5 Nigerian Musicians Make CNN List of Top Ten African Artists – Zero from Ghana – Check Who Made It

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CNN has created a list of artists from Africa who they see as the biggest stars from our continent.

The list, named ‘Africa’s biggest music stars’, has as many as five Nigerian artists on it.

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Ghana has zero – neither BET award winner Sarkodie or potential Grammy nominee Shatta Wale made the list.

The ‘African Giant’ Burna Boy topped the list, followed by the legendary Angelique Kidjo and Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz.

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Full list below…

1. Burna Boy (Nigeria)

2. Angelique Kidjo (Benin)

3. Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

4. Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

5. Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

6. Wizkid (Nigeria)

7. Mr.Eazi (Nigeria)

8. Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

9. Busiswa Gqulu (South Africa)

10. Mwila Musonda (Zambia)

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com


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