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24thVGMA: Black Sherif Wins Artiste Of The Year



24thVGMA: Black Sherif Wins Artiste Of The Year

Ghanaian singer and rapper born Mohammed Ismail Sharrif, better known by his stage name, Black Sherif, has won the Artiste of the Year award at the 24th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).


The awards ceremony took place at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday (6 May).

Black Sherif beats contenders such as Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Camidoh, King Promise and Piesie Esther to win the ultimate prize.

The “Kwaku the Traveller” hitmaker also won the Best Music Video award, Most Popular Song of the Year and Best Hiplife Song of the Year.


Below is the full list of winners: 

Artist of the Year

  • Black Sherif – WINNER
  • Stonebwoy
  • Sarkodie
  • King Promise
  • Camidoh
  • KiDi
  • Piesie Esther
  • Joe Mettle

Most Popular Song of the Year

  • Camidoh – “Sugarcane” (remix) ft King Promise and Mayorkun and Darkoo
  • Sarkodie – “Country Side” ft Black Sherif
  • Black Sherif – “Kweku the Traveller” – WINNER
  • Lasmid – “Friday Night”
  • Kelvyn Boy – “Down Flat”
  • Gyakie – “Something”
  • Wendy Shay – ”Survivor”
  • KiDi – “Blessed” ft Mavado
  • Stonebwoy – “Therapy”
  • Piesie Esther – “Wayɛ Me Yie”

The Vodafone Green Award — Worlasi

Record of the Year

  • King Promise – “Yaa Asantewaa” ft Frenna
  • Adomaa – “Beginning Again”
  • Perez Muzik – “Hewalɛ Lala”
  • Stonebwoy – “Therapy”
  • Sarkodie – “Country Side” ft Black Sherif
  • Gyakie – “Far Away” – WINNER

Best Hip-Hop Song 

  • Black Sherif – “Kweku the Traveller” – WINNER
  • Amerado – “Obiaa Boa”
  • Sarkodie – “Country Side” ft Black Sherif
  • Malcom Nuna – “Benzo”
  • Kwesi Arthur – “Drama”
  • Medikal – “Scarface”

Best New Artist

  • Lasmid – WINNER
  • Djay
  • Malcom Nuna
  • Jay Bhad
  • Ewuraabena
  • DJ Azonto
  • Chief One

Album of the Year

  • Black Sherif – The Villain I Never Was
  • Sarkodie – Jamz
  • Gyakie – My Diary
  • King Promise – 5 StarWINNER
  • Kwesi Arthur – Son of Jacob
  • Joe Mettle – The Kadosh

Best African Artist

  • Arya Star
  • Burna Boy
  • Asake – WINNER
  • Kizz Daniel
  • Libianca
  • The Therapist

Best Rap Performance

  • Medikal – “Scarface”
  • Strongman – “Goated”
  • Amerado – “Obiaa boa” – WINNER
  • Lyrical Joe – “5th August 6”
  • Teephlow – “6feet”

International Collaboration of the Year

  • Camidoh – “Sugarcane” (Remix) ft King Promise and Mayorkun – WINNER
  • KiDi – “Touch It” ft Tyga
  • King Promise – “Ten Toes” ft Omah Lay
  • KiDi – “Blessed” ft Mavado
  • MzVee – “Dumebi” ft Yemi Alade
  • King Promise – “Run to You” ft Chance the Rapper and  Vic Mensa
  • Sarkodie – “Better Days” ft Bnxn

Collaboration of the Year 

  • FBS – “Jo” ft Mr Drew
  • Sarkodie – “Country Side” ft Black Sherif – WINNER
  • Epixode – “Atiaa” ft Kwabena Kwabena
  • Amerado – “Grace” ft Lasmid
  • DJ Breezy – “Abonten” ft Kwesi Arthur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif and Smallgod
  • Bethel Revival Choir ft Edwin Dadson – “Tegbe Tegbe”
  • Sarkodie – “Labadi” ft King Promise

Songwriter of the Year 

  • Piesie Esther – “Wayɛ me Yie”
  • Black sheriff – “Oh Paradise”
  • Perez Muzik – “Hewalɛ lala” – WINNER
  • Fameye – “Thank You”
  • Diana Hamilton – “My Meditation”
  • Ewurabena – “This Far”

Best Highlife Artist

  • Kofi Kinaata – WINNER
  • Akwaboa
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Abiana

Best Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artist

  • Black Sherif
  • Sarkodie – WINNER
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • Medikal
  • Amerado
  • Strongman

Best Afrobeats/Afropop Artist

  • Camidoh
  • King Promise – WINNER
  • Gyakie
  • KiDi
  • Wendy Shay
  • Kelvyn Boy

Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist

  • Ras Kuuku
  • Epixode
  • Rocky Dawuni
  • Stonebwoy – WINNER
  • Samini

Best Gospel Artist

  • Piesie Esther – WINNER
  • Joe Mettle
  • Perez Muzik
  • Diana Hamilton
  • Celestine Donkor
  • MOG Music

Best Female Vocal Performance

  • Piesie Esther
  • Niella – WINNER
  • Enuonyam
  • Cina Soul
  • Abiana
  • Adomaa

Best Male Vocal Performance

  • Camidoh
  • Kyei Mensah
  • Perez Muzik – WINNER
  • Stonebwoy
  • King Promise

Best Music Video

  • Black Sherif – “Konogo Zongo” – WINNER
  • Stonebwoy – “Therapy”
  • Piesie Esther – “Wayɛ me Yie”
  • Stonebwoy – “Gidigba”
  • Sarkodie – “Labadi” ft King Promise
  • KiDi – “Touch It” (Remix) ft Tyga
  • Scott Evans – “Best Side”
  • Kwabena Kwabena – “Afraid to Lose You”

Producer of the Year

  • Mog Beatz – WINNER
  • Atown
  • Phantom
  • Shadrach Yawson
  • Guilty Beatz
  • Kill Beatz
  • Liquid Beatz
  • Samnsey

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Chopz – “Yaa Asantewaa”
  • Qube – “Beginning Again”
  • Perez Muzik – “Hewalɛ lala”
  • Supa Dups – “Therapy”
  • Possigee – “Country Side”
  • Altra Nova – “Far Away” – WINNER

Best Reggae/Dancehall Song

  • Konkara Jahvybz – “A Go Dey” ft Kelvyn Boy
  • Ras Kuuku – “33N1”
  • Epixode – “Atia” – WINNER
  • Black Sherif – “Don’t Forget Me”
  • Rocky Dawuni – “Never Bow Down” ft Blvk H3ro
  • Maccasio – “Eyes on You” ft Stonebwoy

Best Afropop Song

  • Stonebwoy – “Therapy” – WINNER
  • Wendy Shay – “Survivor”
  • Black Sherif – “Oil in my head”
  • DopeNation – “Gboza”
  • King Promise – “Ten Toes” ft Omah Lay
  • Kuami Eugene – “Takeaway”
  • KiDi – “Blessed” ft Movado
  • Fameye – “Thank You”

Best Afrobeats Song

  • Camidoh – “Sugarcane” (Remix) ft King Promise and Mayokun – WINNER
  • Gyakie – “Something”
  • KiDi – “Champagne”
  • Djay – “Balance It”
  • King Promise – “Ginger”
  • FBS – “Jo” ft Mr Drew

Best Highlife Song

  • Epixode – “Atia” ft Kwabena Kwabena
  • AK Songstress – “My Proposal”
  • Adina – “Adi Dede”
  • Kwesi Arthur – “Adom”
  • Kelvyn Boy – “Down Flat” – WINNER
  • Kofi Kinaata – “Have Mercy”

Best Hiplife Song

  • Lasmid – “Friday Night” – WINNER
  • Medikal – “Stubborn Academy”
  • Jay Bahd – “Anadwo”
  • DJ Breezy – “Abonten” ft Kwesi Arthur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif and Smallgod
  • Amerado – “Grace” ft Lasmid
  • Kweku Flick – “Ewiase”

Unsung Artist of the Year

  • Ni Ashun
  • Aya Ramzy
  • TsaQa
  • Maya Blu
  • Boi Jake

Source: SintimMedia 

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Jay Baba To Perform At Ghana Music Awards – USA 5th Anniversary & Nominees Unveiling




Multiple award-winning Ghanaian American-based Highlife/Afropop artiste, Jay Baba is set to perform live at the 5th-anniversary celebration and nominees announcement of the Ghana Music Awards – USA.

The 2023 Central Music Awards Best International Artiste Wil be sharing the same stage with Legendary Wutah Kobby, VGMA Best Rapper, Amerado, Royal Mama, and Rev Graceman.

The 5th anniversary and nominees unveiling is scheduled for Saturday, 20th April 2024 at the Grand Resort Hotel, 915 NJ-73 Laurel Township, NJ 08054 – New Jersey, United States.


The event will begin with glitz and glam from the Red Carpet at 5:30 PM while the main event will start at exactly 7:30 PM.

Jay Baba – International Musician

Jay Baba is a Ghanaian Musician domiciled in the United States of America (USA). The New York-based Highlife/Afropop Artiste is out with a new Extended Play dubbed “Dream Big”.

The six-track EP contains evergreen songs including; Dream Big, Enjoy Ft Yaw Black, Ameen, Dorime ft Quamina MP, Amarya Ft. Baba Lin, and Den Thing Some.


Renowned Producers and Sound Engineers who worked on the “Dream Big EP” include; Possigee, Willizbeatz, Liugeebeatz, Jaypro Lyta, Gigz Beatz, and Fox Beatz.

Source: Sintim Media

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