This comes hours after he emerged as the Best Male Musician at the 2022 Fashion Ghana Honors and Awards.
Black Sheriff won “Artist of the Year,” “New Artist” and “Hiplife Hip-Hop Song of the Year” with his hit song, Kwaku the Traveler and Most Popular Song of the Year.
He beat competition from King Promise, Kiddy, Sarkodie, Kwami Eugene, Akwaboh, Stoneboy, Celestine Donkor and Diana Hamilton to win the Most Desirable Artiste of the Year title.
That wasn’t the only award the singer took home that night, he also won Best New Artist of the Year, Highlife/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Highlife/Hip-Hop Song 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 Sheriff made waves in the Ghanaian music industry in 2019 and by 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 Sheriff attracted the attention of many international acts including Busta Rhymes, Burna Boy, DJ Khaled and others.
The award scheme seeks to promote the Ghanaian music industry abroad and recognize Ghanaian creatives abroad.
The night saw great performances by artists from Ghana and the UK.
Here is a list of winners.
- Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: Black Sheriff
- Hiplife/Hip-Hop Song of the Year: Weku The Traveler – Black Sheriff
- Highlife Song of the Year: Obia – Akwaboh Ft. Sina Sol
- Highlife Artist of the Year: Akwaboh
- Gospel Song of the Year: Only You – Celestine Donkor
- Gospel Artist of the Year: Diana Hamilton
- Reggae/Dancehall Artist of the Year: Stoneboy
- Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year: Touch It – Kiddie
- Afrobeats/Afro Pop Artist of the Year: Calvin Boy
- Afrobeats/Afro Pop Song of the Year: Sugar Cane – Camidoh ft. the phantom
- Male Vocalist of the Year: King Promise – Slowly
- Female Vocalist of the Year: Sina Soul – OMG
- Instrumentalist of the Year: Emmanuel Afre Jr.
- Songwriter of the Year: Akwaboh – Obia
- Rapper of the Year: Rollies and Cigars – Sarkodie
- Collaboration of the Year: Echoke – S3fa ft. Mr. Drew
- New Artist of the Year: To Black Sheriff
- Most popular song of the year: Kwaku The Traveler – Black Sheriff
- Artist of the Year: Black Sheriff
- African Artist of the Year: Barna Boy
- Uncovered Artist of the Year: To AC Bentil
- Music Video of the Year: Bad Gal – Mona 4Real (Directed by Rex)
- Most influential fan base of the year: Hundred Movement
- UK-Based DJ of the Year: DJ Fifi
- UK Based Uncovered Artist of the Year: Denny
- UK-Based Afrobeats/Afropop Artist of the Year: U.G
- UK-Based Afrobeat/Afropop Song of the Year: Hang Weave Me – Goldke
- UK-based hip-hop song of the year: 2 Chain – Heady One
- UK-based Highlife Song of the Year: Ghana – Ohne
- UK-Based Artist of the Year: NSG
- UK-based New Artist of the Year: Fresh Andy
- UK-Based Gospel Song of the Year: Shida – Yvonne Asamoah-Tawaya
- UK-based worship song of the year: You’re Alone – Alice McKenzie
- UK-Based Gospel Artiste of the Year: Samuel Say
- UK Based Collaboration of the Year: Makosa – DJ Nore ft UG x Kwamina MP
- UK Based Producer of the Year: Zool
- Ghanaian European Song of the Year: Special – Nana Fofi
- Best Ghanaian European Artist: DayVybz
- Producer of the Year: Kaywa
- Alternative Song of the Year: Sad Girls Love Money Remix – Amara ft. Molly & Kali Uchis
- UK Music Video of the Year: 2 Chain – Heady One
- Ghanaian Contemporary Law: Santrophy
- Best International Cultural Act: Della Batri and Hewale Sounds
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Reggie Rockstone
- Special Recognition Award: Tick (Ghana) Zorro King (UK