Diana Hamilton; Interesting facts about 2021 VGMA artist of the year
Diana Hamilton has just been crowned as the Best musician in Ghana at the 22nd edition of the Vodafone Ghana music awards but how well do you know the musician?
This piece of write up will give you some facts about whom she is and how she kickstart her music career.
Diana Antwi Hamilton is a Ghanaian gospel musician born in mid 1978, in Kumasi, Ghana. The exact date and month of her birth is yet to be known.
Diana studied and practiced nursing after completing her high school at the Ghana National College in Cape Coast.
Today we know the name Diana Hamilton as a popular Gospel musician but her journey began at far back at the age of 13 when she used to be a backing vocalist for gospel musician Francis Agyei and quickly built on that to establish herself with the release of her debut album Ɔsoro bɛkasa in 2007.
The album enjoyed Massive airplay and got her into limelight as one to keep eyes on. After some notable singles, she followed up with another album dubbed Ensi wo yie in 2010 and that was where everyone realized she is here to stay.
Taking a look into her trophy cabinet, Diana Hamilton got several recognitions as a musician but her first high profile award arrived in 2020 when she was crowned Gospel artist of the year at the Vodafone Ghana music awards VGMA.
In 2019, Diana got seven good nominations at the African Gospel Music and Media Awards but was only able to grab one. Fast forward 2021 in a music industry dominated by several genres known worldwide than Gospel, she won an impressive four out if six awards at the VGMA including the overall artist of the year.