Ghanaian Gospel

Featuring Diana Antwi Hamilton . Nyame ayebi . Sonnie Badu . Baba . Cee . Great Ampong . Ghana . Christina Love . Memma Me Werenfi . Esther Smith . Mawon San . Ohemaa Mercy . Ma De Me Ho . Philipa Baafi . Ma Matamfo Nhwete . Ebe Ye Yie . Ama Boahemaa . Tie Me . Esther Amoako . Odo Me Besi Yie . Kwaku Gyasi . Stan . Agnes Opoku Agyemang . Ye made Soa . Amy Newman . Tsie Me moborsu . Collins . Ophelia Nyantakyi . Boa me . Daughters of glorious Jesus . Okokroko . Ernest Opoku . Onyame Aguama .

museke : The funny thing is gospel is even sounding a lot like hiplife and highlife these days. Take a peek at the track listing for some popular CDs – track 1 is a highlife version of Song A and track 8 is the reggae version. Track 2 is the slow version of Song B and track 6 is the praises version. And they are all gospel songs.

Bokoor African Popular Music Archives Foundation : An economic explanation for local popular music moving from the secular to the sacred is that during Ghana’s economic slump of the 1970’s the music industry almost collapsed. Many musicians moved abroad (4), whilst many of these who remained behind went under the patronage of the churches – who began to use popular dance music for outreach purposes.

Music In Ghana : Esther Smith said Gye No Di, the title song of her maiden album which took three awards at the 2003 GMA explains the difficulties and hardships she went through before the album was released. The awards are the Gospel Album of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year and Best Female Vocal Performance of the Year.

ModernGhana.com : Kumasi-based gospel songstress Philipa Baafi attended St Monica’s Secondary at Asante Mampong on government scholarship after which she trained as a beautician and practised for a while before deciding on a music career.

Ohemaa Mercy : Known In private life as Mrs. Mercy Twum-Ampofo was born on the 7th of September 1977.He was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Amoah both Fanti’s from Abakrapa and Elmina respectively.

GhanaWeb : Bertha Aboagye is a popular Ghana gospel singer. Her famous tracks include Adom, Madesoa, Me Boafuo, Nkunim, Nyame, and especially Ebeneezer. She has collaborated with Reverend Yawson who has written and composed some of her hit songs.

Diana Antwi Hamilton : Her Debut album entitled ‘Osoro Bekasa’ was nominated for Best Female Vocal Performance and Gospel Song of the year for Ghana Music awards. Diana met her loving husband Dr Joe Hamilton whiles she was under training at the Nursing training college in Kumasi who was then a medical student.

Ashkar Maron on Myspace : Born Maron Estephan Ashkar in Ghana to a Lebanese dad and a Ghanaian mum, I got involved with music at an early age. I joined the local church choir at the age of six.