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10 hit Ghanaian songs of 2018

The year is almost over, and as you know, it wouldn’t have been deep-dyed without the crazy daily sounds on our radio, smartphones and iPods.

Shatta Wale - My Level

2018 has been full of sounds from the booth, and these sounds have either comforted, excited or brought tears in the eyes of listeners.

Here, we have compiled a list of 10 top songs that dominated the 2018 calendar.

"Wish Me Well" by Kuami Eugene

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In times of harsh criticisms over his fashion sense and some public utterances, Kuami Eugene dished out a counter clap back record that dominated several charts across the country.

Produced by Willis Beatz, the song became an instant hit and had a remix featuring Nigeria’s Ice Prince.

Its music video has been streamed more than 7million times on YouTube.

"My Level" by Shatta Wale

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This came as a surprise hit for Shatta Wale because his focus was on his album “Reign” and the title song “Gringo”.

Shatta Wale kickstarted the year with “Pray For Me” and followed up with “Thunder Fire” and “Gringo” but “My Level” came into the picture and changed the whole sketch.

The slow-tempo afrobeats jam produced by Paq has enjoyed massive rotation on both radio and TV as well as social media. The official music video is currently trending on YouTube.

"CCTV" by King Promise featuring Sarkodie & Mugeez

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King Promise pulled his biggest career hit so far this year, courtesy Sarkodie and Mugeez of R2Bees.

“CCTV”, produced by Killbeatz, dominated charts and the visual trended on social media in its first week than any song performed by the Teshie-Nungua native.

The official visual currently has nearly 5million views on video streaming platform, YouTube.

"Thunder" by KiDi

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KiDi pulled one of the mind-blowing records this year. “Thunder” has been his biggest hit this year.

The self-produced mid-tempo highlife jam enjoyed a massive social media hype, radio and TV airplay in its first month of release, and still enjoying a similar treatment in the airwaves.

The music video which features a cameo appearance from actress Salma Mumin has nearly 2million streams on YouTube.

"Uber Driver" by Wendy Shay

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She came from nowhere and swept everyone off their feet with her controversial, sexual-laden afrobeats banger titled “Uber Driver”.

Produced by MOG Beatz, the 2.2million YouTube streamed song became an instant hit and introductory song for the RuffTown Records imprint front artiste.

"Akwaaba" by Guilty featuring Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo & Patapaa

The biggest song of 2018 is definitely “Akwaaba” with no doubts or argument. It’s the biggest thing to have happened to Ghana showbiz this year.

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The fast-tempo afrobeats jam came as a surprise to everyone and the streaming figures alone is amazing.

“Akwaaba” was a global hit with thousands of viral dance videos across all the major social media platforms. And this was made possible by those crazy verses from Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo and Patapaa.

"Can’t Let You Go" by Sarkodie featuring King Promise

Sarkodie tying the knot with Tracy this year was just the icing on the cake. The real deal “Can’t Let You Go”, a hiplife/hip-hop jam which seals his love for his newly-wedded wife.

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Produced by BlaQ Jerzee and featuring King Promise, the mid-tempo jam which sheds light on the essence of marriage dominated charts for weeks and currently has nearly 5million video streams on YouTube.

"Woara" by Kwesi Arthur

“Woara, woara, woara// Woara, woara, woara,” has been the verse on many tongues since its release in June this year.

A thanksgiving highlife song for his BET Awards nomination, the blazing and infectious sound captured many hearts and dominated charts as well.

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The video for the Shotto Blingx-produced record has had over 1million YouTube streams so far.

"Bobolebobo" by Evangelist I.K Anin

It’s been a while since gospel music competed with secular music. The solution? Evangelist I.K Anin had the key.

Even though there has been a dispute over the ownership of the record, we cannot undermine its influence in the lives of Ghanaians.

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It has enjoyed massive airplay, with the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) already adopting it for its 2020 election campaign.

"I Swerve You" by Joyce Blessing

2018 started with a big bang from the gospel music fraternity, and it came from Zylofon Music’s Joyce Blessing.

Produced by Linkin, the mid-tempo urban-gospel jam has undoubtedly reached the length and breadth of the country.

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With over 1million video streams on YouTube, it’s safe to say the classic sound which shades enemies, has partially dominated the year 2018.

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