Multiple award-winning Ghanaian artiste – Shatta Wale is in the news again , this time for a good reason. International Entertainment media – Billboard has ranked Shatta Wale as the most watched Ghanaian music artiste.
Billboard for sometime has turned its attention to the African continent and the Afrobeat genre as a whole. The latest cover of the Billboard cover had Davido , Tiwa Savage and Mr. Eazi covering it.
Billboard has released another exposition delving in the Afrobeat movement. The world renowned entertainment firm has released a list of ‘The Most-Watched Homegrown Artists Across Africa’ via an editorial dubbed ‘Local Heroes”.
Local Heroes tends to shed light on the top five homegrown musical acts in 11 African countries based on a year of local YouTube views ranging between the Afrobeats genre stars to the late king of coupé-décalé. In Ghana , Shatta Wale topped the list with his ‘Taking Over’ video which has gathered closely to 14 million views.
Shatta Wale’s one-of-a-kind virtual Faith concert was discussed in the post.
Wale’s 2019 album is called Wonder Boy, and the 20-year-old singer songwriter and actor seems determined to live up to that name. The country’s two biggest political parties have used his songs in campaigns; his 2018 album, Reign, hit No. 6 on Billboard’s Top World Albums chart; and in April, he organized the online Faith Concert to cheer up fellow Ghanaians during the COVID-19 pandemic. , Billboard wrote
Making the list also is Sarkodie , Stonebwoy , Diana Hamilton & Kofi Kinaata taking the position of 2nd , 3rd , 4th & 5th respectively.
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