Akon the richest African musician in 2015. According to Forbes and Channel O (SEE LIST)




Senegalese and USA based sing , AKON, is the richest musician in Africa- according  Forbes Africa.

Forbes released their 2015 list of the top 10 most bankable/richest artistes in Africa and eight of them are Nigerians!

 

This doesn't come as a surprise considering the fact that they have been dominating the music scence in the continent for the past decade.

The list compiled in conjunction with Channel O used factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and so many other factors Forbes Top 10 Richest African Musicians:

Below is the top 10 richest African Musicians; Akon and Don Jazzy tops the list of richest African Artists

1) AKON

CEO of Konvict Music, opened doors with other African artiste

2) DON JAZZY

 Producer. CEO Mavin Records, MTN, Samsung and Loyal Milk endorsement. D’Banj, Kanye West, Beyonce and Jay Z on production credits.


3) P SQUARE Music Duo.

Featured on Forbes Africa twice, sold out concerts, presidential guest in at least 5 African countries, they fly private jets…


4) D’BANJ Music Artiste.

G.O.O.D Music deal, Sony Entertainment deal

5) WIZKID Music Artiste.

EME artiste, Starboy CEO, affiliation with Disturbing London, several international collaborations, highest paid Pepsi ambassador in Africa, ambassador of MTN

6) 2FACE IDIBIA Music Artiste.

10million CDs and at least 7million digital sales, one campaign… associated with Guinness, Haven Homes, Airtel Worldwide and philantropist – 2face foundation

7) ANSELMO RALPH Music Artiste.

Samsung and Coca Cola ambassador, Perfume line, clothing label, multimillion dollar tour bus, Sony artiste.

8) SARKODIE Rapper.

Youth ambassador Ghana, Sark clothing, Samsung ambassador, fan milk Ghana ambassador.

9) ICE PRINCE Artiste.

Six million downloads, 2 studio owner, one foundation member, Plug N Play ambassador, Zamani foundation.

10) BANKY W Artiste.

Co owner EME, Samsung Ambassador, Philanthropist, multiple award winner.
 


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