Ghanaian music artistes have always had the problem not earning enough from their craft.
Problems like piracy and non-payment of copyright royalties have combined to deny artistes -their much deserved revenue.
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.
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.
Below is the list as published on ghanacelebrities.com:
1 SHATTA WALE:
Social blade rank rank - 27,587
Estimated monthly earnings – $864 – $13.8k
Social blade rank – 35,046
Estimated monthly earnings – $600 – $9.6k
Social blade rank -82,644
Estimated monthly earnings – $258- $4.1k
4 BISA K’DEI:
Social blade rank – 74,197
Estimated monthly earnings – $218- $3.5k
5 BECCA AFRICA:
Social blade rank – 95,741st
Estimated monthly earnings – 120$ – $1.9k
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