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February 23, 2018 | Social Media Trends

Shatta Wale ranked as 2017 Most Influential Musician on Social Media

Shatta Wale ranked as 2017 Most Influential Musician on Social Media

Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has beaten off competition to emerge as the Most Influential Musician on Social Media in the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica, Eazzy Social and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

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Shatta Wale who recorded over 883,319 new followers in 2017 across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube also recorded an unprecedented level of engagement on social media to beat 3 times frontrunner, Sarkodie to emerge as the most influential artiste on Social Media.

Sarkodie in 2017 recorded the highest number of new followers numbering 1,150,389 maintaining his position as the most followed musician on Social Media with a total following over 4.8 Million followed by Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy who also recorded 896,834 new followers in 2017.

New entrants Manifest, Mzvee and EL also got on the 5th, 7th and 10th positions respectively

Full report on the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings are available on www.smrankings.org

Below are the 2017 Top 10 Most Influential Musicians on Social Media:

  1. Shatta Wale
  2. Sarkodie
  3. Stonebwoy
  4. Becca
  5. Manifest
  6. Efya
  7. MzVee
  8. Okyeame Kwame
  9. R2bees
  10. EL

With appraisal to the 2016 Rankings, Hearty Borngreat, Samini, Fuse ODG were the artistes who moved out of the ranking from 2016 to make way for new Entrants but still do possess great chances together with Eazzy, Pappy Kojo, Deborah Vanessa and Kwaw Kese to make subsequent rankings.

The ranking which is based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

The 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings was conducted by Avance Media, CliQAfrica, Eazzy Social and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH in partnership Pearl Richards Foundation.

Akpah Prince
Akpah Prince

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