It has been revealed that local talent and afro-pop band Sauti Sol are the most expensive Kenyan artists to book for live performances in Kenya at the moment.
According to a post made by In Formation, a twitter handle that gives information on entertainment in Kenya, local sensations – Sauti Sol earn from 800,000 shillings onwards, for just booking them to perform at an event.
Sauti Sol’s reach and influence goes beyond Kenya, having won a number of prestigious awards, such as the MTV Africa Music Awards.
The all-boys band gets booked to perform outside the country and they are said to charge between 3 million and 5 million shillings, this is before factoring other demands they might have on the rate card, such as travel costs and accommodation.
Second, on the list of the most expensive Kenyan artists to book is a tie between Nyashinski and King Kaka who charge 500,000 shillings upwards to perform at live events.
Muthoni the Drummer Queen, emerged the highest paid Kenyan female artist to perform at events, and third on the list of select Kenyan artists, with a rate card of 450,000 upwards.
Here is a list of how much select Kenyan Artists charge for performances in events in 2019: