Business is good for Nigerian entertainers. It is unarguable that the likes of Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and others are not just popular within the African continent but also globally.
Below is the price some Nigerian singers charge for performance.
Ayodeji Balogun, professionally called Wizkid, is a Nigerian songwriter and musician.
He reportedly charges up to $1 million per show.
Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, stage name “Davido” charged an events management firm, 2icentertainment, $300,000 to perform in Kenya.
Aside from the fee charge, organiser’s interested in booking Davido must also be ready to provide other things including:
- Davido prefers a 4 -7-star hotel and gets a suite all for himself
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, Burna Boy, also known as Oluwa Burna, the self-described “African Giant,” is undoubtedly one of the top five influential performers in Nigeria and Africa (as of 2022).
He charges a fee of $500,000 per show and not only that, the organiser of the event must provide some other facilities before he can honour the invite.
Some of these facilities include:
- Private jet (for him and his manager alone)
- 14 flight tickets for his band
- Must be picked by a convoy of five vehicles at airport
- A sprinter van
- Three SUVs
- A four-five star hotel must be booked
- The hotel should have reserved a smoking executive suite, two junior suites, one deluxe king room and six double standard rooms with big mirrors.
- Up to 10 rooms booked for him and his band.
- 12 bottles of still and carbonated spring water
- 8 ginger ales
- Six sprites
- Six Pepsi sodas
- Fresh grapes
- Three bottles of Veuve Cliqout Champagne
- One bottle each of Hennessey XO cognac
- Jack Daniels whiskey
- White wine, preferably a Chardonnay or Chablis
- Six black face towels
- Four black bath towels.