Actor, businessman and politician, John Dumelo has beaten 2015 frontrunner, Yvonne Nelson to emerge the 2016 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media in the 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings.
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John Dumelo, who also ranked as the 2016 Most Influential Actor on Social Media is also the most followed and highly interactive Ghanaian on social media with a combined following of over 6.5 million followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Following keenly is the 2015 frontrunner, Yvonne Nelson, the Ghanaian who recorded the highest number of new followers of over 3.7 million on Social Media in 2016.
Eminent on the ranking are Sarkodie, H.E. Nana Akuffo-Addo, H.E. John Mahama, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Shatta Wale, Funny Face and Kofi Annan.
According to the organisers of the rankings, these personalities and more were monitored across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout 2016 taking into respect their Following growth, active Engagements, Post Reach and Mentions.
Below were the 2016 20 Most Influential Ghanaians on Social Media
1. John Dumelo
2. Yvonne Nelson
3. Kevin-Prince Boateng
5. Jackie Appiah
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6. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
7. Funny Face
8. John Dramani Mahama
10. Kofi Annan
11. Herty Borngreat
12. Michael Essien
13. Yvonne Okoro
14. Juliet Ibrahim
15. Shatta Wale
16. Kwadwo Asamoah
20. Joselyn Dumas
New Entrants on the list include: Shatta Wale, Yvonne Okoro, Becca, Efya, Joselyn Dumas and Samini.
Ghanaians who made the list in 2015 but were displaced include: R2Bees, Ama K Abebrese, Fuse ODG, Nadia Buari, Asamoah Gyan and Manifest.
Potential entrants onto the ranking include; Majid Michel, Edem, Christian Atsu and R2bees.
NB: Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 31st December, 2016 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Follower Growth, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.