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Actor John Dumelo, Rapper Sarkodie, Broadcaster Naa Ashorkor and Pastor Mensah Otabil have come up tops in a new social media survey conducted by Avance Media,CliQAfricaand Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

Actor/Businessman John Dumelo has been ranked 2016 Most Influential Actor on Social Media.

Reports from the 2016 Ghana Social Media Report has ranked Actor John Dumelo with the highest influence on Social Media in 2016.

John Dumelo who beat 2015 frontrunner,Yvonne Nelson, in 2016 also gathered new followings of over 3.2 million across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, social media accounts which were considered for the 2016 ranking.

Even though Yvonne Nelson gathered, over 3.7 million new followers in 2016, John Dumelo’sengagement across the platforms surpassed that of any Ghanaian in the acting industry. His 2016 political activity could also be attributed to his rise to the top of the list.

Actors Majid Michael& Van Vicker also made their first entry on the ranking of the 2016 Most Influential Actors on Social Media.

Full report of the 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings are available on

Below are the 2016Top 10 Most Influential Actors and Actress on Social Media:

1.       John Dumelo

2.       Yvonne Nelson

3.       Jackie Appiah

4.       Yvonne Okoro

5.       Juliet Ibrahim

6.       Joselyn Dumas

7.       Majid Michel

8.       Ama K Abebrese

9.       Van Vicker

10.   Lydia Forson

Sarkodie ranks 2016 Most Influential Musician on Social Media. Rapper Sarkodie has maintain his lead as the Most Influential Musician on Social Media an accolade he has held from 2014 in the Ghana Social Media Rankings.

Figures from the 2016 Ghana Social Media Report also indicates, Sarkodie had the highest number of new followers and subscribers across all social media platforms amounting to over 2.3 million.

Taking the second position was Stonebwoy who also recorded an impressive 1.4 million new followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube which were platforms used in the ranking.

Making their first entry on the Ghana Social Media Ranking for 2016 were musicians Shatta Wale, Edem and Becca who took the 4th, 7th and 8th positions respectively.

Full report of the 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings are available on

Below are the 2016 Top 10 Most Influential Musicians on Social Media:

1.       Sarkodie

2.       Stonebwoy

3.       HertyBorngreat

4.       Shatta Wale

5.       Efya

6.       Samini

7.       Becca

8.       Edem

9.       R2bees

10.   Fuse ODG

NaaAshorkor ranks 2016 Most Influential OAPs on Social Media. Starr FM and GhOne TV presenter, NaaAshorkor Mensah-Doku has made the top spot of the 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings as the Most Influential On Air Personality on Social Media.

The ranking which focused on Radio and TV presenters had NaaAshorkor moving from the 4th position on last year’s ranking to take the top spot which previously had Ama k. Abrebrese who didn’t have an active on-air assignment in 2016.

Analysis from the Ghana Social Media Report indicates, NaaAshorkor had over 350 thousand new followers across Facebook, twitter and Instagram which were platforms used for the ranking.

Following keenly are Berla Mundi and Nana Aba Anamoah who made their debut on the ranking with massive following growth of 515,922 and 288,574 respectively in 2016.

The ranking led by Avance Media, CliqAfrica and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, has its report available on

Below are the 2016 Top 10 Most Influential On Air Personalities on Social Media as follows.

1.       NaaAshorkor Mensah-Doku

2.       BerlaAddardey

3.       Nana Aba Anamoah

4.       Jessica OpareSaforo

5.       DJ Black

6.       Caroline Sampson

7.       Afia Schwarzenegger

8.       Mama Zimbi

9.       Peace Hyde

10.   Sammy Forson

Mensa Otabil ranks 2016 Most Influential Pastor on Social Media. Founder and General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church, Dr. Mensa Otabil has being ranked the 2016 Most Influential Pastor on Social Media according to the 2016 Ghana Social Media Report.

Pastor Mensa Otabil who also doubles as a motivational speaker, gained 141,186 new followers from across Facebook and Twitter, social media platforms used in the 2016 ranking.

Following keenly is Bishop Dag Heward Hills who also gained the highest number of new followers among pastors in 2016 numbering 290,210.

Full report of the 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings are available on

Below are the 2016 Top 10 Most Influential Pastors on Social Media:

1.       Dr. Mensa Otabil

2.       Bishop Dag Heward-Mills

3.       Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams

4.       Apostle Opoku Onyinah

5.       Prophet Kakra Baiden

6.       Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare

7.       Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah

8.       Bishop James Kwaku Saah

9.       Rev. Joseph Eastwood Anaba

10.   Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng

The ranking which was based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

The 2016 Ghana Social Media Rankings was conducted by Avance Media, CliQAfrica and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

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