Sauti Sol Most Expensive Kenyan Artists to Book for Live Performances

By Rahab Mbiriti / November 25, 2019 | 10:44 am



Sauti Sol

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.

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 Here is a list of how much select Kenyan Artists charge for performances in events in 2019:

  1. Sauti Sol – 800,000 upwards
  2. Nyashinski – 500,000 upwards
  3. King Kaka – approximately 500,000
  4. Muthoni The Drummer Queen – 450,000 upwards
  5. Nameless – 400,000 upwards
  6. Khaligraph Jones – 400,000 upwards
  7. Octopizzo – 400,000 upwards
  8. Kansoul – approximately 300,000
  9. Money – (250,000 concert) (100,000 club gigs)
  10. Ethic – 200,000 upwards
  11. Boondocks Gang – 150,000 upwards
  12. Barak Jacuzzi – approximately 150,000
  13. Ochungulo Family – approximately 100,000
  14. Bensoul – approximately 100,000
  15. Kaskazini – approximately 100,000
  16. Timmy X Twenny – 100,000
  17. Karun – approximately 100,000
  18. Bey T – approximately 100,000
  19. Wakadinali – 50,000 – 100,000
  20. Chris Kaiga – approximately 50,000

Read Also: Kenyan Artists Condemn MCSK for Paying Them ‘Peanuts’





About Rahab Mbiriti

Rahab Mbiriti is an Experienced Research Specialist working for Sokodirectory with a passion for collecting data, breaking down data and analyzing it for easy consumption. Rahab also has a passion for writing Business and Economic oriented articles.

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