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Thursday, April 17, 2014

THE 2 TOP-EARNING FEMALE ARTISTES IN NIGERIA

Omawumi Megbele

In an industry dominated mostly by the male artistes, It's not so easy for the females to stand out. In this report, Bebeakinboade.com presents to you the 2 top-earning female artistes in Nigeria. Omawumi and Tiwa Savage have been able to prove that what a man can do, a woman can do even better. They have continued to remain relevant in the industry with their outstanding performances;which has also made them to be the darlings of most A-list events. Without them, the entertainment segment is not complete.

OMAWUMI MEGBELE
According to a new report,singer Omawumi Megbele is now adjudged the highest paid female artiste in Nigeria. Omawumi’s performance fee has risen from N3
million (as at September 2013) to N5 million, depending on the show. And sources close to her say Omawumi performs at least six times in a month.
By popular demand, she features frequently at private parties plus the fact that she is one of the regular faces at big concerts, within and outside Nigeria.

Omawumi doing her thing
She performed at the   just concluded Vanguard Newspaper Personality of The Year Award, where the winner, Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan personally requested Omawumi to perform. Not only that, Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was elated to see the talented singer thrill at the 2014 World Economic Forum held in Switzerland, where she, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mr. Tony Elumelu, Mrs. Fidelia Njeze (Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein), and other delegates rocked!
Omawumi was also the only female music star, aside Ara, the drummer, that performed at the Nigeria Centenary Celebration grand finale held on February, 2014 at The Abuja National Stadium, Abuja.
Currently, Omawumi is the only female music star with the highest number of endorsements, followed closely by the vivacious Tiwa Savage.
Omawumi is an  ambassador of Glo, one of Nigeria telecommunications giants, and the endorsement is worth N25 million. She also signed a multi-million deal with Guinness, as the face of Malta Guinness Africa. She was unveiled recently as Konga.com ambassador.
The hard working singer is also the face of Mortein, where she participated in the malaria campaign across Africa. She’s part of the Rise With The Energy of Africa and Project Alert Society.
Last week, the crooner was among the 19 African artistes invited for one.org agriculture campaign called Do Agric, It Pays, with one of the continent’s biggest musical collaborations ever, entitled, Cocoa Na Chocolate!
  

TIWA SAVAGE
When Tiwa Savage stepped onto Nigeria's musical scene in 2010, she didn't know what to expect. Moreover, she received a lot of ridicule and hostility from people who believed she wouldn't make it.
Tiwa Savage
She was told that  people who came before her were not really welcomed home, and that it is even worse for a female singer. Tiwa Savage didn't allow people's negative connotation of her discourage her from doing music. She released her debut single "Kele Kele Love". The song made its way to the top of several Nigerian music charts. Savage's sultry tones, pulsating dance moves, and electric stage presence immensely propelled her to the top of the Nigerian music industry.
In July 2013, Savage signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria, allegedly worth N30 million. She also signed endorsement deals with Pepsi, Forte Oil, and Maggi.
Tiwa Savage charges N2.5million and above to grace any event in the country.


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