December 3, 2023

Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, emerged as the biggest winner, top-scoring in four categories. 

By Hope Ibiale

Black Sherif, Sarkodie, and Shatta Wale, were announced as some of the winners at the 7th edition of the Taabea Ghana Music Awards UK which was recently hosted in London. 

Sarkodie’s song, “Country Side”, won the “Hiplife/Hip-Hop Song of the Year” award. Black Sherif received the “Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year” award, while Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale emerged as the biggest winner, after winning in four categories: “Artiste of the Year”, “Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year”, “Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year”, and “Most Dominant Fanbase of the Year”.

Black Sherif and Sarkodie - Taabea Ghana Music Awards UK - Afrocritik
L-R Sarkodie, Black Sherif
Shatta-Wale - Taabea Ghana Music Awards UK - Afrocritik
Shatta Wale

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Other artistes who also received awards include, Akwaboah, — who clinched the “Highlife Artiste of the Year” award — King Promise, Cina Soul, Mayqueen, Yaw Bossman, Ohene, Charles Kalah, The Compozers, Kwabena Kwabena, and Joseph Matthew. 

The Ghana Music Awards UK celebrates and seeks to expand the development of the Ghanaian music industry. Now in its 7th edition, the award show aims to create opportunities for collaborations, marketing, and other benefits that Ghanaian artistes can harness in the UK. 

See the complete winners list here

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