Friday, 6 September 2013

Forbes Lists Don Jazzy Richest Musician in Nigeria


Nigeria’s multi-talented musician, Don Jazzy, has emerged the richest musician in the country, according to a rating of top 10 musicians in Africa done by Forbes, a leading source for reliable business news and financial information.


The list of the top 10 most bankable/richest artistes in Africa however put Jazzy at number two, coming behind Senegalese R&B crooner, Akon.


Trailing Jazzy as the third richest musician in African, and the second in Nigeria, is the twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly known as P Square.


D’banj is next on the list and followed by Whizkid and 2Face Idibia.
The list compiled in conjunction with Channel O used factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and so many other factors.
The list shows the artistes making the most money in Africa.


Jazzy, born Michael Collins Ajereh, on November 26, 1982, is a multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, and former chief executive officer of Nigerian record label Mo' Hits Records, founded in 2004 and current CEO of the Mavin Records label, which he founded in May 2012 after his split up with childhood friend and Mo'Hits partner, D'banj. READ MORE

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