Highest Paid Nigerian Artistes And Their Earnings
A list of top Nigerian highest paid hip-hop artistes was recently released by Encomium magazine; perfectly researched and confirmed. The list had the music duo of P’Square topping it as the highest paid hip hop act. The music duo are learnt to be charging between N9 and N10 million for a show within Nigeria. D’banj comes second on the list with a charge between N6 and N7 million to grace any event in the country. Before the split from Mo’Hit, D’banj topped the list with charges between N7 and N8 million while P-Square was N5 million. 2face comes the third highest paid artiste on the list. Although his fee is not consistent, He is said to be charging between N5 and N6 million. It was learnt that 2face because of his love and passion for the art easily adjust fees and not always keen like other acts on their particular amount. Wizkid is the fourth on the list with a gracing fee of N4 to N5 million. Artistes like Owawunmi who actually is the highest paid female star, Flavour, Timaya and Olamide charges N3 million. Others in this category are Darey Art Alade, Duncan Mighty, and Chocolate Music artistes, M.I and Ice-Prince. The likes of Iyanya, Davido, Wande Coal and Tiwa Savage are in the league of artistes that go for N2.5 million, while D’Prince, Dr.Sid and one time highest earning artiste, 9ice collect N2 million respectively. Naeto C and Waje are said to be in the category of N1.5 million.
1- P-Square – N10million
2- D’Banj – N 8million
3- 2Face – N6million
4- Wizkid – N5million
5- Omawumi, Darey, Duncan Mighty, Olamide, Timayah, Flavour, M.I, Ice-Prince – N3 million
6 – Iyanya, Davido, Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage – N2.5 million
7 – 9ice, D’Prince, Dr. Sid – N2 million
8 – Neato C and Waje – N1.5 million.