Diana Antwi Hamilton,a powerful, multi-octave and gifted artiste is leading the way to the new generation of Africa gospel music. She is one of African iconic figures when it comes to gospel music and no wonder she has become one of the most talked-about personality across the globe.
From humble beginning, she attended Morning Star School in Accra, Ghana and proceeded to Ghana National College Cape Coast where she had her secondary education. Her interest in helping humanity led her to pursue a carrier in Nursing.
She started her musical career at the age of 13 as a backing vocalist for celebrated gospel artiste Francis Agyei. Diana developed a profound passion for music at a very tender age, which has led to a celebrated journey.
Diana Hamilton songs please our soul as soon as we hear them. She hosted the OHTV (SKY 199) “Africa Rising” program and has been performing on Christian Networks.
She was the music director of ‘Vibrations’, which was a band from the Kumasi Nursing Training College. Diana Hamilton has also worked as the Music director of Royal Priesthood.
She once served as a resident of Pentecost Church in the UK where she was in the Choir. A sensitive and powerful voice, blended with unique lyrics, Diana Hamilton took the Ghana music industry by storm with her debut album, ‘Osoro bekasa’.
The album was nominated for the Gospel Song of the year and for the Best Female Vocal Performance in the Ghana Music Awards, 2008.
Carrying on with her success, the second album ‘Ensi Wo Yie’ gave her further recognition and became one of the prominent faces in the Ghana music industry.
The single ‘Ensi Wo Yie’ was nominated for the Gospel song of the year 2010 at the Ghana Music Awards. She herself was nominated for Best Female artiste at the Africa Gospel Awards 2011 and this album created a niche fan base who acknowledge her success even today.
Her ministry has taken her to various countries across the world including USA, Italy, Belgium, Canada, Holland and Germany. She believes her music ministry has a key role to play in edifying, encouraging and exhorting the saints as the coming of the Lord draws near.
Diana Hamilton Songs
Diana Hamilton songs are among the most popular Ghanaian gospel songs on the airwaves right now. She has been one of the most consistent Ghanaian gospel musicians in the past decade.
Check out list of popular Diana Hamilton songs below:
1. Mo Ne Yo
2. Work In Progress
3. Eye Woa
4. Worship Medley
5. Yehowa Behwe
6. Papa Reigns
8. Wani Ku Me Ho
9. It’s All About You
10. Ayeyie Nwom
11. I Believe
12. Most High God
13. Edin/the Name Worship
14. Otumfour Nyankopon
15. Onyame Ye
16. I’ve Got This Chance
17. I’m So Proud
18. Fresh Oil
19. Le Bonheur
20. Back To The Island
22. I Wanna Be Ready
23. Name of the Lord
24. Everything I Need
25. Nhyira Nkoaa
26. Ensi Wo Yie
27. Osoro Bekasa
28. Wo Ye
Husband and Children
Diana Hamilton is married to Dr. Joseph Hamilton who is a medical doctor and they are blessed with twins. She got married on the 6th of August 2005. Mrs. Hamilton recounted how she went through a phase of constant sadness when she could not conceive for 6 years after her marriage and was almost always reminded of it as some people around her kept asking her why she did not have kids oblivious of her struggles. she gave birth to her twin in 2011. Mrs. Hamilton and her family are based in the United Kingdom, where she works as a professional nurse.
• Best Artiste Europe at the Africa Gospel Awards 2011.
• Best Female Act and Best Gospel Act at the Ghana Music Awards Europe 2012.
• Best Female Vocal Performance at the Ghana Gospel Industry Awards 2012.
• Female Artiste of the Year Africa Gospel Music Awards 2014.
• AGMMA female Artiste of the year 2015.
• Artiste of Excellence Europe African Gospel Music & Media Awards 2017 (AGMMA).
Diana Hamilton had been involved as an advocate for ‘Healthy Lifestyles in Ghana and also supported various charitable causes. Diana Hamilton Foundation (DHF) is the charitable arm of Diana Hamilton Ministries. Though the ministry had been engaged in charitable activities in the past, it was officially inaugurated in London on the 4th of February 2017.
DHF have in the past distributed hospital equipment to the La General Hospital,mosquito nets to the inhabitants of Apeadu, a town in the Ashanti region, children Christmas party and donations to the Nungua Children Home and that DHF (the foundation) in conjunction with Diana Hamilton Ministries are looking to do more to help improve the lives of others. Diana volunteered as a peace ambassador in recent elections in Ghana.
Diana Hamilton has carved for herself a stage and niche that many envy and talk about in the gospel industry. The Experience with Diana Hamilton which is her initiative has now become a household name on the lips of many across the world.
Diana enjoys designing and cooking. Along with this, she mentors a lot of gospel musicians as well as spends time in church, helping local youths to learn and develop a passion for music.
By Alfred Gyebi (Alphy Jebs)
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