This informative article contains details of Ghanaian female gospel musician, Diana Hamilton’s date of birth, parents, education, career, VGMA awards, family and net worth.
Diana Hamilton is a multiple award winning Ghanaian female gospel musician whose style of music is mostly contemporary, even though she had a Pentecostal upbringing.
Diana Hamilton became the first female artistes, and the second gospel artistes to win the Vodafone Ghana Music Award’s (VGMA) Artiste of the Year in 2021 after beating stiff competition from closest contender, KiDi, and Sarkodie.
Diana Hamilton – Date of Birth
Diana Hamilton was born on the 4th of December, 1978 in Kumasi.
Diana Hamilton’s parents
Diana Hamilton’s dad is Apostle Felix Elvis Antwi, a Church of Pentecost pastor. Her mother is called Comfort Antwi. She is the third born out of 8 siblings.
Diana Hamilton had her basic education at Morning Star School in Accra-Cantonments. She went ahead to have her senior high education at Ghana National College, Cape Coast.
It was after her senior high education that her special interest for nursing made her pursue a studies in general nursing; a profession she practiced for a while.
Diana Hamilton is married to Dr. Joseph Hamilton. And the couple have a set of twins together; Michael and Micheala.
Diana Hamilton is estimated to have a net worth or $500,000; and an additional %1,000,000 she made from her record label, Diana Hamilton Ministries.
How Diana Hamilton Started Her Music Career
At a very tender age of 13 years old, Diana Hamilton began by backing some popular and top gospel musicians in Ghana including Francis Agyei.
First Album – “Ɔsoro bɛkasa”
Due to her consistency in the music scene, she released her debut album in 2007 titled, “Ɔsoro bɛkasa” to wit “Heaven will speak.” This album received a lot of airplay which contributed in bringing her to the limelight. Diana Hamilton has a very powerful voice which has made her a talking point in the African Gospel scene. She has ministered on several top stages and church across the world.
First VGMA Nomination
Her debut album, “Ɔsoro bɛkasa” earned her a first Ghana Music Awards nomination in the Best Female Vocal Performance and Gospel Song of the Year categories in 2008.
Second Album – “Ensi wo yie”
She release her second album titled “Ensi wo yie” to wit “Things Will Get Better For You” three (3) years after her first album (2010), which established her as one of the major forced to reckon with in the Ghana music industry, even though she’s a gospel artiste.
Third and Fourth Albums – “Blessings” and “Yehowah”
Diana Hamilton release her 3rd and 4th studio albums, “Blessings” in 2011 and “Yehowah” in 2015 respectively.
Her song, “Mone Yo” which she released in 2018 won the “Gospel Song of the Year” in that years VGMAs. Diana Hamilton headlined the 2019 popular Harvest Praise program which takes place in Accra every year. She won the Most Streamed Female Act of the Year Award at 3Music Women’s Brunch in 2021.
Also in March of that same year (2021), she she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women for Music according to 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch.
Despite her many hit songs, her song “Nsenkyireni Nyankopon” changed everything for her due to the impact and popularity the song had nationwide. She won the Gospel Song of the Year award for the second time at the 2020 VGMA’s.
Diana release her single “Adom”, one of the songs that was nominated in the 2021 VGMA‘s. The song eventually earned her some awards on the night. Speaking during an interview as to what inspired the heart-touching song Adom, Diana Hamilton said that her sister who had suffered several miscarriages was the inspiration behind the lyrics of her “Adom” viral song. The song was one of the biggest songs in Ghana in 2021.