Artist: Jay Ghartey
Jay Ghartey is an accomplished Ghanaian-American New york based producer, singer and songwriter. Born in the U.S , Jay Ghartey moved to Ghana at the age of eight and stayed there for a number of years. It was in Ghana where his grandmother, a famous West African singer taught him the importance of singing with sincerity and from the soul. Six years later Jay Ghartey was back in the states settling in New York singing, freestyling and jamming with musicians, singers and rappers in studios,clubs and lounges. Jay and his brother Joe write, arrange and produce most of his songs.
The video for Jay Ghartey's first single, "My Lady" was nominated for 3 awards and won the award for, Best Male Video" at the Ghana Music Video Awards. Jay was also nominated for 5 awards at the 2011 Ghana Music Awards and won the award for "Best Video".
Jay's Album "Shining Gold" is available for at music stores in Ghana, and online on itunes and most major digital retailers.