Forbes Africa revealed it’s annual ‘Top 10 Most Bankable Artists in Africa’ list for 2017.
The list features only two South African artists; DJ Black Coffee and Hugh Masekela, other acts include; Wizkid, Davido, Akon, Don Jazzy and more. According to Forbes, they considered, how much artists charge for shows and appearances, collaborations, album and song sales, brand endorsements, sponsorship, popularity on social media, YouTube/VEVO views, investments, awards, and other appearances, such as acting.
Forbes applauds Hugh Masekela on his accolades, grammy nomination, honorary doctorates, being a brand ambassador for Assupol since 2012, more than 43 albums released and millions of Youtube views.
Black Coffee is applauded for his recording label – Soulistic Music, international collabos, personal relationship with international acts and his awards.
Here are the ‘Top 10 Most Bankable Artists in Africa’:
10. Oliver Mtukudzi
4. Don Jazzy
3. Hugh Masekela
2. Black Coffee