Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale set record on BBC for most popular songs

Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale set record on BBC for most popular songs

-BBC poll records most popular songs in Ghana last week

-Two songs from Shatta Wale and a song from Stonebwoy made the list

Dancehall artistes Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been acknowledged by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in its poll of the three most popular songs in Ghana last week.

Click here for all the latest arts and entertainment news in Ghana

Shatta Wale sitting down with large gold chains around his neck

Shatta Wale

READ ALSO: Young Ghanaian performs 'Pentecostal' version of "Man's Not Hot" in hilarious viral video

According to the international media house, two songs from the self-proclaimed dancehall king, Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale and one song from Livingstone Etse Satekla known in the showbiz world as Stonebwoy, were the most popular songs in Ghana.

The songs from Shatta Wale, “Dem Confuse” and hit song, “Freedom” took the second and first place respectively in the most popular songs list.

Stonebwoy rubs his palms together

Stonebwoy

Stonebwoy’s “Hero” took the third place of the most popular songs played in Ghana.

The video was first discovered by experienced sports journalist, Gary Al-Smith and Shatta Wale got word of it and shared it on his Facebook wall. The dancehall artiste captioned his post, “BBC No.1 song in Ghana!!! Discovered by yours truly SM sports presenter Gary Al- Smith."

This year, both artistes have been in the news for many good reasons. Shatta Wale gifted a brand new saloon car to Captan, one of his militants.

Stonebwoy also made headlines during the birthday of his wife when he shared a lovely photo of his wife’s baby bump.

READ ALSO: Deborah Vanessa releases romantic photo with Medikal

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been perceived in the media as arch rivals in the dancehall music genre in Ghana.

Their rivalry has been so highly patronized that both artistes have ended up giving each other nicknames. Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah refers to Stonebwoy as “Sergeant Lee” and Stonebwoy in turn calls Shatta Wale, “Corporal Nii”.

The two award-winning artistes however made headlines in Ghana and on social media when they shared the same stage in one performance at Stonebwoy’s “Ashiaman to the World” concert.

On New Year’s Eve last year, Shatta Wale went ahead to wish Stonebwoy, Samini and Sarkodie the best of 2018.

READ ALSO: Headmaster in Eduman sex tape relieved of position

YEN is building a platform where Ghanaians can share local news and own experiences with each other. Witnessing an incident?

Want to tell about a local problem? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?

Your stories and photos are always welcome. Send us a message via YEN’s official Facebook page.

Source: Yen.com.gh

Related news
Social media users heartlessly mock Juliet Ibrahim as she dances in a new video

Social media users heartlessly mock Juliet Ibrahim as she dances in a new video

Social media users heartlessly mock Juliet Ibrahim as she dances in a new video
YEN.com.gh
Mailfire view pixel