Ranking richest musicians in Africa particularly Ghana is very difficult due to lack of clear systems of keeping records.
Ghana Music has evolved over the years in terms of video and audio production quality, branding, revenue for artists, among others.
Today, one hit song can make a Ghanaian artist thousands of Cedi’s a month. Revenue from concerts or shows, streaming platforms, merchandise, etc are all source of income for today’s Ghanaian musician.
This list is calculated based on the number of shows, number of streams on digital platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Boomplay, Audiomack, SoundCloud, among others. As well as the display of wealth by these musicians on social media platforms.
The top 5 richest musicians of 2022 are;
Shatta Wale says that he is the richest musician in Ghana. Any challenger? Shatta Wale is undoubtedly the biggest musician right now. It appears he plays the highest number of shows every year. Shatta’s digital platforms generate millions of views every year. His display of wealth is no news to anyone.
Sarkodie was years ago listed by Forbes as one of Africa’s most Bankable artist. Majority of industry players have said, Sarkodie is Ghana’s most successful musician.
He recently displayed his mansion and cars
D-Black is obviously one of Ghana’s richest musicians. According to some industry players, his music background coupled with his business skills has made him very rich.
Samini has over the years earned so much from his music career. He is surely one of Ghana’s richest musicians in 2022.