Gone are the humbling days of the Nigerian music industry. Today, the Nigerian music industry has grown significantly in prominence and wealth. The individual male and female artistes are now accorded due respect, globally; which, of course, comes with its accolades. In this article, we are going to be looking at the various ways Nigerian contemporary music artistes make their money.
It is no longer news that, many Nigerian musicians are today very wealthy individuals. In fact, a good number of them are billionaires. On average, many of these artistes make tens of millions of Naira per year.
Below is a comprehensive outline of how much some selected Nigerian artistes earn per show, within Nigeria and beyond.