2017 Top 10 Musicians In Nigeria


Nigeria Music Industry has been making rave reviews around the globe over some years now. In this post I compiled a comprehensive list of Top 10 musicians in Nigeria. Whose contributions and hit tracks has propelled Nigeria’s Music Industry to the level it is now.

Entertainment now in Nigeria, I would proudly say is a multi-billion dollar investment and a lot of musicians has made it. This makes the list hard to narrow to only top 3 as I wanted earlier, eventually I have to expand it top 10 Musicians in Nigeria based on their net worth.


  1.  Timaya

One of the most successful musicians to emanate from Niger-delta, I’d not the most. His album ‘Dem mama’ brought him to limelight in 2006/2007. A lot of social media followers and combined total view of 20million plus in his YouTube channel. Apparently his network is around N1.1billion


  1.    Iyanya

An MTN music project fame winner. His hit track ‘Kukere’ earn him the fame. Serials of deals followed this wonderful track. In October: Iyanya signed a one year N35 million naira ambassadorial deal with Solo Phones Nigeria, a mobile phone technology company Ikeja, Lagos State. He current net worth is N1.8billion.

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  1.    Banky W

Oluwabankole Wellington also known as Banky W, the king of Lagos party is a U.S born Nigerian singer, and actor He got engaged to Adesua Etomi in February 2017. Ambassdor for top brands like Samsung and MTN, has many awards to his name. He is personally responsible for bringing to limelight the likes of Wizkid and Skales. His current net worth is N2.3billion.


  1.    Flavour

Chinedu Okoli who is popularly known as Flavour as his stage name is a singer, song writer and multi-talented instrumentalist. Flavour N’abania is the hit album that escalated his fame. A Globacom ambassador. His current worth is N2.5billion.


  1.     Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, a Nigerian singer who started at the age of 11. He was brought to limelight by Enterprise Mate Entertainment owned by Banky W.  Wizkid has several Albums to his name and an ambassador to a top brand Pepsi. He net worth is at N2.8billion.

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  1.    Davido
  • David Adedeji Adeleke son of a rich parents got the media attention in 2011 with his single track “Dami Duro”. He is the lead artist in HKN music group. His current net worth is N2.9billion placing him just slightly above Wizikid Top 10 Musicians Nigeria.


  1.    “2Baba”

Innocent Ujah Idibia who officially discounted the use of his stage name “2face” and now goes for “2baba” is a Jos born singer, song writer and producer. Once associated with the then popular group, ‘plantashun boyz’. He has many awards to his name and has endeared himself to the entire music lovers in Africa. African Queen was the major hit track that exploded him to the world. His net worth is N4.5billion.

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  1.     D’banj

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo is an Afropop, RnB and pop music singer and song writer. Co-owner of defunct Mo-hit record with Don jazzy. D’banj has several MTV awards to his name. Internationally recognized with hit track “Oliver Twist“. His net worth is N5billion.


  1.   Don Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh popularly known as Don Jazzy is a song writer, producer and an entrepreneur from Abia State. The co-owner of the defunct Mo-hits Records but he went ahead to establish his very own Marvin Records in May 2012. His current net worth is N6.5billion


  1.    P-Square

Peter and Paul Okoye From Anambra State are the richest twin musicians in Africa if not the world. The only musicians to have a mansion in banana island. They have several musical awards. Their net worth is N15billion. There net worth together placed them at the top chat of Top 10 musicians in Nigeria.

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