The music industry standard record chart, Billboard has ranked Ghanaian dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr, stage name Shatta Wale, as the most-watched artiste on youtube in Ghana, with 13.26million views.
The ranking was published via a category called Local Heroes – The Most-Watched Homegrown Artists Across Africa.
The description for the category reads “From Afrobeats stars to the late king of coupé-décalé, the top five homegrown musical acts in 11 African countries based on a year of local YouTube views”.
A total of 5 artistes are ranked for each featured country, and for Ghana, Sarkodie (11.72million views), Stonebwoy (7.86million views), Diana Hamilton (6.42million views), and Kofi Kinaata (4.63million views) ranked second, third, fourth, and fifth respectively.
Source for Artist YouTube Views
YouTube Culture & Trends. Totals represent an artist’s total views from May 1, 2019, to May 1, 2020, within the artist’s respective country. They do not represent global views.
Full billboard article/publication available Here