Diana Hamilton (musician)

Diana Antwi Hamilton
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Background information
Birth nameDiana Antwi
GenresGospel, Urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, nurse fashion designer
InstrumentsVocals

Diana Antwi Hamilton is a Ghanaian gospel musician with several awards to her name.[1] She won the 2021 Most Streamed Female Act of the Year Award at the 3Music Women's Brunch.[2] In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women's Brunch.[3] She was crowned Artist of the Year and Gospel Artist of the Year at the 2021 Ghana Music Awards on June 26 with her song "Adom".[4]

Early life and education

After basic education at Morning Star School, Cantonments in Accra, she continued her secondary education in Ghana National College, Cape Coast and proceeded to study and practice nursing at Komfo Anokye Nursing College.[5] She is married to Dr. Joseph Hamilton and the couple have a set of twins (Michaela and Michael).[1]

Career

At an early age of 13, Diana was a backing vocalist for Francis Agyei.[6] She released her debut album in 2007 titled, "Ɔsoro bɛkasa" and this album enjoyed some good airplay which brought her into the limelight. Her second album "Ensi wo yie", released in 2010, gained her prominence in the Ghanaian Gospel Music Industry.[1] She was one of the headline artistes for the 2019 Harvest Praise which happened at the Fantasy Dome in Accra.[7] 1615 media manages her music career.[8] In May 2021, she was unveiled together with Kofi Kinaata as the Brand Ambassadors of Enterprise Life.[9][10] She opened the second day of the 2021 VGMA music awards night with her performance.

Personal life

Diana was born on 4 December 1978.[11] Diana delights in cooking and designing her clothes. She enjoys hanging out with her siblings; Eunice, Victoria, Samuel, Adelaide, Beatrice, Paa Kwesi and Grace.[12] Diana Antwi Hamilton is also known for her charitable endeavours. On Saturday, February 4, 2017, she launched the Diana Hamilton Foundation, a charitable organization to help provide for the needs of the underprivileged in society.[13]

Discography

Albums

Year Title Ref
2007 "Ɔsoro bɛkasa" (Heaven will speak) [8]
2010 "Ensi wo yie" (May it be well with you) [8]
2011 Blessings
2015 Yehowah [14]

Awards

Year Organization Awards Nominated Work Result Ref
2019 African Gospel Music and Media Awards Artiste of Excellence Europe Herself Won
Female Artiste of Excellence Europe Nominated
Video of Excellence "Mo ne yo" Nominated
Event of Excellence Experience with Diana Hamilton Nominated
Song of Excellence "Mo ne yo" Nominated
Album of Excellence iBelieve Nominated
2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Gospel Artiste of the Year Herself Won [15]
Songwriter of the Year Nominated [15]
Artiste of the Year Nominated [15]
Most Popular Song of the Year "W'asem" Nominated [15]
Gospel Song of the Year Nominated [15]
2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Best Gospel Song of the Year Adom Won [16][17]
Songwriter of the Year Nominated
Best Music Video of the Year Nominated
Best Gospel Artiste of the Year Herself Won
Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Artiste of the Year Won
2022 3Music Awards Gospel Act of the Year Nominated [18]

External links

References

  1. ^ a b c "Diana Hamilton,". www.ghanaweb.com.
  2. ^ "Diana Hamilton wins Most Streamed Female Act of the Year at 3Music Women's Brunch - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Table 1: Top-most influential genera in geographic differences". dx.doi.org. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  4. ^ Amoh, Emmanuel Kwame (27 June 2021). "#VGMA22: Diana Hamilton is Artiste of the Year". 3news. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  5. ^ "I had only one uniform although I attended a high-class school – Diana Hamilton recounts". myinfo.com.gh. 4 November 2021. Retrieved 30 April 2022.
  6. ^ "I make k a year as a nurse – Diana Hamilton". www.ghanaweb.com. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  7. ^ "Diana Hamilton, Tim Godfrey electrify Harvest Praise 2019". 20 April 2019.
  8. ^ a b c "Diana Hamilton,". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Enterprise Life names Diana Hamilton and Kofi Kinaata as brand ambassadors - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  10. ^ "Diana Hamilton, Kofi Kinaata named 2021 brand ambassadors for Enterprise Life Ghana". Citinewsroom - Comprehensive News in Ghana. 11 May 2021. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  11. ^ "Diana Hamilton, Biography, Age, Education, Profile, Date of Birth, Career, Net Worth, Family, Contact, Management,Husband - 2021 » GhLinks.com.gh™". 11 July 2021. Retrieved 30 April 2022.
  12. ^ "Diana Hamilton,". www.ghanaweb.com.
  13. ^ "Diana Hamilton Foundation". www.peacefmonline.com.
  14. ^ "Diana: My ministry is different". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  15. ^ a b c d e "VGMA21: Full list of winners". Graphic Online. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  16. ^ "VGMA22: See the list of nominees". MyJoyOnline. MyJoyOnline. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  17. ^ "VGMA22: Full list of winners". My Joy Online. 26 June 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  18. ^ Kotey, Nii (27 March 2022). "3Music News: 3Music Awards '22: Here are all the winners". 3Music TV. Retrieved 27 March 2022.