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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.



  1. Chimezie ogbonna

    January 25, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    Don jazzy is well knwn 9ja musician artist and his 4rm dsame hometown wt me so i gv him no. 1 richest artist in nigeria…

  2. Ogar Peter Ekwora

    January 30, 2013 at 6:41 PM

    Well,since all d commentors hv did theirs,let me throw a little somtin in there.”Even if i’m nt frm any of d Yoruba’s state” as people may say,WIZKID REMAINS D BEST.Love ya.

  3. babatunde mekuleyi

    April 12, 2013 at 12:20 AM

    The only thing I want you people to no is dat, ,gave respect to p, 2, d.i hope you understand my world

  4. Julius

    May 11, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    It inyanya, i luv him so much, he is 4rm my home town, he is rily representin south-south. He is simply d best

  5. blessing joseph a.k.a shakky

    January 9, 2014 at 3:43 PM

    love him like die…..tink hes d richest……….d.banj

  6. igor

    April 13, 2014 at 7:06 PM

    The richest amongst shdn’t be dbanj. b’cz he is cunning and dubious ot donJazzy… My hail 2 Donjazy, he is the number 1…

  7. chidera ariguzo

    July 16, 2014 at 6:39 PM

    no musician is greater than MR FLAVOUR on the microphone

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