Popular global digital charting and award scheme platform Billboard has released list of most watched artistes in 13 African countries including, Ghana , Nigeria , Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa , Ivory Coast etc.
The list – listed Top 5 most streamed artiste on YouTube based in a year activities.
Ghanaian dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known in showbiz as Shatta Wale was placed #1 over Sarkodie #2, Stonebwoy #3 , Diana Hamilton #4 and Kofi Kinaata #5 respectively.
According to billboard their ranking was based on YouTube figures for Homegrown talents across Africa.
In placing Shatta Wale the ‘king of Ghanaian music’, they left a little biography about the king of dancehall in Africa,Shatta Wale, they wrote:
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, hits Billboard’s Top world albums No 6. chart, and in April, he organized the online faith concert to cheer up fellow Ghanaians during the Covid-19 pandemic
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You can follow this link to read more about their rankings on artistes in Africa.