Top 10 Music Artists in Ghana 2024

Top 10 Music Artists in Ghana 2024

Top 10 Musicians in Ghana 2024

Top 10 Musicians in Ghana 2024

Irresistible beats and soulful melodies have often defined the Ghanaian music scene. In this exciting article, we will showcase the talented artists who have been setting the industry ablaze with their chart-topping hits and electrifying performances. Among these musical powerhouses is Camido, whose sensational track “Sugarcane” has taken the world by storm.

Not only has this infectious song become a viral dance challenge on social media platforms, but it has also climbed to the top of multiple charts across Africa and beyond. Camido’s “Sugarcane” is more than just a hit; it’s a celebration of black melanin beauty and a reminder of the endless possibilities for success. As we delve into the world of Ghanaian music, we shall discover the top 10 musicians with extraordinary talent that is propelling the industry to new heights in 2024.

1. Sarkodie

Sarkodie burst onto the scene as an underground rapper, participating in Adom’s FM’s rap competition called the Kasahare Level. It was here that he met his former manager Duncan Williams who introduced him to Hammer of the Last Two a renowned record producer. He allowed him to record two tracks for his album Volta Regime. This was the kickstart of his career. He recorded the debut Makye which was well-received by fans and critics.

Since then, he has released numerous successful albums and singles, earning him several awards and accolades.  His most popular song is Adonai featuring Castro. The song is a massive hit with over 95 million views. He is now the king of music in Ghana.

2. Gyakie

Gyakie’s musical journey began at a young age, as she comes from a family rooted in music. Her father, Nana Acheampong, is a well-known Ghanaian highlife musician and Gyakie joined him in the studio when she was just 8 years old. As she grew up, Gyakie found inspiration in artists like Asa and r2bees. Despite her young age, she has already made a significant impact in the music industry.

In fact, she is currently the top female artist in Ghana and the second artist in Ghana. One of her most popular songs, “Forever,” became a viral sensation, especially on social media platforms like TikTok. The song has amassed over 55 million views on YouTube, showcasing Gyakie’s incredible talent and captivating music. It’s amazing to see Gyakie’s rise to success and the widespread popularity of her music. She is undoubtedly making a name for herself in the Ghanaian music scene and beyond.

3. Camidoh

Raphael Camidoh Kofi Attachie has been passionate about music from a young age and now he is holding the position of 3 top musicians in the country. Camidoh’s musical journey began when he participated in the MTN Hit Maker reality show in 2016, where he showcased his exceptional vocal abilities and songwriting skills. Although he didn’t win the competition, it served as a platform for him to gain recognition and launch his music career.

Known for his smooth and soulful voice, Camidoh has released several popular songs, including “For My Lover” and “Maria.” His most popular song is the “Sugarcane” remix which has over 84 million views. This song features  Mayorkun, King Promise, and Darkoo.

His music is a fusion of Afro beats, highlife, and R&B, creating a unique and captivating sound. Camidoh has collaborated with various artists in the Ghanaian music industry and continues to gain popularity both locally and internationally. His talent and dedication have earned him nominations for several awards, including the Ghana Music Awards.

4. Black Sherif

Black Sherif is a rising Ghanaian artist who captivates audiences with his distinctive sound and storytelling lyrics. He is currently sitting at #4. His music blends Afrobeat rhythms with compelling narratives, resonating with listeners across the globe.

He has released several popular songs. Kwaku the traveller is his most viewed song with over 25 million views. Black Sherif has won several awards throughout his career, including multiple Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, 3Music Awards and Ghana Music Awards.

Black Sheriff’s rise in the music scene reflects his dedication and passion for his craft, earning him a loyal following. As he continues to make waves in the industry, his impact on the music landscape is undeniable, solidifying his place as a standout artist to watch.

5. Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale started his music career under the name Bandana. However, he took a break from music and later rebranded himself as Shatta Wale, adopting a new musical style and image. Shatta Wale’s music has energetic beats, catchy melodies, and vibrant dancehall sound.

He has released numerous albums and singles, including popular tracks like “Taking Over,” “My Level,” and “Gringo.” His most viewed song on YouTube is “Taking Over” and it has over 20 million views. He is currently #4 best musician in the country.

In addition to his musical success, Shatta Wale has also ventured into acting and has appeared in a few Ghanaian movies. He has won several awards throughout his career, including the Artiste of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. He continues to captivate audiences with his electrifying performances and continues to be a dominant force in the dancehall genre making him the 5th ranked musician in the country.

6. Bisa Kdei

Bisa Kdei’s ability to create catchy and memorable soundtracks has contributed to his success as a versatile artist. His music has not only been in the music industry but also in the world of film. He gained recognition and popularity through his musical contributions to movie soundtracks, particularly for his featured song “Azonto Ghost” in the popular Ghanaian movie “Azonto Ghost.”

“Mansa” is one of his most popular songs with over 23 million views on YouTube. Bisa Kdei’s talent and dedication to his craft have earned him numerous awards, including multiple Ghana Music Awards. He is currently position 6 in the list. Bisa Kdei continues to create beautiful music that resonates with fans across the globe.

7. Ebony Reigns

Ebony Reigns was a talented Ghanaian dancehall artist. Her music was known for its bold and unapologetic lyrics, addressing various social issues and empowering women. Some of her popular songs include “Sponsor,” “Maame Hw3,” and “Kupe.” Her song “Maame Hw3” is one of the most viewed songs on YouTube with over 16 million views.

Unfortunately, Ebony’s life was tragically cut short in a car accident on February 8, 2018. Despite her untimely passing, Ebony’s music continues to resonate with fans and her legacy lives on. She was posthumously awarded several accolades, including the Ghana Music Awards and the 3Music Awards. Ebony Reigns will always be remembered as a talented and fearless artist. Despite her short career, she made a significant impact on the Ghanaian music industry and is ranked at number 7 in the country.

8. Stone Bwoy

Stonebwoy began making music in his early school days. He realized his talents and abilities as a lyricist and scriptwriter at an early age. He adopted the stage name “Stonebwoy ” to reflect his strong and solid presence in the music industry. Stone Bwoy is the CEO of Burniton Music Group and is currently number 8 on the musician list.

Some of his popular songs include “Ololo,” “Bawasaaba,” and “Nominate.” “Activate” is his most popular song on YouTube with over 11 million views. Stonebwoy’s talent and dedication to his craft have earned him numerous awards, including multiple Ghana Music Awards and a BET Award for Best International Act. He continues to inspire and entertain with his music, and his impact on the Ghanaian and global music scene is undeniable.

9. King promise

King Promise spontaneously joined his friend’s studio session and that’s when his curiosity and talent were ignited. He started developing his unique sound, writing his own songs, and collaborating with producers. In his final year of high school, his headmaster overheard him singing in class and encouraged him to join the school choir for his last term. When he was almost finishing his university, things took a turn for him.

In 2017, he officially released his music, starting with SoundCloud and eventually expanding to all streaming services. As word spread and local buzz grew, Promise’s fan base started to grow as well. “Terminator” is his most-viewed song on YouTube with over 19 million views. He is currently sitting at number 9. King Promise continues to captivate listeners with his amazing voice and heartfelt music.

10. Kofi Kinaata

Kofi Kinaata is a Ghanaian musician and songwriter. He is ranked at number 10. He rose to fame with his hit song “Susuka,” which showcased his ability to blend highlife and hip-life genres. The song is currently his most viewed song on YouTube with over 10 million views. Kofi Kinaata’s music often carries social messages and addresses various societal issues. Some of his popular songs include “Confession,” “Things Fall Apart,” and “Behind the Scenes.”

His lyrical prowess and catchy melodies have earned him numerous awards and a dedicated fan base. Kofi Kinaata continues to make waves in the Ghanaian music industry, and his music resonates with people from all walks of life.

That wraps up our countdown of the best artists dominating the charts in Ghana this year. From seasoned veterans to upcoming talents, these incredible artists truly showcase the country’s vibrant music scene.

View the full report featuring 50 artists here.

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