Here are the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria in 2020 and possibly answers the question of who is the richest female artist in Nigeria.
Over the years, the Nigerian music industry has been widely dominated by male folks. But recently the female artists are now gaining ground and delivering some spectacular performance for music lovers. So we have decided to see the ranking for the female artists and possibly who is the richest female musician in Nigeria. However, no exact figure yet for 2020.
Top 10 list of Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria 2020
Simisola Ounleye is popularly known as Simi. She is a Nigerian vocalist and songwriter born in Legos State, 1988. The singer kicked off her musical career as a gospel artist with her debut studio album “Ogaju” back in 2008. While in 2014, she rose to prominence with the song “Tiff”.
Simi will definitely be remembered for a song like “Joromi” “Doyin” and “Ayo”. She has made the 10th spot on the list base on her marketing distribution, relevance, performance, and endorsement deal.
Nneka Egbuna is known as Nneka. She is a Nigerian hip hop singer and songwriter born in Delta State, 1980. While she started her musical career back in 2003 and rose prominence in 2005 upon her first album released.
Although she spent most of her time and performance in western Europe touring all over. Nneka has five albums and two Ep with some collaboration. She has the 9th spot.
Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan is well known as Madrina. She is a Nigerian hip hop, pop singer and songwriter born in Edo State, 1991.
Madrina came into limelight with her 2013 his singles “Don’t Break My Heart” and “Lead Me On”. She appears on the list on the 8th spot.
Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe is well known as Waje. She is a Nigerian vocal sensation born in Ondo State, 1980. Waje became popular following are mind-blowing performance on P-Square’s ” Omoge Mi” and subsequently featured alongside the duo and other topnotch. She holds 7th on the list of Richest Female musicians in Nigeria.
Bukola Elemide is globally known as Asa. She is a Nigerian-French 1984 born Pop & Jazz singer and songwriter.
Asa started her musical career in 2004. While she got recognition 2007 with some awesome airplay and notable “Fire on the Mountain”. She settled in 6th place.
5. Seyi Shey
Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua popularly known as Seyi Shay. She is a Nigerian pop singer and songwriter born in the United Kingdom, 1985. Sayi produced three songs for Konami’s video game as soundtracks. While she later relocated to Nigeria to chase her musical career and she has been relevant since 2011. Seyi Shey seats at the 5th place on the list of top 10 Richest Female musicians in Nigeria 2020.
Chidinma Ekile is known by the stage name Chidinma. She is a Nigerian vocal singer and songwriter born in Lagos State, 1991. Chidinma got her first recognition upon her winning the 2010 third season of Project Fame West Africa.
She will be fondly remembered for songs like Jankoliko”, “Carry You Go”, “Kedike” and “Run Dia Mouth”. While occupies the 4th spot on the list.
Omawumi Megbele is known as Omawumi. She is a Nigerian pop, R&B singer and songwriter born in Delta State, 1982. Omawumi became famous following the 2007 runner-up on TV reality show West Africa Idol. Meanwhile, the Pop sensation has four albums to her name and will be fondly remembered for songs like ” If you ask me” “Bottom Belle”. Omawumi appears on the 3rd place on the list.
2. Yemi Alade
Yemi Eberechi Alade is well known as Yemi Alade. She is a Nigerian singer and songwriter born in Abia State, 1989.
While She rose to prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and followed by her debut studio album in 2014. Yemi has since done so well for herself including a notable song like “Johnny”. Meanwhile, she is spotted at 2nd position.
1. Tiwa Savage
Tiwatope Savage is internationally recognized as Tiwa Savage. She is a Nigerian Afro beats, Pop singer and songwriter born in Lagos, 1980.
The Lagos born sensation has gained international recognition back in 2013 following her debut studio album “Once upon a time”. All these years she has been so relevant and boasts three albums within her bet. She has snapped up the first spot on the list as the richest female artist in Nigerian and number one on top 10 Richest Female musicians in Nigeria 2020.