Breaking Beats: Latest News from the Ghana Music Industry

Ghana, also known as the Gold Coast, is a West African country with a rich and vibrant music culture. Over the years, the Ghanaian music industry has produced some of the finest musicians in Africa and continues to be a hub for musical talent. In this article, we will take a closer look at the latest news from the Ghana music industry.

New Music Releases

The Ghanaian music industry has seen an influx of new music releases in recent months. Some of the notable releases include:

  • “No Dulling” by Keche ft. Kuami Eugene
  • “Gye Diee” by Kofi Mole ft. Medikal
  • “Ekorso” by Kofi Jamar ft. Yaw Tog & Ypee
  • “Party” by Sefa ft. Bisa Kdei
  • “Sika Aba Fie” Remix by Kweku Darlington ft. Kweku Flick & Yaw Tog

These songs have been well-received by music lovers in Ghana and beyond. They have also garnered millions of streams and views on music streaming platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music.

Awards and Recognition

Ghanaian musicians have been making waves both locally and internationally, gaining recognition for their talent and contributions to the music industry. Some of the recent awards and recognitions include:

  • Burna Boy’s “Twice As Tall” album, which was produced by Ghanaian producer, LeriQ, won the Best Global Music Album category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
  • Ghanaian rapper, Medikal, won the Best Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artiste at the 3Music Awards 2021.
  • Stonebwoy was named Best African Dancehall Reggae Artiste at the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) 2021.
  • Ghanaian-American singer, Amaarae, was named one of the 2021 BET Amplified International Artists.

These awards and recognitions are a testament to the hard work and talent of Ghanaian musicians and producers.

Music Festivals and Events

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the music industry globally, leading to the cancellation or postponement of several music festivals and events. However, some music festivals and events have still taken place in Ghana, albeit with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols. These include:

  • Ghana Music Awards USA 2020, which was held virtually due to the pandemic.
  • MTN Music Festival, which featured performances from some of Ghana’s top musicians like Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, and Stonebwoy.
  • Afrochella 2021, which took place in January and featured performances from several African musicians, including Ghana’s own, Joey B.

These festivals and events provide a platform for Ghanaian musicians to showcase their talent and connect with fans.


The Ghana music industry continues to thrive, with new music releases, awards, and recognition, and music festivals and events. Ghanaian musicians have put the country on the global music map, and their contributions to the industry are highly valued. As the industry continues to evolve, there is no doubt that Ghanaian musicians will continue to make great music and achieve even greater heights.

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