Black Sherif, a gifted artist, was the lone act from Ghana to steal the show at the 2023 Headies Awards, which were held over the weekend in the United States of America (USA).
Celebrating African Renaissance served as the topic for the 16th annual Headies Awards, which honor outstanding accomplishments in the Nigerian music business.
Numerous A-list performers who were presented with honors were there that evening. But Black Sherif’s outstanding victory was the star of the show.
The West African Artiste of the Year award went to Black Sherif, better known by his stage name Blacko.
Black Sherif won the title of ‘Best West African Artiste of the Year’, at the 16th Nigerian Headies ceremony, which took place in Atlanta, USA.
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This acknowledgement highlights his musical prowess and a run of top-charting tunes that have connected with music fans across the world.
Along with Camidoh and Gyakie, Blacko was nominated in the African Artiste of the Year category, but Rema from Nigeria won the honor.
As Black Sherif magnificently stormed the stage to receive his well-deserved prize, the audience enthusiastically cheered and applauded upon hearing of his triumph.
Black Sherif thanked his supporters for their encouragement in his acceptance speech.
“Thank you so much to the fans, listeners, thank you to the Headies, Nigeria, thank you to Ghana, and Konongo Zongo” he said.
Before accepting the prize, Blacko dazzled the crowd at the Cobb Energy Performing Centre in Atlanta, USA, with a spellbinding performance.
His win is not only a personal triumph but also a source of pride for music enthusiasts in Ghana and across the African continent.
Watch his performance at the Headies below
Black Sherif’s performance at the headies awards in ATL 🇺🇸❤️🧳pic.twitter.com/yo04NUrsPV
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