Top 4 Earning Nigerian Musicians Of 2016

Top 4 Earning Nigerian Musicians Of 2017

The year is gradually coming to an end, it’s time we take a look at the biggest earners in Nigerian music industry.

For Wizkid, it’s been a good year generally for music from Ojuelegba remix with Drake and Skepta to One Dance with Wizkid to other Nigerian musicians like Davido who are pushing Africa to the world with their local collaborations and international collaborations.

Currently, digital music downloads and streaming in Nigeria have become the most favourable source of revenue for local musicians. According to Sam Onyemelukwe, Managing Director of Trace EMC limited, these entertainers earn between $US15 million and $US20 million monthly, which amounts to between $US180 and $US240 million annually

Read more: Top 20 Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2015-2016

Anyway, here are the top earning Nigerian musicians for the year 2016:

#1. Tekno


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#2. Olamide


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#3. Wizkid


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#4. Davido


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Do you agree with this list? Are there other musicians you think should be on this list?