If you are watching this video right now, you are probably wondering how much top artists make from their music in the entertainment industry.
This is a chance for you to have a feel of what top artiste make from their music. How much did Shatta make in 2020 despite the pandemic. 2 million dollars? Or 4 million dollars? I bet you can’t guess right.
After watching this video to the end you will know how much Shatta Wale made in the year 2020.
Just so you know. In 2020, most countries were on lockdown. It was very hard to travel outside a country in which you reside in because most borders were closed. No flights in no flights out making it very difficult to make more money in the entertainment industry.
Shatta Wale however, surprisingly made a lot of money from his music. He was able to host virtual concerts and a few shows in Ghana. But that’s only one side of his income when it comes to music. His online social media platforms also made him a lot of money. Platforms like YouTube, Audiomack, Soundcloud just to name a few.
They all paid Shatta Wale good money for his music.
Shatta Wale YouTube
In 2020, Shatta Wale uploaded about 110 videos on YouTube all amounting to about 12M views.
If artiste were not soo discrete about how much they made from their music, you will probably get an inside view. Looking at this statistic from Shatta Wale’s music channel on YouTube, he sure made a lot of money.
For about 12 million views, not as exactly equal per video. How much one earns per video depend on several factors like how much advertisers are willing to pay or the RPM. We will try to look at the work case in amount for this so you know it is definitely more than the amount given.
For about $2,000 per million views, 12*$3,000 = $36,000 which is about GH¢216,000. Note that this is probably even times 5 of what has been given.
Shatta Wale Music Platforms
An estimated amount of $20,000 thus GHS 120,000 has been calculated from his Audiomack and Soundcloud. Well as you can see things are getting pretty interesting. The rest of his platforms will be left out so we can take a look at the few shows he showed up for.
Shatta Wale Performances
Shatta Wale was said to have charged $333,000 in cedis its GH¢2 million for a show at Hohoe the Peter Awenu show. Others shows Shatta Wale showed up for include Ghana DJ Awards, Black Love, and even some virtual concerts like the Faith Concert. Altogether with estimated earnings of $423,000 thus GH¢2,538,000.
Never think this is an overhyped or exaggerated estimation because this is all in the worst possible case.
These estimations are from Shatta Wale’s music only and his businesses have not been included. Let’s sum up what we have talked about so far.
$36,000 + $20,000 + $333,000 + $423,000 = $812,000 (GH¢4,872,000)
Rounding it up, Shatta Wale made $1m in 2020. The musician in Ghana cedis made GH¢5 million. You can call it GH¢50 billion in old currency.