This list is limited to the 2018 calendar. It’s based on relevance, popularity and hit songs. The list is in no order.
- Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale has 3 hit songs thus far i.e. ‘Gringo’, ‘Amount’ and ‘My Level.’
He had a successful album rollout, making it to number 6 on Billboard World Albums chart.
He sold out Fantasy Dome for the launch concert for his album ‘Reign.’
He has the highest number of street fans.
He is always in the news.
Stonebwoy has a plethora of hit songs including ‘Tomorrow’, ‘Bawasaba’, ‘Pepper Dem’, and ‘Dirty Enemies.’
He has been in the news, mostly because of feuds with other artistes and issues concerning his label, Zylofon Media.
Also, due to international collaborations and industry moves.
He has a huge fanbase, BHiM Nation.
- Kuami Eugene
Kuami Eugene has 2 hit songs thus far, namely ‘Confusion’ and ‘Wish Me Well.’
He has been in the news mostly due to social media trolls and fashion criticisms.
He’s arguably the most popular young person amongst the youth.
He has top collaborations, including ‘Never Carry Last’ by DJ Vyrusky, ‘Killing Me Softly’ by Adina, ‘Kwani Kwani (Remix)’ by TIC, ‘Meji Meji’ with Davido, and what have you.
He has made international moves including climbing on big stages, and interviews, such as the one with BBC.
- Kwesi Arthur
Kwesi Arthur has 2 hit songs thus far, i.e. ‘Anthem’ and ‘Woara.’
He has top collaborations and his presence on it was actually the reason why these songs became hits. These include ‘Wiase Yɛ Dɛ’ by Quamina MP, ‘Take Your Something’ by Twitch, ‘Mensah’ by Kofi Mole, ‘Up & Awake’ by Ko-Jo Cue & Shaker, ‘Yɛnkor’ by DJ Mic Smith, and what have you.
His presence on ‘How Much’ by Medikal and ‘Otedola (GH version)’ by Vision DJ contributed a lot to making them hit songs.
He’s arguably the most loved young artiste amongst the youth.
He has a high audience appeal.
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