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  1. Tiwa Savage
    Tiwa Savage is not just a good singer with an incredible voice, but
    also a professional song writer. In 2012, she joined Don jazzy’s
    Mavin records. Her first hit that welcomed her into the game was
    “kele kele love” and it was able to scale through to Nigeria
    music charts.
    She has also collaborated with many artiste which include Don
    Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Dr Sid, Korede Bello, and Di’ja. Major
    hits like “Eminado” and “Love Me” has improved not only
    her bank account but also her music career. Tiwa has been present
    in a number of international shows and is brand ambassador to a
    number of companies, like Konga, Pepsi, Forte Oil and Maggi. She
    is said to be the richest female musician in Nigeria for 2019.
  2. Yemi Alade
    Yemi Eberechi Alade was born on 13th March 1989 in Abia state
    and rose to stardom after she released her biggest hit track
    “Johnny”. Yemi Alade rose to stardom when she won The Peak
    Talent Show in 2009, prior to the show she released her first single
    titled “Fimisile”.
    She is one Nigerian artist that has managed to build a huge fan
    base on YouTube as she gets million of views on her music videos.
    mp3 download She has also released some dope tracks like
    “kissing”, Take over,Tangerine. She won many awards which
    include ELOY Award in 2013 and has also won the best Female
    Award at the MTV African Music Awards. Yemi Alade is a brand
    ambassador for some big Nigerian companies such as CloseUp
    Toothpaste, an Online Jewelry store, Bland2Glam, Barcadi Breezer
    and owns a jewelry line called Yemi Alade collections.
  3. Chidinma Ekile
    Chidinma Ekile also known as Miss Kedike has a spot on the list
    of the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria 2019.
    She’s a Nigerian Singer and song writer. Chidinma was born in
    1991 and her fame began after she won the third season of the
    MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010, thereafter she released her
    singles “Jankoliko”and “kedike”. This latter song made it
    possible for her to win the Kora Awards for Best Female West
    Africa Act. This” kedike” crooner, has signed in multi million
    deal with MTN.
  4. Omawumi
    Omawumi’s birth name is Omawumi Megbele,she is a Nigerian
    musician,song writer and an actress. Omawumi started her singing
    career in 2007 after she was voted as the 1st runner-up for Idol
    West Africa Competition. Her music career got a big boost from
    her very first single titled “In the Music”, although she has also
    released other songs.
    She is one artiste who dropped her law certificate for music and
    shot to limelight with her performance in reality show West
    African Idols. She is a brand ambassador for some huge Nigerian
    companies like Malta Guinness, Mortein, Konga and Globacom.
  5. Seyi Shay
    Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua well known as Seyi Shay returned from
    UK to Nigeria in 2011 before releasing the two hit songs “Loving
    your way” and “No le le” and in 2013, she released
    “Irawo”,”chante” etc. She was born on 21st December 1985
    and raised in London. She is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
    The talented musician has written three songs for the soundtrack to
    Konami’s video game. She has signed many endorsement deals
    with Etisalat, Bacardi Breezer, and the most recent deal with Pepsi
    and is also one of the ambassadors of the phone brand – Gionee.
  6. Asa
    Her stage name is Asa, but her real name is Bukola Elemide. She
    has dual citizenship as a Nigerian-French musician but she grew up
    in a small town near Lagos.
    She made her debut in 2009 when she released songs like Jailer, Eye
    Adaba, Fire on the Mountain and so on. Subsequently she had
    released quite a number of songs and also signed an endorsement
    deal with GTBank that is worth millions of naira.
  7. Waje
    Aituaje Aina Ebele popularly known as Waje is also one of the best
    and richest female musicians in Nigeria. She was born on 1st of
    September 1981 and was featured in Psquare hit singles “Do
    She was also a judge on the reality show – The Voice Nigeria and
    signed a mouth watering endorsement deal with telecommunication
    giant, GLO.
  8. Nneka
    Nneka Egbuna known as Nneka was born in the 1980. She is a
    Nigerian female singer songwriter and actress. This Germany based
    lady performs at musical concerts hosted in and out of the country.
    She started her musical career in 2004 with a performance as an
    opening act for dance hall reggae star Sean Paul at Hamburg.
    download mp3 She has been able to travel across the globe. Nneka
    released a song “Heartbeat” in September 2009 and it made its
    way to the top 50 songs in Germany that year. She is signed to
    Sony Music– an international record label.
  9. Niyola
    Eniola Akinbo better known by her stage name Niyola started her
    music career way back in 2005 after she was signed to Eldee’s
    Trybe Records. She later left the label and in 2012 signed to
    Empire Mates Entertainment label (EME).
    She is best known for her Afro R&B Hit “Toh Bad” which won
    her Nigeria’s Entertainment Award for Best Female Artiste of the
    Year in 2014. Her other released songs are Go On, Love to Love
    You and Last Bus Stop etc.
  10. Cynthia Morgan
    Cynthia Morgan currently known by her new stage name,
    Madrina, is arguably Nigerian’s unofficial queen of reggae and
    dance hall. She became known in 2010 when featured in Jhybo
    song, titled “Ejo Le Fe Ro”.
    She officially broke into the market in 2013 when she released her
    biggest hit “Don’t Break My Heart” under Northside
    Entertainment Inc. Later she released “Lead Me On” which took
    the street by storm and became the best song on the music chart in
    that year. Her song “German Juice” was also a hit.
    There you have it folks, the top 10 richest female musicians in
    Nigeria list.


As we all know, African women are vocally gifted. Courtesy of the
updated Forbes list, i bring you the ten women running the
African music industry. Below each photo is a brief description of
the artist and a link of my favorite song from that artist.

  1. BECCA
  2. This songstress was born in Ghana on the 15 August,1984. She has
    had ties with record labels such as Sony Music Labels Inc., Warner
    Music Norway and many more. Her net worth is $1million. Click
    on the link to find out which of her songs is my favourite. https:// .
    Also see Top 5 African Collaborations 2017

  1. ASA
    This beautiful Nigerian vocalist is a songwriter and a recording
    artist. She goes by the name ASA which means ‘Hawk’ in
    Yoruba.She was born in Paris, France on the 17th September, 1982.
    Her net worth is $2million. She is known for her famous hits
    Jailer, Be my man and many others. Below is a link of my favorite
    song of hers. .
    Chidinma is a singer and songwriter. She owes her stardom to
    Project Fame West Africa. She was born on the 2nd of May,1991.
    Her net worth is $3million. She is known for hit songs like Kedike,
    Fallen in Love and many collaborations with other artists such as
    Flavour, Banky W and the likes. CLick on the link. https://

    Yolandi is an actress and unique vocalist in the group DIE
    ANTWOORD.She was born in South Africa on the 1st ,December,
  2. Her net worth is $3.5million. She is commonly known for
    her role in the movie Chappie. Click on this link to find out one of
    her weird songs i found less weird.
    Yemi Alade was born in Abia State Nigeria on 13th March, 1989.
    Her net worth is $ 4 million. I must commend her for her hard
    work. She has been consistent in hitting our screens and radios
    with hits not forgetting her strategic collaborations with different
    african artists that makes her some sort of Mama Africa of our
    generation. I feel like she emulates Angelique Kidjo’s style.My
    favorite song is her coke studio of Na gode. She puts so much soul
    in the song you could mistake it for a gospel song.https:// .
    Tiwa Savage was born in Ikeja, Nigeria on the 5th February,1980.
    Her net worth is $5million. She has had ties with Roc Nation
    Records, Sony ATV Music Publishing and Marvins Records. I don’t
    really have favorite songs when it comes to Tiwa but you can click
    on that link to find more of her music and so.
    Khadja Nin was born on 27th June,1959 in Burundi. She is a 90s
    diva. Her net worth is $5.5million. Her voice has this smooth
    thickness that brings you the soul in what she sings. The message
    in the song below is a powerful one.
    watch?v=wGJBdZHaEqA .
    Angelique Kidjo is a Grammy Award winning singer. Her net
    worth is $6million. Despite having most of her glory days in the
    late 90s and early 2000s, this lady has managed to influence us
    with her diverse music and always amazing videos. My favorite
    songs are Wombo Lombo, however, i will put a link to a song that
    simply describes Nelson Mandela’s Ubuntuism. This song also
    features as a theme song in Lion King. . She’s an
    african musical legend so i’ll have to add another link. Agolo Click
    on that link to see one of the best videos of the past.
    Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a prominent and an internationally
    recognized singer born in South Africa in 1965.Her net worth is
    $10 million. Besides music, she is an entrepreneur, humanitarian,
    songwriter and a teacher. Most of you probably have Umqombothi
    as your only known chaka chaka song. The link below is of one of
    her songs my Primary One class danced. To get utterly shocked,
    click on the link.
  7. LIRA
    Drumrolls for the richest of them all, Lira!!!!!!!!!!! She is a south
    african singer born on the 14th, March, 1979. Her net worth is
    $15million. Lira has strong lovely vocals there’s no surprise that is
    topping the charts. This 38 year old looks more like a lady in her
    late 20s and she has a striking resemble with Brandy. The song in
    the link is my favorite because it tells a story of true love. I am not
    a hopeless romantic but i must confess this, this song made me
    fantasize about my future wedding

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