Sunday, 17 January 2016

Top 20 Most Influential Ghanaians On Social Media; Yvonne Nelson Tops All

The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings has been an astonishing collaborated and accomplishedwork by Avance Media and CliQAfrica across 20 categories to unveil and honour Ghanaians and Ghanaian Brands who have been committed to being boundless positive ambassadors of Ghana on Social Media.
In a pursuit in finding who becomes the most influential Ghanaian on the most used Platforms; these personalities and more were monitored on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout 2015 taking into respect their active Engagements, Post Reach and Mentions.

After emerging the Most Influential Movie Personality, Yvonne Nelson; Producer, Actress and Energy Activist has earned for herself the accolade, the Ghana Social Media Rankings 2015 Most Influential Ghanaian on Social Media.

Significant among her achievements included the #DumsorMustStop demonstration which brought to light the true power of Social Media when she called out thousands onto the street for the largest night vigil to send out Ghanaians displeasure of the persistent Energy Crisis to Government. Her act equally caught the attentionof Global Media houses demonstrating her dominance and influence in Ghana.

Other momentous personalities on the List include; Sarkodie, Kofi Annan, Stonebwoy, John Mahama and Nana AkuffoAddo.

To read the full 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings report, kindly visit

Below were the 2015 Top 20 Most Influential Ghanaians on Social Media

    Yvonne Nelson
    Michael Essien
    John Dumelo
    Kevin-Prince Boateng
    Kofi Annan
    Juliet Ibrahim
    Jackie Appiah
    Nadia Buari
    Fuse ODG
    Funny Face
    Ama K. Abebrese
    John DramaniMahama
    Nana Akufo-Addo

Analysis with the 2014 Ghana Social Media Rankings reveal Yvonne Nelson displaced John Dumelo to pick the top spot.

Other potential 2016 entrants include; Efya, Yvonne Okoro, Samini, AnasAremeyawAnas and Joselyn Dumas.

NB:Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 28th of December, 2015 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

Through Observations and Feedbacks on our rankings for 2014, we cameup with the GSMR score, with a formula derived from various followingson Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with data on Engagements,Posts Reach and Mentions.

As Ghanaians head towards the polls in 2016 to cast their votes, we have assessed the importantrole Social Media would play in various political activities and would like to use this platform to appeal to all Ghanaians to desist fromusing their social media platforms to channel unwarranted contentsthat potentially can lead this nation into any uproar.

The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings is conducted by Avance Media and CliQAfrica inPartnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Royal Scene Media and GetGhanaOnline.

Media Partners include: TV3, 233LiveNews, Cape 360, EnterGhana and Gonewsgh.