The music industry is a cutthroat business. With so many artists competing for space in the public eye, it’s important to have a unique angle if you want your career to take off. Let’s see the 10 Most Streamed Ghanaian Artists on YouTube 2022. So, how do you succeed as a Ghanaian artist? Well, the answer is simple: build your audience one stream at a time.
The stream economy is the future of music and that’s why knowing which Ghanaian artists are trending on YouTube right now will help you stay relevant as an aspiring artist. With over 1 billion monthly users, YouTube offers artists the perfect platform to promote their work and build their fanbase.
From cover songs to original tracks, these are the 10 Most Streamed Ghanaian Artists on YouTube 2022 from January to September 2022
NOTE: These lists are updating monthly now let’s dive right in:
Our first most streamed artist is Raphael Camidoh Kofi Attachie popularly known as Camidoh is a Ghanaian Afropop, R&B and Afrobeats songwriter and musician. (born 21 January 1994) in Aflao, Volta Region of Ghana.
He has a total number of videos count 32 starting from January to the end of August with 41.4 million views accumulated on these videos and a channel subscription of 248k.
His remix song of Sugarcane which has 26 million views and was featured by Mayorkun, King Promise and Darkoo, it is currently the most streamed song within the period. These videos includes official releases and shorts which were all put together to obtain the said figure.
#2 Black Sherif
Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kwaku Frimpong known by his stage name as Black Sherif is a Ghanaian performer and musician from Konongo. He gained mainstream fame with his street anthem “Second Sermon” released in July 2021.
Black Sherif is our 2nd most musician on YouTube in our list, he has over 33 million views in just 3 videos and a channel of 570k subscription.
His most viewing video is Kwaku the Traveller (Official Audio) which has 13 million views , this track is by far one of the most popular songs in Ghana, and with over 11 million views to it music video
- Kwaku The Traveller
- 2nd Sermon Instrumental
- Gidi Gidi
- Come And Go (Remix)
- Talk Talk
- Ade Akye Mp3 Download + Lyrics
#3 Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr, also known by his stage name Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall musician.
He spot number 3 on the YouTube rankings with 10.6 million views and 40 videos which comprised of official music videos, short and others. He also has a channel subscription margin of 892k.
The dancehall star Shatta Wale most viewing video is On God (Official Video), this song has been one of Shatta Wale’s most popular songs in recent year. The track has been streamed over 4.1 million times.
- On God
- King Of Kings
- Cold Store
- Gift Of God (GOG Album)
- Fear Mi
- Adansie (Testimony)
- Like Summer
- Gift Of God(GOG)EP
Dennis Nana Dwamena, well known as KiDi, is a Ghanaian high-life, afrobeats singer and songwriter. The Lynx Entertainment signee KiDi booked his fame with his hit single Odo.
The remix features Nigerian superstars Mayorkun and Davido and has received massive airplay across the world. KiDi ranks 4th as the most streamed artist on YouTube. He has 7.4 million views with 5 number videos
His most viewed for this period is KiDi x Tyga – Touch It (Official Video) and it has 5.6M views. The track is one’s of KiDi’s most streamed songs on this year.
Jackline Acheampong known professionally as Gyakie is a Ghanaian afrobeat/afro singer. In 2019, Gyakie released her first single titled; “Love is Pretty” which paved way for another single, “Never Like This.
Gyakie’s songs has been streamed over 7 million times within the period from January till now, making her the 5th most streamed artist on YouTube in Ghana 2022. She has become the most streamed Ghanaian female artist on YouTube 2022. The song “Something” became she most streamed song with 4.9 million views.
#6 Kelvyn Boy
Kelvyn Brown, better known by his stage name Kelvyn Boy is a Ghanaian Afrobeat singer from Assin Fosu, Central region of Ghana. Released only two tracks and has found himself on the 6th position.
Kelvyn Boy’s most streamed song is “Down Flat, this is one of the most popular songs in Ghana right now, with over 6.4 million views on YouTube. The track lyrics later pulled up on YouTube with 56k views.
Michael Owusu Addo known professionally as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from Tema. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”.
Sarkodie becomes our 7th most streamed artist so far with 3.3 million on YouTube 2022, with just four videos and his track “Non Livingthing” been the most streamed video on the channel.
#8 Wendy Shay
Wendy Asiamah Addo, known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer. In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch.
Wendy Shay becomes the 8th most streamed artist on YouTube 2022 with about 3 million streams. She is the second most streamed female artist so far with two tracks uploaded and her most viewed track been Survival.
#9 Kuami Eugene
Eugene Kwame Marfo, who goes by the stage name Kuami Eugene is a Ghanaian High-life and Afrobeat singer-songwriter. He is signed to Lynx Entertainment, and is known for several songs, including “Angela”, “Wish Me Well”, “Ohemaa” and many others.
Kuami Eugene claim the 9th spot of the YouTube ranking with 2.7 million views and four videos. His most streamed video is “Take Away”
- Take Away
- Gee Money
- Afro Highlife (Download Full EP)
- ft Kuami Eugene -Abodie
- ft Kuami Eugene -Biibi Besi
- All Correct Ft Kuame Eugene
- Sika (Remix) ft Kuami Eugene
Derrick Sarfo Kantanka, best known as Amerado, is a Ghanaian rapper from Kumasi. He is the curator of Yeete Nsem, Ghana’s first news casting rap series. He is our 10th most streamed artist on YouTube 2022 in Ghana with over 2.6 views
The track with the most views on his channel features Ghana’s most popular highlife artist, Kuami Eugene, titled “Metua” with 752k.
Why These Artists? So, why are these artists the most streamed Ghanaian artists on YouTube in 2022? Well, these artists are popular for a number of reasons. Some are popular because of the catchy songs they release, others because of the artist’s personality, and some might be popular because of both.
The artist’s popularity is determined by how many times their songs are viewed on YouTube. Some of these artists also have millions of followers on social media, and some are also on major record labels. So, whether you’re a music fan or an artist yourself, these are the 10 Most Streamed Ghanaian Artists on YouTube 2022 right now.
And if you want to get in on the streaming action, click on the links and start listening. Who knows, you might discover your new favourite artist.
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