Black Sherif Wins VGMA 2023 Artiste of the Year

Black Sherif Wins VGMA 2023 Artiste of the Year

Black Sherif Wins VGMA 2023 Artiste of the Year

Ghanaian afrobeat and hip-hop artist Black Sherif has won the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) for Artiste of the Year.

The award was presented to him at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Black Sherif, whose real name is Mohammed Ismail Sherif, was up against some stiff competition in the Artiste of the Year category, including Piesie Esther, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, King Promise, Kidi, Camidoh, and Joe Mettle. However, he was ultimately able to secure the win thanks to his strong fan base and his critically acclaimed debut album, “Kwaku the Traveller.”

The 23-year-old artist from Konongo in the Ashanti Region first rose to prominence in 2021 with his hit single “Second Sermon.” The song was a huge success in Ghana and beyond, and it helped to launch Black Sherif’s career. He followed up “Second Sermon” with a string of other successful singles, including “Money,” “Kwaku the Traveller,” and “First Sermon.”

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Black Sherif’s debut album, “Kwaku the Traveller,” was released in December 2022. The album was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to solidify Black Sherif’s status as one of Ghana’s most promising young artists.

The VGMA Artiste of the Year award is one of the most prestigious awards in Ghana’s music industry. Black Sherif’s win is a major achievement for the young artist, and it is a sign of his growing popularity and success.

In his acceptance speech, Black Sherif thanked his fans, his family, and his management team for their support. He also said that he was humbled by the award and that he would continue to work hard to make music that his fans could enjoy.

Black Sherif’s win at the VGMA is a major milestone in his career. It is a sign that he is one of the most talented and promising young artists in Ghana, and it is sure to help him to achieve even greater success in the years to come.

CREDIT: Ghkasa