- Ghanaian artistes Black Sherif, Camidoh and Gyakie bag nomination for Headies Award 2023
- The talented artistes are competing for the West African Artiste of The Year category
- Aside from the three, The Therapist, a Librerian singer, is the only foreign competition in the category
Award-winning Ghanaian artistes Black Sherif, Camidoh and Gyakie have been nominated for Nigeria's prestigious Headies Award. The talented musicians would be competing for the Best African Artiste of The Year Award.
The global recognition of Ghana's vibrant music industry continues to soar as VGMA's Artiste of The Year, Black Sherif, Gyakie, and Camidoh, receive prestigious nominations for the highly anticipated 2023 Headies Awards.
This remarkable achievement and domination in the category by Ghanaian artistes highlights their exceptional talent, hard work, and the growing impact of Ghanaian music.
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According to Music Africa, this year’s awards will reward works released between January 2022 and March 2023.
See nominations for the Headies Award below:
Ghana music is not struggling
In an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh, music expert Chris Tsormana stated that Ghanaian music is performing in the global space. He stated that the new nomination at Headies proves that Ghanaian artistes are doing well in West Africa.
"When you look at the nominees, there are three Ghanaians out of the four selected artistes. This proves that Ghanaian music is not struggling. Nigeria has the numbers as compared to Ghana. Currently, Nigerian artistes are trying to compete with the likes of Jay Z and other American artistes.
But when you take away the current big stars from Nigeria, Ghana comes next as the African countries with the biggest songs and artistes. Black Shwerif has competed with the likes of Rema in some categories".
For the Headies, i think Black Sherif will win. His album, tour and stream numbers are impressing, he added.
Some Ghanaians reacted to the nomination of Black Sherif, Camidoh and Gyakie for the Headies Award
Some Ghanaians reacted positively to the news about the artistes' nominations, congratulating them for their hard work
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Back Sherif gets Germans singing as he performs at Summer Jam In Cologne
Black Sherif has showcased his talent in Ghana and beyond. The artiste was one of the headliners at the Summer Jam 2023 concert, which took place on Friday, June 30, in Cologne, Germany.
The Ghanaian musician opened the three-day event, which will conclude on July 3. Kwaku The Traveller and other songs from Black Sherif's tremendous hit list were performed.
Camidoh bags 2023 BET Best New International Act nomination, battles Asake and 7 others
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported earlier that Afrobeats musician, Camidoh had received a nomination for the 2023 BET Best New International Act.
Along with six other musicians, the singer of Sugarcane was nominated with Asake from Nigeria and Maureen from France.
George Britton, Camidoh's manager, posted on social media to honour the new achievement of his talent.
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