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Top 20 Most Influential Ghanaians ON Social Media; Yvonne Nelson Tops All

By Prince Akpah
Top 20 Most Influential Ghanaians ON Social Media; Yvonne Nelson Tops All
LISTEN JAN 14, 2016

The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings has been an astonishing collaborated and accomplished work by Avance Media and CliQAfrica across 20 categories to unveil and honour Ghanaians and Ghanaian Brands who have been committed to being boundless positive ambassadors of Ghana on Social Media.

In a pursuit in finding who becomes the most influential Ghanaian on the most used Platforms; these personalities and more were monitored on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout 2015 taking into respect their active Engagements, Post Reach and Mentions.

After emerging the Most Influential Movie Personality, Yvonne Nelson; Producer, Actress and Energy Activist has earned for herself the accolade, the Ghana Social Media Rankings 2015 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media.

Significant among her achievements included the #DumsorMustStop demonstration which brought to light the true power of Social Media when she called out thousands onto the street for the largest night vigil to send out Ghanaians displeasure of the persistent Energy Crisis to Government. Her act equally caught the attention of Global Media houses demonstrating her dominance and influence in Ghana.

Other momentous personalities on the List include; Sarkodie, Kofi Annan, Stonebwoy, John Mahama and Nana Akuffo Addo.

To read the full 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings report, kindly visit

Below were the 2015 Top 20 Most Influential Ghanaians on Social Media

  1. Yvonne Nelson
  2. Michael Essien
  3. John Dumelo
  4. Kwadwo Asamoah
  5. Kevin-Prince Boateng
  6. Sarkodie
  7. Kofi Annan
  8. Juliet Ibrahim
  9. Jackie Appiah
  10. Nadia Buari
  11. Herty Borngreat
  12. M.anifest
  13. Fuse ODG
  14. Funny Face
  15. Stonebwoy Burniton
  16. Ama K. Abebrese
  17. Asamoah Gyan
  18. John Dramani Mahama
  19. Nana Akufo-Addo
  20. R2BEES

Analysis with the 2014 Ghana Social Media Rankings reveal Yvonne Nelson displaced John Dumelo to pick the top spot.

Other potential 2016 entrants include; Efya, Yvonne Okoro, Samini, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Joselyn Dumas.

NB: Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 28th of December, 2015 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

Through Observations and Feedbacks on our rankings for 2014, we came up with the GSMR score, with a formula derived from various followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with data on Engagements, Posts Reach and Mentions.

As Ghanaians head towards the polls in 2016 to cast their votes, we have assessed the important role Social Media would play in various political activities and would like to use this platform to appeal to all Ghanaians to desist from using their social media platforms to channel unwarranted contents that potentially can lead this nation into any uproar.

The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings is conducted by Avance Media and CliQAfrica in Partnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Royal Scene Media and GetGhanaOnline.

Media Partners include: TV3, 233LiveNews, Cape 360, Enter Ghana and Gonewsgh.

To watch various visuals on the rankings kindly visit,

If you think your organisation should have been listed here and it isn't, and you need further enquiries, kindly send an email to [email protected] or call 233247702240

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