Gospel is an expression of the diverse mixture of Christain influences which contribute to life in Ghana. The music scene in Ghana has grown and is continuously developing into rich sounds. Ghana’s unique position and rivalry with Nigeria helps to influence the progressive sound of both nations. This is most evident in its musical output. Gospel is one of the most dominating musical genres in Ghana. An integral part of religious belief, culture and social life of the people. Read on to discover the best Ghanaian gospel singers that are worth listening to. An introduction into the Ghana gospel music with a list of top Ghana gospel musicians. Let’s get your playlist updated with Ghana gospel songs and melodies.
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Bernice Offei is a multi award winning Ghanaian music artist who has successfully released 6 albums since she started her musical career, some of which are Hold on, Life, Grateful, Me Kosu amongst others. Her 6th studio album “Life” won her 2 awards during the 10th Edition of the MTN Ghana Music Awards as the song writer of the year and Best Vocal female performer. She is one of the most accomplished musicians in Ghana gospel music.
Charles Kwadwo Fosuh
Charles Kwadwo Fosuh also known by his stage name Daddy Lumba is one of Ghana’s best gospel singers who comes from the Ashanti region of Ghana. He has successfully released over 13 albums since he kick started his career in music, some of which are Asee Ho in 2002, Awoso 2017 and many others. He bagged home 3 awards in the year 1999 at the Ghana Music Awards which includes Artist of the Year, Best album, and Most popular song of the year.
Ohemaa Mercy is among the leading female Ghanaian gospel artists of this decade. Her evangelical musical persona, reserved personality and mastery of gospel has pushed her to the top of the Ghana gospel music charts. A multiple award winning gospel music minister, one of the most notable gospel artists to ever come from Ghana. Her second album, Edin Jesus, sold over 800k copies six months after its release, making it the best-selling album of 2007.
Ghanaian gospel music group, Preachers are one of the best gospel musicians Ghana has produced so far. The group which consists of 3 talented music artists namely Obed Psych, Emani Beats, and Edmund Baidoo have successfully released a bunch of gospel songs such as Too old in the head, Just don’t complain, Who do you love etc. They introduced urban gospel genre in Ghana gospel music through their kind of music and have continued to use their talent to also spread the word of God.
When thinking of Ghana gospel music, Joe Mettle‘s name always come to mind. Through his thriving career, Joe has given the Ghana and Africa hits consistently over the years. Joe is one of the gospel artists who has given new life to the Ghana gospel music with his renowned sound and unique production style. Leading the hearts of people to spirituality through worship songs and his melodies. He is noted as one of the most successful Ghanaian gospel singers in history.
(Late) Comfort Annor
Comfort Annor was a raving Ghanaian gospel musician while she was alive with her outstanding soothing voice which alternates between Mezzo-soprano and a contralto in the early 90s. She’s known for her top releases such as Akode Biara, Dom Hene, Di wo hene and other mind-blowing gospel songs.