $40,000 – $48,000. The singer is also the founder of DB Records.
Earnings per show: 6.9 millions naira
Tuface officially earns about 32 thousand dollars for each performance. This musician is an indigene of Benue State. He is also known to be extremely concerned about his payment range. In fact there have been some cases in which Tuface accepted to perform in shows which some other artists discarded because of the performance cost. The singer even charges $35,000 for shows outside of Nigeria. Tuface owns Hypertek Entertainment.
Earnings per show: 4.5 – 5.5 millions naira
Wizkid is one of the key owners of Starboy Entertainment. In winter 2014, he became the first Nigerian singer to have over one million followers on Twitter. At the moment, there is a healthy rivalry that exists between him and Davido as the battle for superiority. Wizkid`s reputation, both abroad and in Nigeria costs from 4.5 to 5.5 millions naira for each concert. This musician is also believed to have signed a secret multi-million dollar contract with Akon’s Konvict Music label. Except music, Wizkid also has big money contracts with Pepsi.
Earnings per show: 3.5 – 4.5 millions naira
Sidney Esiri is a physician by profession. However, he made the decision to follow his passion for music and does not feel sorry for it today. Dr. Sid is indeed called into the entertainment industry as against the medical profession. The average cost of his concerts ranges from 3.5 to 4.5 millions naira. Moreover, all tickets to his shows are immediately sold out for his devoted fans never miss his performances.
Earnings per show: 3 – 3.4 millions naira
Son of millionaire father, Davido is questionably the hottest pop star in Nigeria at the moment. According to official reports from entertainment agencies, Davido takes home from 3 to 3.4 millions naira for every show. Alongside with this, he also has another source of income, as this popular Nigerian musician co-owns HKN Music.
Earnings per show: 3.2 millions naira
Do you remember that Iyanya was the winner of the 2008 MTN Project Fame West Africa? Since that time he has busted into the Nigeria music scene. Iyanya gathers about 3.2 millions naira for every concert in Nigeria. In addition, this Nigerian singer pockets up to €18,000 for each show he makes abroad. In addition, the musician is one of the owners of Made Men Music label.
Earnings per show: 2.8 – 3 millions naira
Tiwa Savage is undoubtedly a top female artist in Nigeria. She is perhaps the most triumphant female musician in Nigeria ever. She is also the first African Female Pepsi ambassador and the second highest paid female artist in Nigeria. Tiwa Savage is rated to be the sexiest female celebrities in Nigeria. Every her performance brings her from 2.8 to 3 millions naira.
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