Danny Nettey Biography of the renowned singer

Find out more about the late Danny Nettey.

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The death of gospel music star Danny Nettey has shocked the entire country and left the Ghanaian music industry without one of its living legends.

According to family sources, Minister Danny Nettey passed away in the early hours of Friday morning after a short illness.

Daniel Tetteh Nettey was known for his urban gospel style that won him many admirers especially among the youth. Among his many hits song is “I will worship you.” He had been working actively on the gospel music scene for over two decades.

The circumstances surrounding his sudden demise are still unclear and his family is expected to make an officially pronouncement.

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But who was Danny Nettey?

Daniel Tetteh Nettey was born on September 19 in Accra. His father was an evangelist and he was the third of six children.

At age six, Danny had already began writing songs and taught himself how to play the piano. He attended Accra Academy where he became the school’s music director and the president of the campus Scripture Union.

After school, he joined a gospel group that toured many secondary schools in the country to spread the word of God. His song writing skills had been greatly developed with some of his songs performed at his church.

He released his first album ‘Positive Change’ in 1995 and a year later another album followed; this time in collaboration with a group called the Pals.

Danny Nettey has traveled extensively in Africa and across the world. He has performed on many high profile stages alongside Bebe Winans, Kirk Franklin, Bishop T. D. Jakes; Israel Houghton, Don Moen, Alvin Slaughter and and Ron Kenoly.

Many of his hit songs also include Metease a (If I live); Sanctify me; Revive us again and God alone

Danny Nettey served as a mentor for many other gospel musicians including Cwesi Oteng, Joe Beechem, Joe Mettle and Nii Okai.

Tributes have begun pouring in on social media for the singer who was greatly loved by younger audiences.

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