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Joseph Oscar Nii Armah Mettle better known by his stage name Joe Mettle is a Ghanaian gospel singer and songwriter. He is the first Gospel musician to win VGMA Artiste of the year in his Genre on April 8, 2017. He has won many awards in Ghana and many other countries.

He has been recognized as one of the most successful musicians over the decade. He has mounted so many international platforms with International Gospel Artists like Donnie McLurkin, Ntokoso Mambo and many more.

Joe although a Marketer by profession, is a worshiper by calling. He was born on 5 July to Florence Addo and Emmanuel Mettle and is the eldest of six children.

Joe started his education at the Richard Akwei Memorial School and later moved to Kade 1&2 Primary School (Kade) where he spent about a year before returning to Accra, to the St. Michael's and All Angels. He continued to Korle Gonno 3 Junior High School (JHS) and then later to the Accra Academy. He then attended Pentecost University College.

During his early days of singing, he worked as a backing vocalist for some Ghanaian Gospel greats including Cindy Thompson, late Danny Nettey, and Reverend Tom Bright Davies. Joe Mettle was the lead singer for the indigenous multicultural music group, Soul Winners.

He is known for his great passion as a worship leader and composer and is multiple award-winning artistes with his most recent awards being the Artiste of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year, and the Male Vocalist Artiste of the Year at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

His award for Artiste of the Year was considered historical as he was the first Gospel artiste to win in this category since the conception of these awards. Joe has also won over 10 local and international awards. He has won several awards at Africa Gospel Music Awards, Gospel industry Awards, African Gospel Awards (UK), CCML Ghana Gospel Awards, Bass Awards and RIGA Awards (South Africa).

Joe has featured on the popular South African Broadcasting Corporation's TV show titled, "Gospel Classics" which also highlighted Donnie McClurkin. He received the Best Male Gospel Artiste in Africa at the Trumpet Gospel Awards held in South Africa.

He has many nationwide hit songs including "Nhyira", "Medo Wo", "Akokyem Nyame", "Mensuro", "Turning Around" and "Yesu Adi Nkunim" to his credit. His latest hit that earned him nominations at 2017's VGMA is titled "Onwanwani" (God of Wonders).

He has five albums to his credit. They are "My Gratitude" (2011), "Sound of Praise" (2013),"The Encounter" (2015),"God of Miracles" (2017) and "Wind Of Revival" (2019).

In 2007, Joe Mettle Ministries was founded from the desire to use music, which is undoubtedly a commanding element, to bring people together. The ultimate vision of his ministry is centered on empowering believers and winning souls for Christ through the power of worship. The Ministry has two major annual headline events; Praiz Reloaded, midyear and Love gift in December every year.

Joe is the manager at Reverb Studios. Reverb is a rehearsal and recording studio in Accra. The company provides musical equipment rental and music and marketing consultancy services.

Joe married Salomey Selassie Dzisa in a traditional marriage ceremony in Accra on August 13, 2020, and followed with an official wedding ceremony in Tema.


Year Title

2011 My Gratitude

2013 Sound of Praise

2015 The Encounter

2017 God Of Miracles

2019 Wind of Revival


Medo Wo

Sound of Praise

Saved With Amazing Grace (S.W.A.G.)

?nwanwani (God of Wonders)

Bo Noo Ni

My Everything