The 5th All Africa Music Awards Business Summit which was held at the Ballroom inside the Kempinski Hotel gave a list of top 10 Africa music earners for the year 2017.

EIB Network CEO, Bola Ray who gave the presentation revealed rapper Sarkodie as the only Ghanaian who appeared on the list.

List of top 10 Music earners in Africa by Bola Ray at AFRIMA Business Summit

The list was compiled through an in-depth research carried out by Forbes in collaboration with Channel O.

The list ranging from the top includes Oliver Mtukudzi  – Zimbabwe, Sarkodie – Ghana, Davido – Nigeria, Wizkid – Nigeria, Jidenna – Nigeria, Tinashe – Zimbabwe, Don jazzy – Nigeria, Hugh Masekela – South Africa (May his soul RIP), Black Coffee – South Africa and Akon.

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List of top 10 Music earners in Africa by Bola Ray at AFRIMA Business Summit



The AFRIMA Business Summit 5th edition was under the theme: “African Music in a Global Village: Leveraging the Opportunities.”

It’s a summit which provides a platform for business networking and interaction among music professionals, music executives, government officials and other stakeholders in the music, arts, entertainment, and financial sectors of Africa.

The purpose of the AFRIMA Business Summit is to create an engaging atmosphere for discussions on how the talents present in the continent’s music industry can be fully secured for socio-economic gains.

Born Kwabena Anokye Adisi concluded on the fact that music plays a significant role in the lives of people.



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