The Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (ZIMURA) has released the list of the top 20 highest-earning musicians in terms of royalties disbursed by the organisation.
Mukombe Mukudzei who is popularly known by his stage name as Jah Prayzah is the top earning artist followed by late national hero Oliver Mtukudzi who passed away in 2019
The “Dissapear” hitmaker, Winky D is third on the list. The list also includes Ex Q, Freeman, Killer T, Alick Macheso among others.
Zimura is an association of composers and publishers of music that was created to protect the rights of musicians under copyright law and to collect royalties on behalf of the musicians from radio stations that would have played the music.
According to Zimura, the organisation collected $23 million in royalties from ZiFM, ZBC and Star FM.
The organisation also collected US$30 810 for disbursement to foreign musicians.
The highest-earning musician received RTGs 400 000.