Top 10 Nigerian musicians that are billionaires

These are the top 10 musicians that are billionaires

The music stars have varying levels of popularity and celebrity status. For some of our budding and established stars, fame, which typically has a price, may arrive too soon.

If their musical repertoires are inconsistent or their accomplishments are not effectively managed, it could foreshadow difficulty and lead to diminishing fortunes.

Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as WizkidWizzy, Big Wiz, Machala, or Starboy, is a singer and songwriter.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Wizkid

The recipient of several international music nominations and awards, He signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records in March 2017.

In 2019, he was featured on Beyoncé’s project The Lion King: The Gift on the collaboration “Brown Skin Girl”, which won him a Grammy Award for Best Music Video.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Wizkid

His fourth album, Made in Lagos, was released in October 2020, to wide commercial success and acclaim.

The album includes the single “Essence”, which became the first song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

Davido

David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is a -American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Davido

Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Olowo (2012).

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Davido

In 2012, Davido won the Next award at The Headies. Between 2013 and 2015, he also released a number of hit singles and in January 2016 he signed a record deal with Sony Music.

Dbanj

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo better known by his stage name D’banj, is a musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, lawyer, entrepreneur, and television personality.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
D’Banj

He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, and Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
D’banj

Also the best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, and Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.

Burna Boy

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Burna Boy

He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).

In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally.

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Burna Boy

His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut, in 2021, he won the award for Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage (born 5 February 1980) is a  singer, songwriter, and actress.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Tiwa Savage

Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as  Michael and Mary J. Blige.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Tiwa Savage

After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009.

2Baba

Innocent Ujah Idibia known by his stage name 2Baba, is a  singer, musician, pianist, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist.

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2Baba

Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia.

He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
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2Baba is the first winner of MTV Europe, Best African Act Award in 2015

Don Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh, known professionally as Don Jazzy, is a  record producer, audio engineer, record executive, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Don jazzy

He is the founder and the CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy was co-owner of the defunct Mo’ Hits Records record label with Dbanj.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Don Jazzy

Olamide

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji known professionally as Olamide (and also Olamide BaddoBaddoSneh, or simply Baddo) is a  hip-hop recording artist.

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Olamide

He records in Yoruba and English, in 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes.

Top 20 most respected artists in Nigeria at the moment
Olamide

Flavour

Chinedu Okoli, better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a  singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Flavour

He began his musical career as a drummer for a local church. Flavour is popularly known across Africa and the world for his hit song “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”.

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Flavour

He is currently signed to 2nite Entertainment.

Kizz Daniel

Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, is a  singer and songwriter.

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Kizz Daniel

He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”, he went by the stage name Kiss Daniel prior to changing it in May 2018.

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Kizz Daniel

He founded the Fly Boy Inc record label in November 2017.

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