The list from Forbes 2017 Top 10 richest Musicians in Africa has been put together using factors such as endorsement, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance on newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and other sensitive factors.
See artistes that made it below:
Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide. He has won numerous awards including five Grammy Award nominations and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. He tops the list according to Forbes Africa.