The year 2019 has been astounding in the Ghanaian Gospel Music fraternity and one of the years where a lot of Gospel songs have been churned out with few getting the attention on radio and television.
In the bid to provide quality information about how songs are performing in the industry, Dan Lartey of Remedi Entertainment has released a list of TOP 10 GOSPEL SONGS which had massive airplay in the first half of the year 2019 (January 1- July 31).
These Top 10 Gospel Songs are songs registering on the lips of gospel music lovers, radio and television airplay in the country.
1. DIANA HAMILTON – NSENKYERENE NYANKOPON
Flourishing Ghanaian gospel artiste and host of the annual worship concert, ‘The Experience‘, Diana Antwi Hamilton came through with this rendition of the popular ‘Nsenkyereni Nyankopon’ song.
The old, public domain song which is translated as ‘Miracle Working God’ has once again been revived by the award-winning UK based Ghanaian artiste during the last edition of the ‘The Experience’ concert held in Kumasi.
Diana supported by the PL Crew band and some members of Overflow Inc as backing vocalists gave this song such an appealing musical flavor that has become the favorite of many.
The song was produced by Daniel Ayittah (Outluk records) and released on April 26.
2. JOYCE BLESSING – REPENT
Gospel songstress Joyce Blessing after storming Africa last year with ‘I Swerve’, followed with a smash hit ‘Repent’ which was released on January 1, 2019.
The song produced by Danny Beatz preaches about repentance and salvation. The multiple award-winning vocalist goes on to condemn hypocrisy with this one. The song is currently one of the biggest gospel songs in the country.
3. CELESTINE DONKOR – AGBEBOLO
Agbebolo (Bread of Life) is the brand new song from the camp of Celestine Donkor which features rising young gospel star Nhyiraba Gideon of Adom TV’s Nsoroma fame.
The song produced by Joe Amoah of Springboard Studio comes with a sweet background chant praising God for such a turnaround in her life.
Undoubtedly a masterpiece that receives massive airplay every day. The song was released on May 13.
4. NACEE – MPAEBO
Versatile Gospel musician Nacee dropped a new stunning and inspirational gospel tune dubbed ‘MPAEBO’ which means Prayer early this year.
‘Mpaebo’ is one of the well written and recorded songs in the year 2019. A beautiful masterpiece by all standards.
Production was done by Nacee and video shot by McWillies. ‘Mpaebo’ was released on March 11.
5. PIESIE ESTHER – MASEDA KESE3
Gospel artiste Piesie Esther has her name boldly written as one of the gospel artistes who has released a hit song this year, ‘Maseda Kese3‘ meaning Great Thanks.
The song happens to be the first single ever the singer has released in 2019.
A thanksgiving song and a masterpiece was recorded by Bempong and released on March 14.
6. JOE METTLE – MEHIA WO YESU
The prayerful song, which comes off his new album “Wind of Revival” pivots on man’s yearning for more of God and the need to depend on him in all situations.
“Mehia Wo Yesu” which translates “I need you Jesus”, comes with it a fascinating video that re-echoes the theme of the song.
The song was produced by KODA of Koded Studios and released on February 20.
7. BETHEL REVIVAL CHOIR – YAWO
Celebrated Music group Bethel Revival Choir has a new song ‘YaWo’ ft Osborn Agbodovi & Luigi Maclean
‘Yawo’ produced by Henry Datsomor is doing massively well.
The song was released on May 14.
8. JAYANA – VICTORY
A new artiste signed under Dave Joy Records is likely to shake the gospel fraternity with her presence since she is the only new gospel artiste making an impact in 2019.
Coming back from a long after her participation in Stars of the Future, a talent discovery reality show, she is out with a banger ‘Victory’ produced by Danny Beatz featuring the award-winning gospel singer Joyce Blessing.
Victory was released on April 2 and its one of the songs receiving massive airplay.
9. BRUHDA FIRE – ADOM BI
Ashanti Region-based gospel musician Bruhda Fire’s new song ‘Adom Bi’ is one of the biggest songs receiving massive airplay in some parts of the country.
‘Adom bi’ is a song produced by Cemoney and released on May 11.
10. AKESSE BREMPONG – CRAZY LOVE (AFRO POP REMIX)
Sensational gospel artiste Akesse Brempong’s song ‘Crazy Love’ Remix featuring Bernard Franklyn which was published on Feb 5, 2019, is one of the songs doing very well in the gospel space.
The song was produced by Richard Keys and Akesse Brempong.