Ghanaian singer, songwriter and record producer who performs his signature ‘Afro Roots’ sound which is a mixture of Reggae, Afrobeat, Highlife and soul music Rocky Dawuni has won the ‘Artist Of The Month’ on Global Reggae Charts.
Global Reggae Charts provide monthly reggae charts in the categories “Best Single” and “Best Album/EP”.
One can find global charts as well as regional and local charts. All rankings are based on the votes of reggae dedicated radio hosts and music directors from around the world.
He won the award from Koffee, Busy Signal, Tirrus Riley, Sizzla, Kuma among other renowned Reggae musicians.
Below is the statement issued by Global Reggae Charts on their official website:
”global reggae charts | issue 24 / may 2019editorial1Summer’s definitely on its way, as is the reggae-laden festival season, so to help get everyone ready for the ideal irie vibes, here’s the latest issue of Global Reggae Charts magazine!Gracing our cover this month is Rocky Dawuni, based on the strong debut of his most recent album, Beats Of Zion, which is #5 on the charts. A veteran artist from Ghana, his unique style nicely showcases the modern reality of international reggae.Koffee’s scorching EP Rapture – essentially compiling her hits thus far – sits at the top of the album charts, with Julian Marley, Protoje, and Alborosie Meets The Wailers United filling out the top five. Gentleman’s Dub Club drops six places to #7, while Bitty McLean’s release with Sly & Robbie takes #9. Further down, Berlin Boom Orchestra’s Reggae Punks breaks into the charts at #12, with the Dennis Brown and King Jammy collaboration right behind. Releases from King Mas, Eesah, Black Uhuru, Forelock, and Agent Sasco show there’s a lot of great music towards the end of the charts, including legend Cocoa Tea who sneaks in at #20 with his latest.On the singles side, unsurprisingly it’s Koffee in control, although “Toast” has retaken the chart by pushing “Throne” to #2; her latest single “Rapture” debuts at #7 as well. Tarrus Riley’s “Guess Who” remains in third, followed by Jah9’s “Heaven (Ready Fi Di Feeling)” and Lila Iké’s “Second Chance.” In its eleventh month on the charts, the Alborosie and Chronixx collaboration “Contradic-tion” stands tall at #6. Also relevant: the King Mas and posse cut “Definition of a King” continues to rise, the latest from Kumar and Hempress Sativa both make appearances, and SumeRR’s throw-back “Old School” slides in at #19.The riddim charts finally show a solid shakeup, with the longstanding Peng Peng Riddim ousted to the final position. The Chimney label is impressively represented, with the St Andrew Riddim at #1 and the Kingston Riddim at #3. In between, it’s the State of Emergency Riddim in the second spot and Baco’s Big Slap Riddim in the fourth.Hope all’s well wherever you find yourself in the world of reggae, Peace from Colorado, USAAnderson.”
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