By Fortune Ibeh
Many people have been asked this question and failed to give the right answer, well let me update you on the top 10 most awarded artiste in the continent of Africa.
Hey there check them below.
Now let’s go unravel the truth now and see who is topping the list.
Michael Owusu Addo, with the stage name Sarkodie, is Ghanaian singer, rapper, producer and songwriter. The artiste who came to limelight in 2005 with his single “I’m in luv with you” and has consistently delivered hit songs with artiste across the globe such as “Pain killer” featuring Runtown, “Said” feat Nasty C, “Non-living thing” feat Oxlade and many more.
He has clinched numerous awards from BET awards for best international act: Africa, Ghana Music Awards, and African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), amongst others through his music.
The Ghanaian entrepreneur and owner of Sarkcess music record label has attracted 108 awards to himself and is Africa’s most awarded artiste.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in 2010 with his hit single “holla at your boy” and has rising to being the king of Afrobeat, breaking boundaries and topping major billboards across the world.
Starboy is recognized as one of Africa’s most awarded artiste, with a collection of 80 awards in his cabinet. His awards include series of MOBO Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, BET Awards for Best International Act and one of Nigeria Grammy Award Winners.
3. Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. with stage name Shatta Wale, is a Ghanaian dancehall artiste and a legend in the Ghana Music Industry. That has featured with many colleagues in Ghana and outside Ghana.
His unique blend of reggae, dancehall and afrobeats has earned him a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim. He has multiple Ghana Music Awards, African Entertainment Awards USA and International Reggae and World Music Awards, with an impressive compilation of 72 Awards.
4. Angelique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo, mama Africa is a Beninese Singer-Songwriter and one of Africa Grammy Awardee, she also has a huge influence in the African Music Industry. She has remained consistent for decades and has garnered so many recognition in the Global Music Stage with her name featuring on multiple Grammy Awards, BET Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards and World Music Awards. And have a total of 67 awards to her name.
5. Burna boy
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, is a Nigerian Singer and Songwriter, the African Giant as he calls himself, has a unique music style called the Afro-Fusion with a mix of Reggae and Dancehall. The music act has garnered widespread recognition and has his music going great guns Globally.
Burna Boy has been honoured with a total of 54 awards.
He also has multiple bet awards, MTV Africa Music Awards and Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Others include 2baba with 51 Awards, Davido with a total of 48 Awards, Akon, D’banj and Diamond Platnumz with 36, 29 and 28 awards respectively.