Popular Nigerian artist , Wizkid cash out millions of dollars on Spotify as songs reach Billions of streams
On streaming websites like Spotify, the popularity of Nigerian musicians is dramatically increasing.
Streaming revenues are giving to Nigerian musicians, like Wizkid who has made an estimated $24 million, a new source of income.
According to estimates, Spotify typically pays musicians between $0.003 and $0.005 for each stream.
With 5.5 billion streams on Spotify, Wizkid would have made a whopping $24 million, or N11.05 billion at the current exchange rate, based on Spotify’s streaming rate of $0.003 per stream.
Burna Boy is the artist who comes in second place to Wizkid with 4.3 billion streams and $18.79 million in royalties. Third place goes to Ckay with 1.69 billion streams.