GhKings brings you the first quarter (Jan – March) top charting songs in Ghana this year (2018).
The list includes songs topping charts across various platforms and also the most searched on GhKings. With additional insight from YouTube for Artists, the list was conducted by songs which are doing well online and also across clubs, pubs etc.
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Now let’s check the most trending songs in Ghana.
The singer was already on top when later her sudden death shocked Ghanaians. Even before her demise she was the most watched Ghanaian female artist on YouTube. She almost beat her previous annual record of 2.5 million total views on YouTube within the first two (2) months of 2018 (*according to YouTube Music Insight). Maame Hw3 rose to the top quickly after release.
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Ebony also beat Nigeria’s Olamide at the top position (most watched artiste on YouTube) with 1,495,224 totals views for the month of January and that was also before her death.
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Maame Hw3 – video[/mark]
Shatta Wale still remains the undaunted most controversial artiste in Ghana. Bulletproof climbs the chart to become Shatta’s most popular song at the moment. The video released on February 14, 2018 has gathered over 1.7 millions on YouTube. Freedom and True Believer also topples as popular songs by Shatta Wale this year (at the time of publish – 2018).
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Bulletproof – video[/mark]
Stonebwoy follows closely at No. 3 with Bawasaaba. The song was released as a single [January 20,2018] coupled with the visuals at the same time. The song gained extra notoriety after the late Ebony posted a video of herself singing the song. Stonebwoy disclosed that she was initially supposed to feature on the song before EOM album dropped.
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Bawasaaba – video[/mark]
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Selfish – video[/mark]
5. Aseda by Ebony
This song shall go a long way to be remembered. This gospel oriented song was perhaps the only “gospel” song recorded to appease her death which was foretold by a prophetess. Her manager Bullet revealed that men of God proposed that the singer should record a gospel song to help redeem her soul.
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6. Single And Free by Kofi Kinaata
The rapper and singer who turned up ‘Made in Taadi’ concert last year also enjoys nationwide hit with his latest banger Single and Free. A storyteller of his own accord, Kinaata continues to stay on top of the chart with real life stories which he puts into his music. His song ‘Play’ (aka More Mb3l3de) is also very popular.
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Who doesn’t need prayers? Lol. Recent happenings in Ghana has made everyone sought for some divine intervention. Shatta Wale leads a pack of die-hard fans; Pray for me quickly rose to the top when it was released. Shatta might have done a good research with this song. A report on DailyMail reveals that most popular chart songs across the world have few words repeated over and over. A force to reckoned with when you talk about Dancehall in Ghana; Wale was also honoured at the just ended 37th annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).
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Confusion grabbed the attention shortly after its released. Kuami Eugene became the talk of the town after article published on GhKings suggested the singer had plagiarised Malian singer Sidiki Diabaté’s “Fais moi confiance”. Confusion is currently Kuami Eugene’s popular song following ‘Angela’. The video also has over 1.9 million views on YouTube.
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Confusion – video[/mark]
MzVee was quick to hit the charts with ‘Come and See My Moda’, a collaboration with Nigerian singer Yemi Alade. MzVee is the second female after Ebony with the most popular video for a single on YouTube this year (at the time of this publication – 2018). ‘Come and See My Moda’ has over 2.8 million views on YouTube.
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Come And My Moda – video[/mark]
[mark color=”yellow”]Click to watch Adwenfi – video[/mark]
Obi Nyanime by Patience Nyarko feat Bro Sammy [icon name=”popup”]
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