Gospel singer Danny Nettey is dead
Information reaching Joy News indicates that Minister Danny Nettey has died. He died Friday dawn after being found unconscious around 2:00 am.
This was confirmed to Joy News’ Nhyira Addo by family members. According to him, he was bubbly hours before and had prayers with his family before retiring to bed only to be found unconscious later at dawn.
His mother and brother rushed him to the emergency centre, where the doctor pronounced him dead
Danny Netty, an employee of Multimedia and host of Worship Zone was on air only on Sunday with his usual soul inspiring gospel selection. He did not look sick. He was born in Accra where he developed the love for music at a tender age. He is reputed for writing songs for most gospel artistes in the country and songs, some of which were 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. He was the senior prefect at the time.
Beginning his music career, Danny nettey started his own group, “Danny Nettey and Pals”. This group sought out to take gospel to the Secondary Schools and ministering in churches across West Africa through the word and song ministration.
A gospel musician par excellence, Danny Nettey has three albums to his credit- “Positive Change”, “This Time” and “I believe”.
Through his music ministration, he’s travelled to the United Kingdom and United States and has ministered on several platforms including performing on stage with; Bishop T. D. Jakes, Don Moen, Ron Winans, Bebe Winans, Ron Kenoly, Kirk Franklin’
Daniel (Danny) Nettey is a gospel musician from Ghana. He grew up without many musical instruments in the home.
He was heavily influenced by the blues music his father listened to. He eventually became an assistant music director at his local church.
His music is mostly a blend of gospel, smooth R&B, inspirational pop, and contemporary worship. He is 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