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    Gyakie On Artiste Spotlight

    Gyakie is a Ghanaian afrobeat/afro singer born Jackline Acheampong on December 16, 1998. Gyakie released her first single, “Love is Pretty,” in 2019, which paved the way for another single, “Never Like This.” In August 2020, the “Forever” song from her five-track EP titled “Seed” became her claim to fame, receiving airplay and topping charts in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. Nana Acheampong is Gyakie’s father’s name.

    EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
    Gyakie grew up in Kumasi, Ghana’s Ashanti Region. She attended T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School in Kumasi and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where she majored in International business.

    MUSIC CAREER
    Gyakie was born into a musical family and began working in the studio with her father at the age of eight. She was also influenced by Asa and Ghanaian musician Omar Sterling of R2Bees.

    Gyakie released her first single, “Love is Pretty,” in February 2019, followed by “Never Like This.” In August 2020, she released Seed, a five-track EP. The Seed EP’s “Forever” song received airplay in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. It topped Billboard’s Top Triller Global and Shazam’s Top 200 charts, among others. In March 2021, Gyakie released a remix of “Forever” with Nigerian singer Omah Lay. That same month, she was named emerging woman of the year at the 2021 3Music Women’s Brunch for the 3Music Awards 2021.

    She has a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK, and Sony Music Africa. Gyakie was named Woman of the Year for the 3Music Awards 2022 during the 3Music Women’s Brunch in March 2022.

    MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT
    Won

    Year Category Award
         
    2021 Emerging Woman of the Year 3Music Awards
    2022 Woman of the Year 3Music Awards
    2022 International Collaboration of the Year Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

     

    Nominations

    Year Category Award
         
    2021 Emerging Woman of the Year 3Music Awards 
      Breakthrough Act of the Year  
      EP of the year  
      Best New Artist Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
      Best AfroBeats/AfroPop song of the year  
      EP of the year  
       
    2022 Woman of the Year 3Music Awards 
      Artiste of the Year
      Afrobeats/AfroPop Act of the Year
      Album or EP of the Year Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
      International Collaboration of the Year

     

    PERFORMANCE

    Year Event
       
    2021 AFRIMA
    Live Experience concert
      Ghana Music Awards UK
    Africa Day Concert
      BET Africa Soul Cypher
       
    2022 VGMA

     

    DISCOGRAPHY

    Year EP Production
       
    2020 SEED EP Flip The Music
       
      Singles
    2019  
      Love is Pretty
      Never Like This
    2020
      Sor Mi Mu feat Bisa Kdei
      Control
      Anybody
    Nana Nyame
    2021
    Forever Remix feat Omah Lay Sony Music
    Whine
    Follow You Fiokee & Chike
    Sheege & D Black
    Need me
    2022
    Something Flip The Music
    I love you & Jux

     

    VIDEOGRAPHY

     

    Year Music Video
       
    2019 Never Like This
    2020 Sor Mi Mu feat Bisa Kdei
      Forever
    2021 Forever Remix feat Omah Lay
    2022 Something

     

     

     

     

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