The year 2020 might not have kicked-off on the strongest note, but at least there hasn’t been a shortage of new music. Music has served as one of the powerful tools in these times, providing hope, upliftment, and rekindling the faith of many in Jesus.
If you’re reading this, then you have a lot to be grateful for. For us at Gmusicplus, God has been faithful!
It’s been mostly songs of thanksgiving from Ghanaian gospel artistes this year which projects a clear picture of our hearts as 2020 comes to wrap. Below is a list of the best Ghanaian Christian/Gospel songs of 2020, staff-picked as our fav this year.
• “ADOM” (Grace) – Diana Hamilton
Since gaining prominence in the music scene with her second album “Ensi wo yie”, released in 2010, Diana Hamilton has continued to churn out songs which has impacted the Ghana music scene greatly and beyond. The Multi-octave and gifted artiste was recently named VGMA 2020 “Gospel Artiste of the Year” for the second consecutive time.
ADOM which means ‘GRACE’ is a mid-tempo melody delivered in Ghana’s signature Highlife sound and rhythm. The track offers a reminder of the faithfulness of God in the midst of the storm.
• Joe Mettle – Yesu Mo
An African Highlife composition with contemporary influences, “Yesu Mo” is a heartfelt song of thanksgiving acknowledging God for all He has done and affirming absolute dependence on HIm. This serves as Mettle’s first new music since his 5th project release, Wind of Revival, in 2019. Stream/Download on iTunes | Aftown.
• Koda – Aseda
KODA expresses a heart full of thankfulness with “ASEDA,” the first single off his upcoming new album, “Keteke”. According to him, the anthem is a thanksgiving-praise offering to God Almighty for his preservation and mercies.
• Sonnie Badu – Pillar of Fire
“Pillar of Fire” is a heartfelt prayer to God for guidance and direction in life’s journey. He Sings: ‘Father I pray, You go with me Stand with me, Stand with me Father I pray, You stand with me’. Stream/Download on Boomplay!
• Akesse Brempong – Blessed
Definitely one of the Ghanaian gospel highlights of 2020, “BLESSED” is a smashing Afrobeat tune from Akesse Brempong featuring Joe Mettle. The head-bopping and feet-tapping track creates a mood for a light dance while declaring the faith-filled lyrics “I am Blessed”. Stream/Download
• Celestine Donkor – Favor Everywhere
Ghana meets Kenya as Celestine Donkor teams up with Kenyan gospel singer, Evelyn Wanjiru for a major comeback with the release of her declarative single “Favour Everywhere”. The Ghanaian songstress was recently awarded ‘Gospel Song of the Year’ at the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA21) for her track, “Agbegbolo”.
• MOGmusic – Living God
MOGmusic delivers moving worship with “Living God,” featuring one of Nigeria’s celebrated powerhouse singers and ‘Ekwueme’ crooner, Prospa Ochimana. The song was recorded live at Royalhouse Chapel Ahenfie, Accra Ghana.
Named ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ at the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, the talented Ghanaian psalmist is basking in the euphoria of the successful release of his 5th album, The Experience, which features ‘Living God’ and other amazing tracks.
• KobbySalm – Obiara Nse Wo
This is an impressive Hip Hop tune from the Award-winning urban Ghanaian gospel act. The trap-infused track is featured on his critically acclaimed album – “THE MIDST OF COMFORT (ITMOC)”. The song basically talks about God’s greatness.
“Obiara Nse Wo” was written, sang, and performed by Kobbysalm and features Ghanaian renowned Poet – Nana Asaase