Forbes Africa reveals the names of 4 of the richest Nigerian musicians in 2017


Channel O and Forbes Africa recently presented the top 10 most bankable African artists.These artists according to Channel O were determined by a number of factors such as endorsements, brand value, earnings, bookings, popularity, and social media presence.

The following 4 Nigerian artists made the list.

4. Davido – Nigeria.

Davido has claimed a high status in just five years. The single Back When planted him firmly in the music business in 2011. “It was people like [Nigerian music veterans] P-Square and D’Banj who made me believe that all this was possible,” he recalls. Dami Duro, an unexpected hit, leaked online almost a year prior to its official release, became the crown jewel for his widely acclaimed 2012 debut album, Omo Baba Olowo.

3. Wizkid
Wizkid is arguably currently the uncrowned king of African music. Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz, danced to his songs Ojuelegba and Caro, with Keys posting a video on her Instagram account with the caption, “This song makes me happy” and Kylie Jenner posted a video of herself dancing to Wizkid’s music on snapchat.

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