GMA-USA organisers drop list of 10 top performing secular and gospel Ghanaian musicians in US
As part of its commitment to grow Ghanaian music outside the shores of Ghana especially in the USA, the organisers of the yearly Ghana Music Awards USA (GMA-USA) honour deserving artistes in the year under review.
And as the year ticks to a close in the last quarter, the organisers have dropped the list for 10 secular and gospel Ghanaian musicians doing well in the USA in the year under review.
“Our Ghanaian musicians in the diaspora are doing so well in projecting our culture and music to the world. From High -Life, Afro Beats and Afro Pop, and it is imperative that we review their works and how far they have come. So as part of The Review, this is our quarterly look back over the last 9 months of their projects.
“Having gone back over our stats, we've gathered together 10 of the most-popular artistes in January- March 2023, April -June 2023 and July - September 2023. Among all the musicians living and plying their craft in America this year, these are the artistes that really got everyone's attention,” the organisers said.
- Jay Hover
Crowned as the Artistes of the year at the GMA-USA’s and Ghana Entertainment Awards-USA 2023, his famous hit track ”One Legge” has pushed him to the top as his views on all social media platforms continue to soar and his popularity keeps growing. He is out with a new tune title “We Dey Walk” which is doing pretty very well.
- Nana NYC
Nana NYC is at the second position; he has performed at so many shows this year alone. He continue to be the most popular among all his compatriots. He remains the oldest musician/rapper Ghana has ever produced in the diaspora. He is currently the all -time GMA-USA hiplife and hip pop artiste winner (2022 and 2023)
- Jamin Beats
He won Male artiste of the year at GMA-USA 2022 and since then has remain relevant by playing a lot of shows this year. He is a producer and singer of most of his singles. His current hit song “Blessings” remains on the lips of most Ghanaians.
- Too Wan 8
The duo has performed at several events this year and keep giving their fans a lot to talk about. Their fan base remains one of the biggest in the United States
- Jay Baba
He stands as a multi -talented artistes who blends high life and Afro Beats, he is not only known in America but very represented in Ghana. He won the Best Collaboration of the year at this year’s GMA-USA
- Nee Oseye Adeleke
Having won the best high life artiste back-to-back at the GMA USA and other awards in Ghana, the versatile artiste is at the six-position due to his consistency at shows and lifting the Ghanaian highlife music to the top in the diaspora
Elizha is at the fifth position with her single Bad Love, after Police and having won the State Awards of the year 2022 and Female Vocalist of the year 2023 at the GMA USA, remains the female vocal power in the US of A.
- Dreams GH
We are not surprise that the “Sexy singer” is at the eight-position due to his style and flare. He has won the hearts of several females in the diaspora. He can be referred to as the Kwabena Kwabena in America
- K Rocks
K Rocks is at the nineth position with his rap style. His rap delivery has gotten him the position on our list. The ATL based artiste has been featured on several shows this year including DMV Party in the Park and ATL Party in the park
- Waliy Aboumarna
The New York based artiste is at number 10 with his rap prowess and his stage craft during this year’s GMA- USA. The rapper and singer is among the best Ghanaian rappers in America.
Top 10 Ghanaian gospel artistes in USA
- Nii Addo
Nii Addo is at number one as the most popular gospel artistes in America. He is the current Praise Achievement Awards and GMA-USA gospel artiste of the year. He has performed at 10s of events in America and has gain huge popular among his compatriots.
- Cee Music
Cee remains the best female gospel artiste in America with a lot of shows and awards to her credit. She has performed at various shows in America and remain very popular to most Ghanaians. She is the current Female Artiste of the year winner at Ghana Music Awards-USA
- Rev Graceman
Rev Graceman is considered the best Ghanaian worshipper in the diaspora, hence his position on our list. He has performed across states in America and continue to win the hearts of most Ghanaians he ministers to.
- Millicent Yankey
After hosting the best Ghanaian diasporan gospel concert in America, she is at the fourth position and currently holds the best Female Gospel Artiste of the year at the Praise Achievement Awards. The ATL based artiste is also considered as the best branded Ghanaian artiste in America.
- Melody Frimpong
She is a household name in the Pentecostal ministry and is considered the Diana Hamilton in America. Melody has lots of his tracks to her credit and parades as one of the best female formers in America.
- Herty Corgie
Herty stands as the best female Ghanaian female vocalist and performer. He was the female artiste/ vocalist of the year 2022 at Ghana Music Awards USA and Female Vocalist at Praise Achievement Awards. Her stage presence is one to reckon with by most of her compatriots.
- Humphrey Tettey
He is known as the best praise and worship leaders in the Ghanaian community in the Delaware Valley in the United States of America. His vocal power won him the best Male Vocalist at GMA -USA 2021
- Mill Addison
The Mala hit Maker is currently at number eight due to her contemporary style of singing. She is also known for her worship prowess. She is considered the best Ghanaian Female Artiste in New Jersey and has a lot of nominations to her credit at both GMA-USA, GEA-USA and Praise Achievement Awards
- Royal Mama is considered the best and promising Ghanaian Gospel Artiste. She has won 3 awards with GMA-USA
- Ama Kutin/ Sarah Sings
There is a tie of two versatile singers. Sarah sings stands as the best Ghanaian Gospel artiste and female vocal power in Delaware. Even though she has not won any awards yet, she has been nominated at several Awards program including the prestigious GMA-USA, GEA-USA and Praise Achievement Awards.
The SDA singer Ama Kutin has an EP to her credit and happens to be the best Ghanaian Female Artiste in Massachusetts. Her vocal power is nothing to compare with.