This is how Noella Wiyaala began her music career

Noella Wiyaala
Noella Wiyaala

The North Pride, Noella Wiyaala (born December 22, 1986) is a Ghanaian Afro-pop singer who hails from Funsi and Tumu in Wa, Upper West, Ghana. She’s known (stage name) in the music industry by her family name “Wiyaala”

She attended Kanton Secondary High, Tumu

She’s a graduate of Takoradi Polytechnic


She sings in Sissala, Waala and English language.

In the year 2009, Wiyaala recorded her 1st album and titled it as “Tuma” which means (work) in her Sissala dialect.

Looking to establish a national career, she made the journey to Accra to audition for Ghana’s own “Stars of the Future.

At the third attempt in 2011, she earned her way into the finals, winning two Golden Moments awards.

Noella Wiyaala also won the 2012 Vodafone ICONS Mixed Edition contest hosted by fellow Ghanaian DJ “Benny Blanco”, as part of the Ghanaian band Black N Peach, while singing Tina Turner’s ‘Simply The Best’ ”

She’s not just a performer but a pride and voice for the Northern part of Ghana.


Wiyaala grew on the perceptions and tags of the Northerners therefore, she used her fame to echo the voice of the voiceless in her through joining hands with UNICEF Ghana, Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection of Ghana regions campaigns against child marriage, child poverty, health, and sanitation.

In 2015, she performed at African Festival in Netherlands Afrikadey Festival in Calgary, Canada
including United Kingdom (UK) festivals like : Shambala and Hull Freedom Festival.

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LIST: Some songs released by Wiyaala

Coming With Fire – 2022

Yaga Yaga – 2021

African Trap -2019

Ooii – 2019

Feeling Fire – 2018

Village Sex – 2018

Woyale – 2018

Wissi – 2018

Satellite Baby – 2018

For Your Love – 2018

Did You Really Mean It – 2018

Rock and Sand – 2018

I Moved On – 2018

When the Lord Get Us Ready – 2018

Bunsum – 2014

Sun & Moon – 2014

Kandibange – 2014

Africa – 2014

Siiko – 2014

Angel – 2014

Tinambanyi – 2014

Tuma – 2014

Leno – 2014

Make Me Dance (Remixes) – 2013



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