Willy Paul tops list of highest earning musicians in Kenya

Willy Paul has been named the highest earning solo musician in the Kenya by Music Publishers Associations of Kenya (MPAKE).

MPAKE’s 2017 royalty distribution between November 1 and December 31 last year shows that Willy Paul had the highest earning with Kes 11,685.39.

The total collections realised in that period was Kes 4,677,130.76, 70% of the revenue collected is distributed to musicians while 30% is  committed to administration expenses.

Nyashinski comes second

Rapper Nyashinski was ranked second in MPAKE’S royalty earning for the same period – November 1 and December 31 2017. He received Kes 11,482.52

The royalty distribution is with respect to collections realised through joint collection with Kamp and Prisk.




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