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Meet Top 9 Highest Paid Ghanaian Musicians & Their Earnings Per Show


From one sold-out event to another. Considering the state of the economy, one would think that musicians will clamp down on their charges, but no! Not at all.

In fact, there has been an increase in most of our Ghanaian musician’s performance fees this year  compared to 2016/2017.

1. Shatta Wale- ¢150,000


Shatta Wale has been consistent and his demand soared when he resurged with his “Dancehall King” song.He also charges as much as ¢150,000 for a show.
He is very dominant in the local scene as compared to the international standards but will bill you not less than $35,000 for an international show.

 

2. Sarkodie — ¢150,000


Ghanaian most decorated rapper and CEO of Sarkcess Music, Sarkodie is a major player in the Ghanaian music industry.

After collaborating with American hip-pop star Acehood and several African top artistes has made the BET award winner one of the highest paid musicians across the globe.
Ghanaian most decorated rapper and CEO of Sarkcess Music, Sarkodie is a major player in the Ghanaian music industry.

After collaborating with American hip-pop star Acehood and several African top artistes has made the BET award winner one of the highest paid musicians across the globe.

 

3. Stonebwoy— ¢120,000


The 2015 BET award winner, Stonebwoy continues to stay relevant in the Ghana music industry.Stonebwoy organized his own show in 2017 and also performed at every top show.

The international star and Zylofon media artiste’s popularity has increased both at home and abroad and he charges 120,000 cedis and that is taken home for a show.
Stonebwoy tours with international acts and performing in international gigs, he charges not less than $40,000 for an international show Ghpage.com gathered.

 

 

 

4.Kidi — ¢60,000


Kidi and Kuami Eugene are like ‘twins’. Aside from looks, they have almost everything in common.
Both are products from MTN hitmaker, got a breakthrough hit songs within the same period of time and in terms of performances and charges, one cannot go without the other.
His banger, Odo, was the 3rd most played song on radio in 2017 according to Musiga.—And getting him on to perform on your show will cost you a lot of bucks.

 

5. Kuami Eugene — ¢60,000


The current toast of Ghanaian music lovers signed to the Lynx Entertainment record label, Kuami Eugene is one of the faces of the new school making waves in the Ghanaian music industry. Kuami Eugene with his label brother Kidi performed at almost every top show in Ghana last year and pocketed a lot of cash too. Ghpage.com gathered, getting Kuami’s services will cost you 60,000 cedis. His song ‘Angela’ was the 5th most played song in Musiga Lists Top 20 Most Played Music On Radio,2017

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6.Fancy Gadam — ¢50,000


VGMA 2017 “Best New Artiste” Fancy Gadam is undoubtedly the pride of the North who is flying high in the Ghanaian music industry. He is a ‘stadium filler’ and charges huge to perform at a show.

Fancy Gadam is a strong contender for the Vodafone Ghana Music awards 2018 artiste of the year after filling the Kumasi Sports Stadium, Bokum Sports Arena and Tamale Sports Stadium with the Gadam Nation Concert.
Born Ahmed Mujahid Bello, Fancy is also a recipient of a BASS Award for Discovery of the Year, 2017 VGMA Best New Act, as well as a 2016 JIGWE award for Best New Artist, and has been associated with the likes of Medikal, Wiyaala, Shatta Wale, Sarkodie among others.

Fancy is the author of several hit songs including Total Cheat (featuring Sarkodie), off his 2017 album “Mujahid’.

 

7. Mzvee — ¢40,000


Lynx Entertainment record label artiste, MzVee was one of the busiest artists in 2017.From Performing Citifm’s December 2 Remember to Becca Unveiled among several other shows.
The BET award nominee is one of the highest paid female artistes in Ghana and according to Ghpage.com‘s research, MzVee’s quoting charge starts from 40,000 cedis and if it’s an international show may quote the 15,000-20,000 dollars.

 

8.Becca — ¢30,000


Becca is now signed to Zylofon Music on a 3-year contract, where the label would produce, promote and market her music, and already, the label has produced four or more of her music videos.

The Ghanaian music industry is quite a turbulent one, especially for a female artist and for Becca to not only survive — but has been able to also stay relevant in a domain that until the recent zylofon has an ineffectual system and structures.

Becca’s hold on the international market has been overly impressive. No Ghanaian artiste has been able to command such appeal on the international front for 10 straight years. She is one of the highest earners of the female artistes in Ghana.

 

9. Joyce Blessing — ¢20,000


Joyce Blessing is the only gospel musician to make it into the top 10 highest paid Ghanaian musicians and their earnings per show. Don’t be surprised if she makes the list to the VGMA Artiste of the year category.Also, she is one gospel artist who has been full of one controversy to another scandal.She charges 20,000 cedis for a show we gathered.

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