1.Shatta Wale – He released an album with a successful turn out .. Had the most hits in 2016 from the first month to the last consisting of 5 If I collect , Obodorbidi , Don’t try , Kpuu Kpaa, Nana Vrs Mahama … During the election period he was the most influential artist with the two bigger parties using his Mahama paper n Kakai as their headline songs .. He did a couple of features but the best feature that made waves was ATM remix with Alkaline. He performed locally Main stream shows than any other A list artist in Ghana .. Finally He performed at the GloCaf awards in Nigeria and his Solely UK Apollo Theatre was a blast .. His video Chop Kiss was #1 most watched video with Kakai and Biegya making it into the top 10 most watched videos of YouTube in Ghana ..He again made the most headlines than any art making him the most relevant artist in 2016 with VGMA saga , Adldas saga ,Alkaline saga ,1m mansion saga etc .. He got 14 awards both locally and internationally making him the highest award winner so far in 2016 .. This December he is on 3shows making him the most influential of 2016
2. Sarkodie – He was on international plat forms at the beginning of the year through and released relevant issue songs that countered the activities of the president which brought about a lot of controversy and headline .. He was a bit down on the local scene and performed just a few shows in Ghana but had tremendous turn outs .. He has won a total of 7 awards so far both internationally and locally . His late bangers RNS and Fa So hor is no doubt banging everywhere in Ghana . His beef with Manifest was also very relevant and became the beef of the year 2016, Finally his feature with Patoranking is one of the best songs in 2016 being No kissing not forgetting he had to 2 videos in Ghana You tube most watched videos in 2016
3. Stone Bwoy ~ He was very active on the local and international scene playing shows locally and internationally . His world Tours were very successful as well as his Solely Peace Concert .. His features both locally and international is a great factor with Biegya being one of the great hits in 2016 .. His involvement in the Coke Studio that led to him and Trey Songs was also a great move .. He had 2 greats songs Problem and People Dey having massive airplay among a couple of songs he released like sapashini and Grace . He headlined a good number of shows in Ghana as well .. Concerning awards he had a good number of them both locally and internationally (5) with a Grammy board reviewing his album for Grammy 2017 which he missed out .
4 Mr Eazi ~ He had more than a single hit in 2016 with most of his songs becoming hits .. Performed both locally and international .. His record that earned him being signed to Star Boy Records was also a great move and deal .. He had nominations both locally and international winning him awards as well .
5. Medikal ~ Without doubt the most successful new act in 2016 .. Has hits after hits than even most A list artists with slogans such as Forget everybody , Poof , Enoso woho being on most lips of the youth .. Performed on most official shows in the local scene .. Has videos to most of his hits even as a new act which is hardly in Ghana for a new act .. Has had various features with most A list in Rappers raging from Sarkodie to El to Edem etc with his feature with Sarkodie on the Confirm remix being his best
Ma opinion though