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Ghanaians’ top Val’s Day playlists on Spotify to ‘Blend’ with loved ones

February is a good moment to waltz with romance through music. 

Ghanaian power couples

For netizens in Ghana, it is also the month in which to tap into the romantic vibes of their favourite power couples such as Okyeame Kwame and Annica Nsiah-Apau, who are enjoying their 13th year of marriage, and ‘Rap God’ Sarkodie and Tracy Owusu Addo, who represent loyalty through the hustle from rags to riches. Stonebwoy and Dr. Louisa Asong also portray a fairy-tale “love at first sight” story between an idol and a one-in-a-million fan, whilst John Dumelo and Gifty Mawunya Nkornu’s public support of each other’s business successes is an important layer of their bond.

Blend with Spotify

There is a new way to experience this season of love with  Blend, the Spotify feature that merges your most-streamed songs with that of another person. The best part? It generates a matching results percentage, helping you assess how much your music tastes vibe with each other. In fact, Spotify’s “Blend” feature – accessible by typing “BLEND” in the search bar, clicking on “create blend”, and simply sharing your invite link with your fellow Spotify streamer – could be the matchmaker you’ve been looking for this February! Or perhaps, you’re already taken and simply want to figure out just how much you relate with your loved one, musically.

Three Valentine’s Day 2022 playlists for every relationship status

These three very different playlists, specially curated by Spotify and released in time to experience this month of love, offer Ghanaian listeners options to plug into.

Small chops:

  • Press play on this delectable selection of West African wedding songs. If you’re planning to walk down the aisle in colourful attire to celebrate your union or that of your best friend, this playlist will get you straight into the mood to party.

Cocoa butter:

  • Tune into romantic vibes with this playlist blending local and international R&B and soul tracks.

End in Tears:

  • We get it. February can be tough to navigate through when love is in the air all around you whilst your heart seems to be scattered in pieces. This Spotify Val’s day playlist will help you nurse your wounds if your love story has ended in tears.

To wrap things up, there is also the 100 Best African Love songs (from the 2000s to date)

Top 5 most streamed Valentine’s Day playlists on Spotify in Ghana

Curiously, while “sad” is only the 24th most associated word to Valentine’s Day playlists globally on the platform where “happy”, “love”, “party”, and “dance” reign, Ghanaians’ most-streamed Val’s Day playlist is titled “Sad Songs”. Here is a look at the top 5 on Spotify in the month of love in Ghana:

  1. Sad Songs

When February triggers “Easy on Me” pleas, and let’s you wonder in FINNEAS’ voice if “Love is Pain” or if it’s time for “Another Love”…

  1. All The Feels

The kind of playlist you want to be streaming over and over again as you meditate in the bathtub, soaking up all the feels from a past or present relationship. 

  1. Bedroom Jams

It cannot get smoother than this…

  1. 90s Love Songs

For the best of romantic songs from icons Brandy, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, and the likes. It’s the 90s all over again!  

  1. Country Kind of Love

Country music lovers, this one’s for you. Take a stroll, lie in the grass, enjoy fresh air outdoors and feel the love all around you with lovely country melodies.

About Spotify

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