It is a well-known fact that for a song to attain more commercial success and capture the attention of music lovers, a music video is of high importance.
Many songs have been left unrecognized due to the absence of a music video. A music video brings more life to the lyrics of a song and goes further to tell the story the artiste is trying to pass on.
Since the beginning of the year, several artistes have dropped visuals to their songs and quite a number of them have been able to attention commercial success and high streaming numbers on YouTube.
So far, these are the 5 Ghanaian music videos that have the highest YouTube views:
Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie released the visuals for his lucky track featuring Nigerian singer Rudeboy on the 25 of July 2019. The music video which was directed by Clarence Peters, Capital has garnered about 3.5Million views on YouTube and counting.
Stonebowy’s music video for Shuga was released on the 23rd of April 2019 and was viewed 3.2million times in 2019. The music video was directed by BlingBlang and it featured Jamaican dancehall artist Beenie Man. The song had major reviews around the world.
The Ghanaian dancehall artist, Stonebwoy again pulled up at number three with his video ‘Ololo’ featuring Teni from Nigeria gathering 3.1million views on Youtube , after it was released on the 13th of September 2019. The video was shot by Prince Dovlo and JWillz
At number four is ‘Omo Ada’ with about 2.9million views on YouTube. The music video which was from Reigning VGMA rapper of the year ,Medikal, was shot and directed by Yaw Skyface and was uploaded on YouTube on the 15th of March 2019.
Lynx entertainment finest,Kuame Eugene comes at Number 5 with his Ohemaa song which he featured his co-record label artist ,Kidi. The music video which was shot and directed by REX has garnered 2.8Million views since it was posted on YouTube on June 19, 2019.
Other music views that garnered a lot of views on YouTube after the above listed songs on Youtube for 2019 are as follows.
6.Shatta Wale – Melissa (2.7M views)
7.Wendy Shay feat. Shatta Wale- Stevie Wonder (2.7M views)
8.Kwesi Arthur- Nobody (2.1M views)
9.Sarkodie feat Mr eazi – Do U (2M views)
10.Sarkodie Feat. Efya -Saara (1.9M views)