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Performance fees of superstars Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Olamide and Tiwa Savage leaks online

The performance fees of Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage and Olamide found their way to the internet, with Burna Boy topping the chat.

According to Adeshola Adefuwa-Cole, CEO of Cole Management Services, top Nigerian music stars prefer to charge in dollars, either at home or abroad, to keep up with the world’s market forces.

Adefuwa-Cole went on to reveal what some of the top Nigerian music acts charge per event.

Burna Boy currently commands the highest performance fee, charging 1 million dollars or more per show.

Wizkid charges between 800 thousand dollars to 1 million dollars, while Davido is in third place, charging around 500 thousand dollars. Olamide also charges 500 thousand dollars per show. 

Tiwa Savage on the other hand charges $100,000. Rema charges $200,000,  Tems and Ayra Starr charge $50,000 each. Kizz Daniel charges $200,000, and Asake charges $100,000.

He added:

“The booking must be confirmed before the contract is signed and it must be one business class and 6 economy return tickets from Lagos. For accommodation, it is one penthouse suite, one premium suite and ten single standard rooms.

“For Per-diem or daily allowance, it is $300 (Artiste), $200 (Manager) and $100 (crew) daily per person. And also, ground transportation and security must be provided,” he said.

However, some netizens didn’t expect Rema to earn higher than Tiwa Savage and they took to the comment section to express themselves.

@adesholas asked: “How can small Rema charge higher than Tiwa Savage?”

@germini__ commented: “A whole Tiwa dey compete with Tems for fee? Wow.”

@sampsonnn added: “I never expected it.”

@jerwmy reacted: “We knew he would top the chart. Not called Odogwu for nothing.”

@savannah said: “Nice one. Money making machines.”

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