Black Sherif wins Artist of the Year at Ghana Music Awards 2022

This comes hours after he became the top male musician at the Fashion Ghana Honors & Awards 2022.

Black Sherif won “Artist of the Year”, “New Artist of the Year” and “Hiplife Hip-hop Song of the Year” with his hit song, Kwaku The Traveler and the most popular song of the year. ‘year.

He beat out competition from King Promise, KiDi, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, Akwaboah, Stonebwoy, Celestine Donkor and Diana Hamilton to claim the most coveted entertainer of the year.

It wasn’t the only award the singer won that night, he also took home Best New Artist of the Year, Highlife/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Song Highlife/Hip Hop of the Year and Most Popular Song of the Year. for his hit song Kweku the Traveller, a song from his debut studio album, The ‘Villian I Never Was’.

Black Sherif made waves in the Ghanaian music industry in 2019 and in 2021 the singer took over the industry with his hit songs like First Sermon, Second Sermon and Kwaku The Traveller.

Prior to the release of his debut album, The Villain I Never Was, Black Sherif had caught the attention of many international artists, including Busta Rhymes, Burna Boy, DJ Khalid and others.

The awards program aims to promote the Ghanaian music industry abroad and recognize Ghanaian creators abroad.

The night saw great performances from artists from Ghana and the UK.

Here is a list of winners.

  1. HIPLIFE/HIP-HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Black Sherif
  2. HIPLIFE/HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR: Kweku The Traveler – Black Sherif
  3. HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR: Obiaa – Akwaboah ft. Cina Soul
  4. HIGHLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Akwaboah
  5. GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR: Only You – Celestine Donkor
  6. GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Diana Hamilton
  7. REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Stonebwoy
  8. REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR: Touch It – KiDi
  9. AFROBEATS/AFRO POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Kelvyn Boy
  10. AFROBEATS/AFRO POP SONG OF THE YEAR: Sugar Cane – Camidoh ft. phantom
  11. MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: King Promise – Slow Down
  12. FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: Cina Soul – OMG
  13. INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR: Emmanuel Afreh Jnr.
  14. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Akwaboah – Obiaa
  15. BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR: Rollies & Cigars – Sarkodie
  16. BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR: Echoke – S3fa ft. Mr Drew
  17. NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: to Black Sherif
  18. MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR: Kwaku The Traveler – Black Sherif
  19. ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Black Sherif
  20. AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Burna Boy
  21. DISCOVERED ARTIST OF THE YEAR: to Esi Bentil
  22. BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Bad Gyal – Mona 4Reall (directed by Rex)
  23. MOST DOMINANT FAN BASE OF THE YEAR: Shatta Movement
  24. UK DJ OF THE YEAR: DJ Fifii
  25. UK UNCOVERED ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Denny
  26. UK-BASED AFROBEATS/AFROPOP ARTIST: Eugy
  27. UK BASED AFROBEAT/AFROPOP SONG: Hang Wiv Me – Goldkay
  28. UK BASED HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR: 2 Channels – Headie One
  29. UK BASED HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR: Ghana – Ohene
  30. UK-BASED ARTIST OF THE YEAR: NSG
  31. NEW UK ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Fresh Andy
  32. UK GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR: Shidaa – Yvonne Asamoah-Tawiah
  33. UK CULT SONG OF THE YEAR: You Alone – Alice McKenzie
  34. UK-BASED GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Samuel Sey
  35. BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM: Makosa – DJ Nore ft Eugy x Quamina MP
  36. UK PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Juls
  37. BEST GHANAIAN EUROPEAN SONG OF THE YEAR: Special – Nana Fofie
  38. BEST GHANAIAN EUROPEAN ARTIST: DayVybz
  39. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Kaywa
  40. ALTERNATE SONG OF THE YEAR: Sad Girlz Love Money Remix – Amarae ft. Moliy & Kali Uchis
  41. BEST UK MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR: 2 Chains – Headie One
  42. GHANAIAN CONTEMPORARY ACT: Santrofi
  43. BEST INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL ACT: Dela Botri & Hewale Sounds
  44. LIFETIME HARVEST AWARD: Reggie Rockstone
  45. SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD: Tic (Ghana) Zoro King (UK)

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