The official artiste lineup for the 2017 Ghana Meets Naija is yet
to be released, organizers, Empire, have said.
Earlier reports communicated a fine list of artistes penciled for
this year’s event but Empire, who are holding the event for the
seventh year, say they are yet to officially communicate the
“We are still in talks with some and we are hopeful that in the
next few days, we will be able to communicate the final list,” an
Empire official says.
Sticking to the event’s theme and longstanding tradition of
pairing artistes from Nigeria and Ghana to a night’s celebration
of music, this year’s would also feature the best of the two
Empire adds that the talks have advanced to a point where they
feel confident they are getting almost all the acts they want for
“We have had extensive negotiations and cannot wait to let
people in on our final list. It is the best you can have currently
from the two countries.”
In its 7 th year, the Ghana Meets Naija concert is the biggest
concert in the region that brings artistes from the two countries
Usually oversubscribed, it has over the years hosted the likes
of Wizkid, The Mavins headed by Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage,
Sarkodie, and Shatta Wale among a tall list of A-List acts.
This year’s event has uniBank as headline sponsor.
The 7 th Ghana Meets Naija takes place in May.