Top 5 Ghanaian musicians with rake in the highest YouTube earnings - Shatta Wale tops them all

Top 5 Ghanaian musicians with rake in the highest YouTube earnings - Shatta Wale tops them all

Ghanaian music artistes have always had the problem not earning enough from their craft.

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Shatta Wale is the highest-earning Ghanaian musician on YouTube - Survey

Problems like piracy and non-payment of copyright royalties have combined to deny artistes -their much deserved revenue.

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But for those who know their way around social media, they tend to leverage the influence to make bring in some extra revenue especially through their YouTube channels.

A Ghanaian digital marketer, Samuel Barimah, has conducted a research into the YouTube earnings of Ghanaian artistes.

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Using statistics from socialblade.com including the subscription counts and views of these celebrities he has put together a list of the highest-earning Ghanaian musicians on YouTube.

According to Barimah's survey Dancehall King, Shatta Wale topped the list followed by Sarkodie, StoneBwoy, Bisa K'Dei and Becca.

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Below is the list as published on ghanacelebrities.com:

1 SHATTA WALE:

Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale

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Social blade rank rank - 27,587

Estimated monthly earnings – $864 – $13.8k

2 SARKODIE:

Shatta Wale

Sarkodie

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Social blade rank – 35,046

Estimated monthly earnings – $600 – $9.6k

3 STONEBWOY:

Shatta Wale

Stonebwoy

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Social blade rank -82,644

Estimated monthly earnings – $258- $4.1k

4 BISA K’DEI:

Shatta Wale

Bisa K'Dei

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Social blade rank – 74,197

Estimated monthly earnings – $218- $3.5k

5 BECCA AFRICA:

Shatta Wale

Becca

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Social blade rank – 95,741st

Estimated monthly earnings – 120$ – $1.9k

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