Nigerian Musicians & Artists Names : Popular Nigerian Entertainers

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Oct 20, 2012 – Nigerian Musicians & Artists Names : Popular Nigerian Entertainers

Nigerian musicians have come of age, gone are the days when these artistes struggle to get their music played on radio stations, now they collect royalties from all around the world for their works.

Popular Nigerian entertainers are well known beyond the chores of Nigeria while the music industry itself has grown from virtually nothing in the 1980s into a multi-million dollar industry in the past few years.

Nigerian entertainers have suddenly become the toast of millions of fans all around the world, and they continue to enjoy patronage from multi-national companies in Nigeria.

Below is a full list of Popular Nigerian Musician names

Nigerian Musicians , Artists Names

  • Don Jazzy
  • D’banj
  • P-Square
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Wizkid
  • Davido
  • Wasiu Ayinde
  • Pasuma Alabi
  • Abass Akande Obesere
  • Tope Alabi
  • Lara George
  • Evangelist Bola Are
  • Yinka Ayefele
  • Esther Igbekele
  • 2face Idibia
  • Asa
  • Lagbaja
  • Style Plus
  • Kenny Handsome
  • Ruggedman
  • Kefee
  • Sunny Neji
  • Paul Dairo
  • Kunle Ajayi
  • Adewale Ayuba
  • Ebenezer Obe
  • King Sunny Ade
  • MI Abaga
  • Ice Prince
  • Flavour N’abania
  • Banky W
  • And others

Popular Nigerian entertainers in the top 3 rich list

P Square could have been the richest on the Nigerian richest entertainers list, however, the fact that there are 2 entertainers in the group means all financial profits will be split. Aside its multi-million dollar deal with Convict music, P Square also has several endorsement deals in Nigeria, one of such is the 240 million naira deal with telecoms giant-Globacom Nigeria.

P Square recent tour of 7 American cities is also believed to have fetched the group around 1 million dollars.

Tuface is the second richest Nigerian artist in the country right now, he charges between 5 – 7 million naira per show and has juicy deals with top telecoms company – Airtel and Giant beverage company- Nigerian breweries.

D’banj is arguably the number one on the Nigerian artists names. Dbanj is the most sought after Nigerian artiste right now, he has endorsement deals with Globacom, Virgin colour, and top Jewelry icon- Chris Aire.