On Thursday, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) released its list of the highest-paid artistes in Kenya.
“It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to announce that the Governing Council of MCSK, in line with the provisions of Article 15 of MCSK Distribution Rules, is declaring a distribution of royalties of Kenya Shillings Thirty Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand only (KShs. 37,500,000/=) from licensing Performances in Public Places (PPP) for the period between 01st July and 31st December 2019,” read their press release.
Without further ado, here are the highest-paid artistes in Kenya:
1) Sauti Sol
2) Inyatta N. Ongegu stage name Nyashinski
3) Christina Shusho
4) Mercy Masika
5) Eunice Njeri Mathenge
6) Kevin Bahati Kioko stage name Bahati
7) Gloria O. Muliro
8) Kennedy O. Ombima stage name King Kaka
9) Les Wanyika
10) Jacob O. Obunga stage name Otile Brown
11) Henry O. Ohanga stage name Octopizzo
12) Owen Mwatia stage name Daddy Owen;
13) Wilson O. Opondo stage name Willy Paul
14) Alex N. Apoko stage name Ringtone
15) David K. Mathenge stage name Nameless
16) Brian Ouko Omollo stage name Kaligraph Jones
17) Yusuf Said Kombo stage name Susumila
19) Collins M. Majale stage name Collo
20) Sarah N. Mwangi stage name Sarah Kay.