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8 Highest Paid Nigerian Female Musicians

Let’s take a look at the list of highest paid Nigerian female musicians and how much they earn per show. The information was received from various musical sources and official sites of the performers.

Number 8 on our list belongs to Niyola – she gains around 300-600k naira per show. So if you want to invite her to perform at your party – you know how much cash you should prepare. This may change, as she has won the award of Female artist of the year at 2014th Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Eva, one of the best female rappers in Nigeria, holds the spot number 9 as she gets paid a little bit more, around 400-600 thousand per performance.

Miss Kedeke, Chidinma, while has lost popularity a little bit lately, still is on demand and receives around 500 thousand – 1 million naira. She became popular after winning the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010 which let hew record her first album.

The next artist that gets around 600 grand – 10 million per show is Seyi Shay, Afropop and R&B musician, that gives her the spot number seven. There is no surprise she is on this list, as she has proved to be one of the most talented musicians in Nigeria and even Matthew Knowles’, famous producer and father of both Beyonce and Solange, managed her carreer.

The dance hall goddess Cynthia Morgan has a standard fee for all her shows, which is as high as 1.5 million naira and is in the middle of our list.

With the fee of 1.5- 1.9 million naira, Yemi Alade takes number 5 spot in our list. She is perhaps one of the most popular Nigerian female musicians right now, and takes us to the top 5.
Number 4 on our list is Waje, that holds her spot among the highest earning female musicians in Nigeria with 1.6- 2 million naira.

Though Nigerian star Tiwa Savage has not had many shows lately due to her pregnancy, she is still high on our list with an average fee of 1.8 – 2 million naira per performance. Numbers go pretty high with our top 2 singers, and Omawumi gets place number two by earning 3-4 million naira per show.


Number 1 on our list – the highest earning female musician in Nigeria is Asha, with 8-10 million naira per show.  She is the Nigerian singer-songwriter is one of the most popular new-generation artists to emerge from Africa.

What are your predictions for the list of highest paid female musicians in 2016? Let us know


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