The Ghanaian Highest Music Earner In Africa

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