Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world currently.
In Ghana, having a huge Instagram following is a big deal because many social media users are often stuck on Instagram surfing through photos and videos.
Instagram has therefore become an integral part of music business since artistes use the platform to showcase their arts and every day life.
Thus to have a lot of followers on Instagram does not come by chance but by the dint of hard work.
Here, YEN.com.gh brings to you seven top artistes with highest following in Ghana.
1. Sarkodie (2.1 million)
Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie, known in real life as Michael Owusu Addo, is the Ghanaian artiste with the highest followers on Instagram.
Over the years, Sarkodie has thrilled Ghanaians with lots of his hit songs which consequently generated into getting him a huge following.
Sarkodie is undoubtedly one of Ghana's biggest musicians not only due to his Instagram following but because he has been featured by several African and international artistes.
2.1 million followers on Instagram depicts that Sarkodie is the most preferred act in that departmet of entertainment.
A research conducted on his Instagram posts reveals that Sarkodie's pictures and videos attract huge likes and comments.
Sarkodie is a verified Instagram account user.
2. Stonebwoy (1.5 million)
Real name Livingstone Etse Satekla, Stonebwoy is one of Ghana's popular reggae and dancehall artistes.
Stonebwoy who has a huge following on Instagram over the years proved that he is in the game to stay.
Having thrilled Ghanaians with hit songs like 'Pull Up', 'Mightelele' and recently 'Kpoo Keke', Stonebwoy has become one of the most loved Ghanaian artistes.
The love for his music, art and attitude is what has generated into such a huge following for the superstar.
Stonebwoy receives a lot of attention on Instagram anytime he posts photos and videos.
Stonebwoy has a verified Instagram account.
3. Shatta Wale (1.2 million)
Shatta Wale, real name Charles Nii Armah Mensah is one of the top Ghanaian reggae and dancehall artistes.
The self-proclaiming king of African dancehall, has for a few years now attracted a mammoth following to himself due to his hit songs.
Shatta Wale is undoubtedly a big brand in Ghana and will surely go down in the history ame books of Ghana as one of the best.
With 1.2 million followers on Instagram, it depicts that the 'My Level' hitmaker makes a lot of Ghanaians happy with his music.
The fancy pictures, controversial posts and comments that are often posted on Instagram by Shatta Wale receives a lot of attention.
Considering his hard work, Shatta Wale's increasing number of followers cements his legacy in the Ghanaian music industry.
Shatta Wale aside his huge following is a verified Instagram user.
4. Efya (841, 000)
Efya is one of the most popular female singers Ghana has ever produced.
Real name Jane Efia Awindor, Efya over the years has proved that she is the queen of music as she always put up amazing performances.
Efya's hard work, silky voice and sweet songs that she has thrilled Ghanaians with over the years has indeed generated into such a huge following on Instagram.
Even though Efya is often not making the headlines, the love for her music and art have been shown on many platforms.
Such a huge following on Instagram especially in a male-dominated music industry proves that Efya is doing a great job with music.
The Star Boy Worldwide artiste has had the opportunity to perform on very big stages where she thrilled patrons with hit songs like 'Best In Me', 'One Of Your Own', among others.
Efya also has a verified Instagram account.
5. King Promise (689,000)
It will be surprising for most people who will see King Promise make the list of artistes with the biggest followers on Instagram.
Real name Gregory Promise Bortey Newman, King Promise came into the limelight in Ghana less than four years ago but the young singer is making great strides.
The huge following and support that King Promise has garnered for himself through hit songs like CCTV, Abena among others are what resulted in such huge Instagram followers.
Popularly perceived as the ladies man due to his handsome look and smooth voice, King Promise is indeed enjoying a lot of attention especially when he posts photos and videos on Instagram.
The young champ does not only have a huge following but he is verified on Instagram.
6. Medikal (674, 000)
Known in real life as Samuel Adu Frimpong, Medikal is one of the fast-rising rappers in Ghana.
Medikal penetrated the industry few years ago but managed to amass such huge following for himself.
With 674,000 followers on Instagram, it depicts that Medikal's music is loved and cherished by a lot of people.
One important aspect that may have increased Medikal's following aside his hits songs is his relationship with popular actress, Fella Makafui.
Medikal may have attracted support from those who love Fella Makafui because anytime Medikal posts a videos and photos of him and Fella, the likes and comments double.
No doubt that the young artiste is working hard to make his mark in the music industry.
In addition to his huge following, the young rapper is verified on Instagram.
7. Samini (672, 000)
Samini is considered by many Ghanaians as a legend in the music industry due to how long he has been around and his years of reign as a top artiste.
Real name Emmanuel Andrew Samini, the 'My Own' hitmaker has been thrilling Ghanaians with his hit songs for over 10 years.
The ability for Samini to still stay relevant in an industry that most of his peers have fallen out of making hit songs has made him one of the most preferred.
Attaining such a credibility, love and support over the years is what has resulted in a huge Instagram following for Samini.
Even though Samini is not so active like the other top acts with huge following, his ability to have more following than most current Ghanaian artistes proves that the old champ is still grinding hard.
Recently, Samini has been receiving a lot of accolades, likes and comments for his new reggae album, 'Untamed'.
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