Blacko Beats Piesie Esther To Be Crowned VGMA24 Artiste Of The Year

Ghanaian young sensation, Black Sherif has emerged as the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year.

Blacko, as affectionately called emerged as the biggest winner of the night despite facing fierce competition from other industry giants such as Piesie Esther, Sarkodie, Joe Mettle, Stonebwoy, Camidoh, KiDi, and King Promise.

This is the ‘Kwaku The Traveller’ hitmaker’s first VGMA Artiste of the Year win.

Despite winning the most coveted prize, Blacko also won other awards such as the Best Music Video Award, Most Popular Song of the Year and Best Hip-hop Song of the Year with Kwaku The Traveller.

Receiving his award, he thanked everyone that supported him throughout his career stating “I dedicate this award to my mother, father and to Konongo Zongo.”

He later sang the lyrics to Sad Boys Don’t Fold as a goodbye – “sending love to my rastas…We’ll be great ‘nti moda a monda’ (if you sleep, sleep well).

Black Sherif assured his fans to expect his new work in June.

One of the big contenders of the night Piesie Esther walked home with two awards namely Best Gospel Song with Waye Me Yie and the Best Gospel Artiste of the Year.

Stonebwoy also won the Best Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year Award and Best Afropop Song of the Year.

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