Lately, Ghanaian music industry is taking the African continent and the world as a whole. Both new and trending musicians are surprising the entire globe with their skills and ingenuity in music production. The year 2014 brought with it a new injection that rejuvenated music in Ghana and fans can just expect more great music in the coming months and years. We have selected some top 10 Ghana songs that will keep you at the edge of your seat despite your origin in this great planet we call home.
Take a Look at Top 10 Ghana Songs For 2014
1. Alkayida – Guru
Alkayida is one of the greatest hits so far released by Guru, also known as Che Chedo De. It was the favorite song for all DJs and event organizers in the year 2013 and continued into the year 2014. The song features great lyrics and beat with mild tempo perfect for the enjoyment of people from all lifestyles. This song will continue to top the list of best songs in Ghana.
2. Adult music – Kwabena Kwabena Ft. Samini
Although they always produced slow, charming music, Kwabena Kwabena surprised even their ardent fans when they released in collaboration with Samini a high tempo music branded adult music. Samini brought in an element of his Dancehall genre and it blended so well that the song made it to the top of the Ghanaian songs and has remained on top until now. Listen to this song and you will know why it made it to the second position in our top 10 Ghana songs 2014.
3. Dancehall King – Shatta wale
A few years ago, Dancehall music was not widely followed in Ghana but a new cohort of Ghanaian music enthusiasts is fast developing liking for this music genre. Shatta Wale (commonly known as Bandana) understood the void that Ghanaian artists left in this genre and so made a go for it by releasing the hit song, Dancehall King. Since its release, this song has taken Ghanaian music industry with utmost storm and it will continue to reign in the years to come.
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4. Metanfo – Bisa Kdei
I ca tell that many Ghanaians and other Africans following Ghanaian entertainment industry knows Bisa Kdei. But what many people do not know is that Bisa Kdei and his team has officially ventured into the music industry with his first hit “Metanfo” which was a movie track. The song occupied the airwaves for a long period and will continue to do so going forward.
5. Illuminati – Sarkodie
Sarkodie, born as Michael Owusu in 1988, is one of the leading male artistes in Ghana and the hip-hop and hip life brand ambassador. Although he prefers to rap on his mother tongue Twi in most of his songs, when he released Illuminati, it shook African entertainment industry. This song continues to echo in the ears of many Ghanaian music enthusiasts. Sarkodie is the artist to watch in this new year of 2014.
6. Slow Down – R2bees Ft. Wizkid
This is another guest to this list of top 10 Ghana songs 2014. “Slow Down” was R2bees song they released in conjunction with Wizkid from their album Revolution 2. The song has made it to the top as one of the most played songs of all time not only on Ghana but also in other African countries. The lyric, vocals, rhythm and rendition of slow down tell it all. The moment you hear the song, you will not help it but get up on your feet and dance with frenzy.
7. Best In Me – Efya
Jane Awindor commonly known by the stage name “Efya” is a Ghanaian female artiste that has managed to entertain her fans with the best-choreographed neo-soul music for quite a time now. She has managed to remain relevant in the Ghanaian music industry with one of her latest releases known as Best in Me. It is expected that Efya will get nominations or even win several awards.
8. Time bomb – Samini ft. Wizkid
Time bomb is another great dancehall that has made its way to the top by capturing the hearts of many listeners. This massive hit song was written by the Dancehall enigma, Samini. It was performed featuring Wizkid, a young and very promising Nigerian singer and songwriter. This song will wake you up from your sleep and make you dance your strength out.
9. Maye Se Mo Pen – O. J
O.J is one of the most established Ghanaian musicians of all times but he disappeared for a while under no clear circumstances. When he resurfaced, he caused ripples in the Ghanaian music industry by his release of single titled “Maye Se Mo Pen”. Since its debut, the song has managed to keep its position at the top of best Ghanaian songs.
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10. WOARA – Okyeame Kwame Ft. Raquel
Closing our list of the top 10 Ghana songs is Woara, the brainchild of Okyeame Kwame in conjunction with Raquel. This song has managed to entertain fans of this West African country for sometime now. It does not come as a surprise that the song has managed to remain on Ghanaian airwaves this long. It is expected that it will continue to reign for a long time.