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Danny Nettey

Danny Nettey887
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Accra, Ghana
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Danny Nettey (19 September 1968 – 15 July 2016) was a Ghanaian musician and songwriter. He was best described as one of the pioneers of Contemporary Gospel music in Ghana.

Early life and education

Danny was born in Accra where he developed a love for music at a tender age. Danny Nettey was known for writing songs for most gospel artistes in the country and songs which were being ministered in his local church.

He attended High school at Accra Academy where he became the Music director and also the President of the local Scripture Union Fellowship.

Music career

Beginning his music career, Danny Nettey started his own group, "Danny Nettey and Pals". This group sought to take the gospel to the Secondary Schools and minister in churches across West Africa through the word and song ministration.

Danny Nettey had three albums to his credit, namely; "Positive Change", "This Time" and "I believe".

Through his music ministration, he traveled to the United Kingdom and the United States and ministered on several platforms including performing on stage with; Bishop T. D. Jakes, Don Moen, Ron Winans, Bebe Winans, Ron Kenoly, Kirk Franklin, Lionel Peterson, Israel Houghton, and Alvin Slaughter.

Minister Danny Nettey mentored most gospel artistes in Ghana and graced several events including the "Joe Beecham Ministries" by Pastor Joe Beecham and Nii Okai's "Saving Hearts" album launch.


Danny Nettey was found unconscious in the early hours of 15 July 2016. This was confirmed to Joy News' Nhyira Addo by family members. According to his family, he was bubbly all night and had prayed with his family shortly before retiring to bed. He was discovered to be unconscious around 2:00 AM.

He was rushed to the emergency centre by his mother and brother, where the doctor pronounced him dead on arrival.


Positive Change:1995

This Time:1996

I Believe:2006


"God Alone"

"Praise Jehovah"

"I Worship You"

"God is Good"

"Metease a (If I live)"