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General News of Wednesday, 3 August 2016


Danny Nettey to be buried September 3

Gospel singer Danny Nettey will be buried on September 3, 2016, the family has announced.

The musician died on July 15 after a sudden ailment at his home in Accra.

According to reports, Nettey was found unconscious in bed and was pronounced dead at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital .

He will be laid in state on Friday, 2 September, 2016 with Tribute Gospel Concert at the forecourt of the State House and followed by a Funeral Service at the forecourt of the State House on Saturday, 3 September, 2016.

His music is mostly a blend of gospel, smooth R&B, inspirational pop, and contemporary worship. He was described by his colleagues as a man full of the Holy Spirit's power and passion for Gospel music.

In 1998, he toured with worship leader Ron Kenoly as a back-up singer, and he later performed in the UK on the same bill as Ron Winans (of the famous gospel-singing family).

His 2002 album was an international success and hailed as one of the gospel albums to watch out for by Christianity Today.

It featured a duet with Rachel Thompson on 'I am the Lord'. 'I believe' was released in 2006 as a double album with 12 tracks on each.

Some of his songs include I believe, Adom (by grace), My all 2 u, I am the Lord, I will never leave, It’s not hard, Revive us, God's eyes on Africa, I will worship, Sanctify me, Hold on, In Your presence, Thank you, among others.