How Many Awards Has Sarkodie Won?

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By  | May 11, 2022, 07:12 AM  | Top of The

Michael Owusu Addo, better known by his stage name Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper and businessman. He is known as Africa's fastest rapper and has received numerous prizes for his work. 

His rapping skills have earned him a household name in Africa and other parts of the world. So exactly how many awards does Sarkodie have?

This is the greatest place to start for those interested in learning more about the man and what his music has helped him achieve.

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How many awards has Sarkodie won?

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Sarkodie has been in the music industry since 2005, and since his first album, he has received 158 nominations and won over 87 awards, including the following.

BET Awards, The Headies Awards, MOBO Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, Ghana Music Awards, All Africa Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards.

He won an award for his collaboration album with Jayso at the 4Style Music Video Awards, and the album was also nominated for a Ghana Music Award. At the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Sarkodie was named Best African Act.

Sarkology, the rapper's studio album, was published in 2014 and gained him prizes all over the world, as well as recognition. The rapper was nominated for four Ghana Music Awards, and he was nominated with Jay Z and Kanye West at the 2014 World Music Awards in New York. He was also nominated for the BET Awards' Best International Act category.

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Sarkodie is continually being recognized for his tremendous contributions to the music industry in Ghana and throughout Africa. The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards named him Artist of the Decade. Afrobeats Music Awards also honored the performer for his ongoing achievements.

Each time he released a new album, the musician began to receive awards. He finished the year with nearly 20 trophies, including some of his African Muzik magazine honors and the Headies.

So if you had the burning question “how many awards does Sarkodie have?” we hope you have found your answers.

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Sarkodie's Professional Life

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The rapper began his career as an undergraduate rapper, appearing on several rap battles, including Kasahare Level on Adom FM, where he began his adventure and became a champion in his Tema neighborhood. He met his manager Duncan Williams, the owner of Duncwills Entertainment, during these clashes.

Sarkodie was also fortunate to have met Edem, Castro, and other artists, who introduced him to Hammer of Last Two, the producer behind Obrafour, Timmy, Kwaw, Kesse, and Edem.

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The producer was delighted by Sarkodie's abilities and trusted his instincts when he included him on two tracks in Ewe's album Volta Regime in 2008.

Sarkodie grew in prominence as a result of this collaboration, and he began work on his debut album, "Ma Kye." His efforts on his debut album, which was produced by JaySo and Jill Beats, earned him honors. Baby became the album's biggest success, propelling Sarkodie into the spotlight.

At the Ghana Music Awards, the rapper was recognized for his debut album, which won Artist of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Hip Hop Artist of the Year, and Best Collaboration of the Year.

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