Rapper Sarkodie has been named as the highest earning Ghanaian artiste and the second highest earner in Africa.
This was revealed during the 5th All Africa Music Awards Business Summit which was held in Accra last week. The list was compiled through an in-depth research carried out by Forbes in collaboration with Channel O.
The rapper, whose real name is Michael Owusu Addo, was mentioned among the top 10 African music earners for the year 2017.
The rating was corroborated by the CEO of EIB Network, Bola Ray, who said Sarkodie is the only Ghanaian artiste to appear on the list.
The rapper is one of the richest musicians on the continent and is estimated to be worth more than a million dollars.
Here is the list of the top 10 highest earning African acts:
Oliver Mtukudzi – Zimbabwe
Sarkodie – Ghana
Davido – Nigeria
Wizkid – Nigeria
Jidenna – Nigeria
Tinashe – Zimbabwe
Don jazzy – Nigeria
Hugh Masekela – South Africa
Black Coffee – South Africa
Akon – Senegal