Ghanaian rapper and 2019 winner of the BET Hip-hop Awards’ “Best International Flow”, Michael Owusu Addo professionally known as Sarkodie has the largest fanbase in Ghana.
According to the statistics below which was compiled from the social media following and interactions of fans of Ghanaian artistes such as Sarkodie, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale, Sarkodie topped with the numbers as artiste with the largest fanbase in Ghana.
The statistics were based on the following on these social media platforms; Twitter, YouTube, Spotify, Instagram and Facebook.
Sarkodie topped with a total of 8.4 million followers on all the above social media platforms.
Stonebwoy followed with a total following of 6.3 million with Shatta Wale taking the 3rd place with 5.3 million.
Some critics have argued that these statistics are based on social media following and doesn’t reflect the true following of these artistes but hey, this is social media statistics and not some national census.
Social media has become the driving force in the 21st century where these artistes make 90% of their income from so it makes sense to draw a conclusion from statistics on these platforms.