Does Burna Boy Charge $1m Per Show? He Earns More Than
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Entertainment Business - July 27, 2023

Does Burna Boy Charge $1m Per Show? He Earns More Than Wizkid, Davido

Burna Boy, one of the most popular and successful musicians in Africa reportedly charges $1 million or more per show. This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer of Cole Management Services, Adeshola Adefuwa-Cole in a chat with Potpourri.

Cole said, “Currently, Burna Boy is number 1 as he charges 1 million dollars or more per show. Wizkid charges between 800 thousand dollars to 1 million dollars. Davido is in third place and he charges around 500 thousand dollars, followed by Olamide who also charges 500 thousand dollars.”

He further explained that besides the fixed performance fees charged, there are other things to be taken into consideration as the artists make other demands for themselves and their crew as part of convenience for the show.

Wizkid’s requirement for shows

Cole noted that “for Wizkid, you have to take care of the flight, mostly a chartered flight. The booking must be confirmed before the contract is signed and it must be one business class and 6 economy return tickets from Lagos.”

He added that “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.”

What you need to know about Burna Boy

Burna Boy who has won numerous awards, including a Grammy Award is known for his energetic and engaging live performances, which always leave fans wanting more.

Recall that Burna earlier revealed to the world that he is the highest-paid musician in Africa as of 2022.

In addition to his high-performance fee, Burna Boy also has several other lucrative revenue streams. He took the world by storm since the release of his single Ye in 2018. 

Also, his fifth studio album, Twice as Tall was a huge success reaching number one on the Billboard World Album Chart. The album won Best Global Music Album at the 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony.

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