Jayana: The Female Vocal Supremo
JAYANA is a Ghanaian contemporary gospel singer and an entrepreneur. She is noted for her powerful and captivating vocals.
A great voice is the cornerstone of great music and it doesn’t matter whether it’s a soaring soprano or distinctive baritone.
Jayana has a heavy, powerful voice with a timbre (sound quality or colour of the voice) and she is capable of singing long beautiful phrases.
Known for her soul-touching ministrations, making an immense impact on followers of gospel music, JAYANA is able to carry a tune, hit certain notes, and minister or perform for others with her voice.
She possesses all qualities of a great vocalist making her a distinct from other notable or up and coming female musicians.
For her, she is devoted to her music craft, works incredibly hard, and she is willing to sacrifice and do what it takes to become the best she can be and stay on top.
It is really not surprising she was born from the popular music reality show STARS OF THE FUTURE- season 1, organized by Charterhouse, an event management and audio-visual production in Ghana.
Stars of the Future platform offers participants the opportunity to go through a rigorous process of voice training as compared to other music reality shows.
Jayana, born JEMIMA ANNOR-YEBOAH, who was part of the five finalists [Jane Awindor now Efya, Irene Logan, Ramzy and Fredericka], proved to judges and audiences her voice carries power.
Her powerful voice when paired with stunning compositions and expert instrumentation gives iconic songs.
Jayana’s inimitable voice propelled her to churn out songs like I Believe, Who You Are, Gye W’ayeyi among others.
With a vocal range that spans four full octaves, Jayana’s whistle-notes are her identity.
Jayana is also an accomplished songwriter and a lead singer of the Action Chapel International Choir, Spintex Branch.
Jayana’s formative years were spent soaking up the contemporary gospel, and praise and worship.
She is the second daughter of the Late Bishop Dr Augustine Annor-Yeboah, founder of Christian Praise International Centre (CPIC).
She was nominated in the Best Vocalist category in Ghana Music Awards after releasing her first album in 2006.
She was also nominated and won in the underlisted award schemes;
– Ghana Urban Music Awards – Female Vocalist of the year 2020
– Online Coastal Radio Awards – Sensational Gospel Artiste of the year 2020
– Emerging Music Awards – Emerging Artiste of the year 2020
– Golden Age Creative Arts Awards – Best Gospel Artiste 2021
– Under 30 Women Awards 2021 – Award for Music