Highlife legend Charles Kwadwo Fosu, popularly known as Daddy Lumba, has been named as the greatest musician to have ever emerged from Ghana.
This is according to list compiled by entertainment journalist Austin Woode, which covers all artistes post-Ghana’s independence.
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Austin said he came to this conclusion after thorough research and consultancies, but was opened to rebuttals from people who did not agree with his list.
Other notable musicians who made the list are Sarkodie and Amakye Dede, who were named as Best Hiplife Artiste and Best Male Performer.
This survey is a subjective one and was done by journalist, Austine Woode as part of independence day celebration.
Below is the full list:
Most Popular Reggae song – Mata Family – Sasha Marley
Best traditional Song – Wogbegeke – Nat Brew
Best collaboration Kokooko – Daasebre ft Lord Kenya
Best Album – Akuaba – Kojo Antwi
Most controversial song ever -Moses – AB Crentsil
Best female performer – Akosua Agyapong
BEST male performer – Amakye Dede
Best hiplife album – Pae mu ka – Obrafour
Best Hiplife artiste – Sarkodie
Most popular Hiplife song – Ahomka wo mu – VIP
Most Popular Highlife Song – Adwoa Yankey – CK Mann
Best female artiste – Daughters of Glorious Jesus
Best Male Artiste – Daddy Lumba
Most Popular Gospel Song – Edin ben ni – Rev Kusi Berko(RIP)
Most popular song ever – Aben wo ha – Daddy Lumba
Best Gospel album of all time – Cindy’s Messiah – Cindy Thompson
Best lyricist of all time – Okomfuo Kwadee
Greatest Musician of All Time – Daddy Lumba
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Daddy Lumba has been consistent with the release of multiple-hit albums. He has also established himself as one of Ghana's most popular singers of the Highlife genre.
In all he has 22 albums that he wrote and produced. Altogether he has released more than 27 albums as a songwriter, or singer or producer.
"I'm itching for people to listen to my music!" - Kobla Jnr.