Popular global digital charting and award scheme platform Billboard has released a list of most-watched artistes in 13 African countries including, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ivory Coast etc.

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka. Shatta Wale was ranked #1 over Sarkodie #2, Stonebwoy #3, Diana Hamilton #4, and Kofi Kinaata #5 respectively.

According to the billboard, their ranking was based on YouTube figures for Homegrown talents across Africa.

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Billboard described Shatta Wale as:

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

Top 5 most-watched Ghanaian artiste on YouTube

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