Joe Mettle is undoubtedly a huge influence in Ghanaian contemporary gospel music. He is currently the first Gospel artist to have won the most prestigious VGMAs overall Artiste of the Year and he is a household name when it comes to Gospel music in Ghana.
With five albums to his credit including the recent ‘Wind of Revival’ album, Joe continues to realize great successes in putting Ghana gospel on the world market.
Some of his songs were immediate hits shortly after release and few others took time to gradually climb the ladder to the top and we have shortlisted some of them here for you.
Gospel music lovers in Ghana, Africa, and around the world pay much attention to his life-transforming worship ministry and they follow his ministry keenly.
These are the top and popular gospel songs written and recorded or made popular by Joe Mettle.
- 1. BO NOO NI
Bo Noo Ni was recorded live and released as part of Joe Mettle’s ‘God of Miracle‘ album in 2017. With millions of streams across music platforms, it is by far one of the very popular songs people associate him with. This song features the incredible Luigi Maclean
- 2. MY EVERYTHING
My everything is a beautiful afrobeat thanksgiving song that has garnered a lot of love from his fans around the world from the days it was released. It was released as a single in 2018 (almost a year before the launch of his fifth album)
- 3. ONWANWANI
This is the one song which according to many has contributed to the success of Joe Mettle in 2017, including winning the VGMA Artiste of The Year award for the first time as a gospel fraternity. This is a simple yet intimate worship song released in 2016 that became an instant hit.
- 4. AKOKYEM NYAME
Akokyem Nyame was originally written and composed by Cindy Thompson whom Joe happened to have worked with for a while at a point before founding Joe Mettle Ministries. Though the song was known, it was made very popular after Joe recorded the song live as part of his ‘The Encounter’ album live recording. At a point, it became a viral song.
- 5. NHYIRA
Being one of the earliest songs of Joe Mettle, Nhyira was that perfect starter for him. A beautiful worship anthem that is still being sung in our churches from the day it was released in 2011.
- 6. TURNING AROUND
Turning around to date is still one of Joe Mettle’s personal favorite praise medleys. And of course, this is one of the favorite praise groove songs from Joe Mettle with a different live rendition from him and his team.
- 7. YESU MO
Released in 2020, ‘Yesu Mo’ is a congratulatory phrase which means Thank You Jesus. This is a thanksgiving contemporary gospel song released in 2020.
- 8. AMEN (FT NTOKOZO MBAMBO)
This is a beautiful song capturing the moments in the Lord’s prayer. The beautiful sides of this song are the incredible melody lines, the fusion of the Ghanaian and South African elements, and the feature of award-winning Ntokozo Mbambo from South Africa.
- 9. MEHIA WO YESU
The song, simply translated as ‘I need you Jesus’ as usual, is a masterpiece, a soft ballad from Joe Mettle, furnished into such an inspirational tune by KODA of Koded Studio.
- 10. GA WORSHIP MEDLEY
These individual songs do not belong to Joe Mettle, they are of public domain. This is one of his medleys that brought so much light to his worship ministry. I can’t help but include it in this list because some people are even familiar with this particular worship session than any of his songs.
- 11. YESU ADI NKUNIM
Yesu Adi Nkunim was part of the God Miracle album was released in April 2017 just after being named the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the year.
- 12. HIDE ME
Hide Me is one of the songs recorded live as part of his 5th ‘Wind of Revival‘ album. This unique masterpiece features American award-winning gospel singer Jonathan Nelson. A song well written, well-arranged, and well delivered.
13. POWER OF PRAYER
Power of Prayer is one of the songs on Joe Mettle’s Wind of Revival album. This song was composed by Joe some few years back and recorded with his band live at the album recording. He made us of the live atmosphere available to sing and speak the that permeates when we mention the name of Jesus
14. GA PRAISE MEDLEY
Joe and his team put this Ga praise medley together with popular Ga praise songs. I must confess, this is one of his great praise songs.
15. AYEYI NDWOM (FT OHEMAA MERCY