Winnie Ama is part of a new breed of electronic artists blending conscious lyrics, soulful alternative RnB vocals with dance, house and pop rhythms. The Belfast born and raised Northern-Irish-Ghanaian artist has had success with multiple MusicWeek UK Club Chart top 10’s and support from, RTE2FM, FM104, BBC Radio Ulster with BBC Introducing referencing her fresh writing style and distinctive voice.
Winnie Ama’s writing style is inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and Amy Winehouse. She switched from writing poetry and stories to writing music. Then she studied jazz vocals before making her commercial music debut in 2019 writing 3 songs in collaboration with Francis Groove that made the top 10 in MusicWeek’s UK Urban/Black Club Chart – ‘Can’t Wait’ #1, I Swear #7 and Born to Win #6. She also appeared in Photo Vogue in 2019. Her solo debut ‘What Are We’ was on MusicWeek’s Black Club Chart for 6 weeks, peaking at number 11.
Winnie Ama has a collection of forthcoming new singles in the pipeline to follow up her debut showcasing her musical style, Winnie Ama is also a lead data analyst for the Why Not Her? movement which campaigns for gender equality in the music industry and mentors other artists.
In 2022 she has a series of singles followed by an EP, starting with electronic pop track ‘Here I Go’ produced with Sim0n Le Saint on 25 Feb 2022 and a pop-house collaborative track with two New York Producers Genpop and Pommy – ‘Awe of You’ out on 25 March 2022.
Named ‘One to Watch’ and ‘Future Headliner’ – by BBC Introducing 2022
Joint Winner of the FM104 New Artists competition – performing live on the main stage for the St Patrick’s Day Festival, Dublin 2022
‘Best song in the World’ by BBC Introducing (Awe of You),
‘Songs you should hear this week’ by Nialler9 (Here I Go) 2022
Featured in RTE Documentary – Our Land 2022. This country has conflict in living memory. But when it’s minorities who are marginalised, who listens? From Traveller rights to Black Lives Matter and much of the discrimination in between, this episodic documentary delves into our collective understanding of conflicts that exist today in Ireland, featuring Winnie Ama. You can watch it here.