Ghana's music industry has become what it is today due to some great personalities who helped transform the industry to what it is now. When it comes to the gospel music category though, three names that quickly comes to mind is Esther Smith, Ohemaa Mercy and Obaapa Christy. These three women were part of the few who helped to improve gospel music in Ghana.
They may not be as popular now like they were some time back but they are worthy of celebration. However should there be a competition amongst them, who do you think will win?
Esther Smith is a multiple award winner who treated us to some good music some time back. At the 2003 edition of Ghana Music Awards, she won Gospel Album of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year and Best Female Vocal performance of the year. She again won the best Gospel Album of the Year, Best Song of the year, and Best Album of the year at the 2004 Ghana Music Awards.
She has released several hit songs like Som no Yie, Odi yasem ma yen daa, gye no di, Adze ko, Etc.
Born Mercy Twum-Ampofo but is popularly known as Ohemaa Mercy. She has been in the Music Industry since 2004 releasing several hit songs as well. Some hit songs released by the singer are Wofiri mu, Yesu Mogya, aseda, we praise your name Etc.
She was formerly known by many as Christiana Love but now uses the stage name Obaapa Christy. At the 2007 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, she won the Best Female Vocal Performance, Gospel Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration of the Year.
She has hit songs like Animguase ntoma, hyebre sesafo, mesuafre Awurade Etc.
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