Ghanaian global star, Black Sherif, was adjudged the ‘West African Artiste of The Year’ at the 16th Headies Awards 2023.
This incredible achievement cements his position as a dominant force in West African music, with his distinct style and storytelling distinguishing him apart.
The category of ‘West African Artiste of the Year’ honored performers of West African heritage who made major contributions to the continent’s music scene during the year.
The musician outperformed fellow countrymen Camidoh, Gyakie, and others from West Africa.
When he accepted the medal, Black Sherif thanked his admirers all around Africa, especially those in his hometown of Konongo Zongo.
“Thank you so much to the fans, to the listeners. Thank you Headies, thank you Nigeria Thank you Ghana, thank you Konongo Zongo, I love you,” he said.
The 16th Headies Awards saw performances from Afrobeats stars like Ayra Starr, Asake, Rema, Victony, KCee, Oxlade, Johnny Drille, Blaqbonez, Spyro, Seyi Vibez and FireBoyDML.
The Headies Awards 2023, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, celebrated the rising prominence of African music on the global stage.