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February 23, 2018 | Social Media Trends

GSMR ranks Shatta Wale as 2017 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media

GSMR ranks Shatta Wale as 2017 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media

Dancehall artiste and Shatta Movement founder, Charles Nii Armah Mensah also known as Shatta Wale has been ranked as the 2017 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media according the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica, eazzysocial and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

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Shatta Wale who rose from the 15th position in 2016 ranking, beat off competition from all top Ghanaians on social media to attain the eminent position that makes him the Ghanaian brand with the most engagement on social media in Ghana.

Following him keenly are Footballer, Kevin-Prince Boateng, rapper Sarkodie and Actor John Dumelo.

These personalities and more were monitored across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout 2017 and aside their total followership; Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reach and Mentions in 2017 were also considered in the research for this ranking.

New entrants on the 2017 ranking include: M.anifest, Dr. Mensa Otabil, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, Asamoah Gyan and Christian Atsu

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

Below were the 2017 20 Most Influential Ghanaians on Social Media

  1. Shatta Wale
  2. Kevin-Prince Boateng
  3. Sarkodie
  4. John Dumelo
  5. Yvonne Nelson
  6. Stonebwoy
  7. Michael Essien
  8. Becca
  9. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
  10. Kwadwo Asamoah
  11. Funny Face
  12. Jackie Appiah
  13. Kofi Annan
  14. Mensa Otabil
  15. E. John Mahama
  16. anifest
  17. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills
  18. Christian Atsu
  19. Asamoah Gyan
  20. Efya

Potential entrants onto the ranking include; Ameyaw Debrah, Edem, and R2bees.

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, eazzysocial and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

Akpah Prince
Akpah Prince

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