It’s a known fact that 2017 was a splendid year for the Nigerian entertainment industry, especially musicians.
Most Nigerian artistes had sold out shows, some of our favorite celebrities got married with the likes of, BankyW and Oristefemi.
Considering the economic set back Nigeria faced last year, one would think that our musicians will suppress their charges, but that wasn’t the case at all because the funny thing is, there has been an increase in most of our celebs’ performance fees compared to 2016/2017.
Below are the top 5 highest paid Nigerian musicians earning per show. Enjoy…
5. MR. EAZI – SIX MILLION NAIRA
Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade popularly known as Mr. Eazi has been making wave for past months, he has had a massive breakthrough in the music industry so far, his growth has been broad and brilliant. He disclosed on Twitter that he had spent up to 6 million to perform. He said he has made a lot of money these 12 months by himself.
4. TIWA SAVAGE (FIVE – SEVEN) MILLION NAIRA
Tiwa Savage the Queen of Nigeria music and she is popular for that. She is one of the most well-paid artists in Nigeria for a show, as she is usually overbooked for months. According to BuzzNigeria, Tiwa Savage would not charge anything less than N4 million naira per show.
3. OLAMIDE (FIVE – EIGHT) MILLION NAIRA
Olamide badoo has he is fondly called by his die hard fans has been consistent with his music since his fame and this brand has grown to something big. Olamide is often called for shows, and the billing price of Olamide now starts from 5 million and up to 8 million naira. He is often referred to by the state government of Lagos and other western states.
2. DAVIDO (SIX – TEN) MILLION NAIRA
O.B.O, as he is popularly known charges N6 – N10 million for shows and between $20,000 – $35,000 for shows abroad. The fall crooner is sure enjoying his musical career as he is in high demand. This is likely to increase rapidly as he continues to grow.
1. WIZKID (SIX – TEN) MILLION NAIRA
Baba nla happen to be the wave of the moment. Wizkid’s popularity has increased both at home and abroad, he charges N6 – N10 million that is taken home for a show. His billing continues to increase every day just like Davido but Wizkid rarely performs in Nigeria these days.