Sarkodie Is The Most Awarded Musician In Africa


Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has received a total of 92 awards with 165 nominations including 22 Ghana Music Awards.
A year ago, Wizkid tweeted and agreed that rapper Sarkodie was a legend and mentioned should they bring his awards and that of Burna Boy and Davido together they can’t still sum up to Sarkodie’s number.

Sarkodie’s Maakye album won him 3 awards at 4syte TV music video awards and Ghana Music Award. His Maakye album also got him a nomination at 2010 MTV Africa music Awards. His Rapperholic Album which was his second album also got nominations from about six events which included BET Award.

Sarkodie’s third album T.M.T also attracted an award from 4Stye TV music awards in 2013 and also a nomination from the Ghana Music Awards. The “Oofeetso” hitmaker has also been awarded for the Best African Act in 2013 by the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Sarkodie’s “sarkology” won him several awards which included MTV music Awards, Ghana Music Award, Independent Muisc Award, 4Stye Music video award and Headies Award. In 2014, he received a nomination from BET Awards and was nominated 4 times by the World Music Aawrds in 2014.

Sarkodie also in 2013 won Best West African Act at the 2013 Caribbean American and African Nations Music Awards. Moreover, he won Best Rap Act at the 2014 African Muzik Magazine Awards. Sarkodie also won two awards for the singles “Love Rocks” and “Enemies”. Based on his consistency in Ghana music Sarkodie won artiste of the decade award in the just ended Vodafone Ghana music awards 2019.

Awards and nominations

BET Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Best International Act: Africa Won
2014 Nominated
2015 Nominated

BET Hip Hop Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 Sarkodie Best International Flow Won

MTV Europe Music Award

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Best Worldwide Act Nominated

EMY Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Sarkodie Best Entertainer Won

3 Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2018 Sarkodie Hiplife/Hiphop Act Of The Year Won
2018 Highest Album Of The Year[7] Won
2018 Overdose Best Video Won
2018 Fancy Gadam and Sarkodie Best Collaboration Won
2020 Sarkodie Hiplife/Hiphop Act Of The Year Won
2020 Sarkodie Music Man Of The Year[8] Won
2020 Who Da Man Best Rap Performance Won
2020 Sarkodie and Efya Best Collaboration Won
2020 Sark Nation Fan Army Of The Year Won

Daf BAMA Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 Sarkodie Best African Act Won

Ghana Event Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 Rapperholic concert Ghana’s Favourite Event Won

Ghana Entertainment Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2018 Sarkodie Hiplife/Rap Act Won
2018 Highest Album Of The Year Nominated
2018 Sarkodie Best Male Act Won
2018 Sarkodie Best Entertainer Of The Year Nominated
2018 Sarkodie Best Collaboration Nominated

MTV Africa Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2010 Sarkodie Best Anglophone Nominated
2014 Sarkodie Best Hip Hop Won
2015 Sarkodie Best Male Nominated
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All Africa Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2018 Sarkodie Best Male Artist Inspirational Music Won

YouTube Sub Sahara Africa Creator Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Sarkodie Top Subscribed Channel Ghana Won

Ghana Music Honors

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015 Himself Artist Of The Year Won
2017 Himself Best Male Artist Honour Won

Africa Entertainment Legend Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Sarkodie African Legend Artist Of The Year Won

The Future Africa Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Himself Prize in Entertainment Nominated

Ovation Red Carol & Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Non-Nigerian artist of the year Won

African Entertainment Awards USA

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 Sarkodie Best Hiphop Artist Won

HiPipo Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 Sarkodie Africa HipHop Maestro Won

Ben Tv Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Himself African Artist Of The Year Won

The Headies

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 Sarkodie Best African Artiste N/A
2012 African Artist of the Year Won
2014 Won
2015[26] Won
2016 Best African Artiste N/A

Caribbean American and African Nations Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 Sarkodie Best West African Act Won

National Youth Achievement Award

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Award for achievement in music Won

Afrobeats Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015 Sarkodie Afrobeats Music Awards – Outstanding Contribution To The Growth & Development Of African Music Globally Won

Independent Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 “Illuminati” Rap/Hip-Hop – Song Won

Ghana Music Awards UK

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Sarkodie Best Rapper Won
Artist Of The Year Nominated
Mary Album Of The Year Nominated
Jupitar and Sarkodie Best Dancehall Collaboration Won
2017 Sarkodie Best Rapper Won
Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist Of The Year Won
Pain Killer Best Music Video Won
RNS Hiplife Song Of The Year Won
2018 “Light it up”
(featuring Jay So)
Best Rapper of the year Nominated
2019 Sarkodie Best Rapper Nominated
Hiplife Artist Of The Year Nominated
Artist Of The Year Nominated
Can’t Let You Go Best Music Video Of The Year Won
Popular Song Of The Year Nominated
Hiplife Song Of The Year Nominated

Museke Online African Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2010 Sarkodie New artist of the year Won

SoundCity Music Video Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2018 Sarkodie Best Hiphop Nominated
African Artist Of The Year Nominated
Best Male MVP Nominated
Pain Killer Best Collaboration Won
2010 Lay Away Best Collaboration In A Music Video Won

Bass Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015 Sarkodie and Samini Best Reggae Collaboration Won
Jupitar and Sarkodie Best Dancehall Collaboration Won

Ghana Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 Himself Artiste Of The Decade Won
Hip Hop/Hip Life artist of the year Nominated
Best Rapper Nominated
Artist of the year N/A
Bibii Ba Hip hop song of the yea Nominated
Music Video Of The Year Nominated
Cant Let You Go Song of the year N/A
Hip life song of the year Nominated
Best Collaboration of the yea Nominated
2018 Himself Hip Hop/Hip Life artist of the year Won
Best Rapper Won
Artist of the year Nominated
Light It Up Hip hop song of the year Nominated
Pain Killer Song of the year Nominated
Hip life song of the year Nominated
Best Collaboration of the year Nominated
Glory Record of the year Nominated
2017 Himself Hip Hop/Hip Life artist of the year Won
Best Rapper Nominated
Artist of the year Nominated
Trumpet Hip hop song of the year Nominated
RNS Song of the year Nominated
Hip life song of the year[41] Nominated
2016 Himself Best rapper[42] Won
Hip hop/Hip Life artist of the year[42] Nominated
Artist of the year[42] Nominated
Hand to mouth Hip hop song of the year[42] Won
Bra Record of the year[42] Won
Mary Album of the year[42] Nominated
2015 Himself Hiplife/Hip pop artist of the year[43] Won
Adonai Best collaboration of the year[43] Won
Vodafone song of the year[43] Won
2014 Himself Artiste of the Year[44] Nominated
Hiplife/ Hip Hop Artiste of the Year[45] Won
Best Rapper of the Year[45] Won
“Tonga”
(Joey B featuring Sarkodie)
Vodafone Song of the Year[44] Nominated
“Down On One”
(Sarkodie featuring Fuse ODG)
Nominated
Best Collaboration of the Year[44] Nominated
Sarkology Album of the Year[45] Won
“Illuminati” Hip hop Song of the Year[45] Won
2013 “Azonto Fiesta”
(with Appietus & Kesse)
Best Collaboration of the Year[46] Nominated
Song Of The Year[46] Nominated
Hip Life Song Of The Year[46] Nominated
“Pizza and Burger”
(with Jayso)
Hip Hop Song of the Year[46] Nominated
“Treat Her Royal”
(Kesse featuring Sarkodie)
Highlife Song Of The Year[46] Nominated
2012 Himself Artist of the Year[47] Won
Hiplife/Hiphop Artist Of The Year[48] Nominated
Best Rapper Of The Year[47] Won
“U Go Kill Me”
(featuring EL)
Hiplife Song of the Year[48] Nominated
“Sweetieo”
(Raquel featuring Sarkodie)
Best Collaboration Of The Year[48] Nominated
“I’m In Love With You”
(featuring Efya)
Nominated
“U Go Kill Me”
(featuring EL)
Nominated
Most Popular Song of the Year[47] Won
Rapperholic Album of the Year[48] Nominated
“I’m In Love With You”
(featuring Efya)
Hip hop Song Of The Year[48] Nominated
Record of the Year[48] Nominated
2010 Sarkodie Ghana Artiste of the Year [49] Won
Ghana Discovery of the Year [49] Won
Ghana Hiplife/Hiphop artiste of the Year [49] Won
Album of the Year [49] Won
Ghana Best Rapper of the Year[29] Won
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City People Entertainment Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Himself Musician of the Year (Male)[50][51] Nominated
2013 Nominated

MOBO Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Best African Act[52] Nominated
2017 Sarkodie Best African Act [53][54] Nominated

MOGO Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Mary Best Album[55] Won

Nigeria Entertainment Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Sarkodie Pan African Artist or Group of the Year
2013 Western African Artist or Group of the Year
2014 African Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian)
2015 Sarkodie African Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian)
2018 Sarkodie Best African Male Artist (Non-Nigerian)

World Music Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Himself World’s Best Male Artist[56] Nominated
World’s Best Live Act[56] Nominated
World’s Best Entertainer[56] Nominated
Sarkology World’s Best Album[56] Nominated

African Muzik Magazine Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Himself Best Male West Africa[57] Nominated
Best Rap Act[58] Won
2017 Himself Best Rap Act[59] Won

4syte Music Video Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 “Sarkodie”[60][61] Life Time Achievement Won
“Bibiiba”[62][63] Best Hip Hop Video Won
Best Photography Nominated
Best Directed Video Nominated
“Can’t Let You Go”
(featuring “King Promise”)
Best Hiplife Video Nominated
Best Male Video Won
Most Influential Nominated
2017 “Overdose”[64][65] Overall Best Video Won
Best Photography Nominated
Best Hip Hop Video Nominated
Best Directed Video Nominated
“Come To Me”
(featuring “Bobbi Lewis”)
Best Collaboration Video Won
Best Male Video Nominated
Best Edited Video
“Pain Killer”
(featuring “Runtown”)
Most Popular Video Nominated
2015 Special Someone”[66][67] Best Collaboration Video Won
2014 Adonai”[68][69] Best Hip Life Video Won
Most Influential Artist
2013 “Illuminati”[70][71] Best Directed Video Won
Most Popular Video
Best Hip Hop Video
Overall Best Video/ Most Influential Artiste
Best Male Video Nominated
Best Photography
Best Edited Video
“I’m In Luv With Ur Girlfriend”
(Jayso featuring Efya and Sarkodie)[72]
Best Collaboration Video
Best Story Line Video Won
“Hallelujah”
(featuring Viviane Chidid)
Best Collaboration Video N/A
2012 “Saa Okodie No”
(featuring Obrafour)
Best Hip Life Video Won
Best Directed Video Nominated
Best Collaboration Video Nominated
Best African Act Video Nominated
Overall Best Video Nominated
“U Go Kill Me”
(featuring E.L)
Best Choreography Video Nominated
“Bebree”
(Herty Borngreat featuring Sarkodie)
Best Gospel Video Nominated
2011 “Lay Away”
(featuring Sway and Jayso)
Best Hip Hop Video[73] Won
Best Editing[73] Won
Best Directed Video[74] Nominated
“Ajiee”
(R2Bees, Sarkodie and Nana Boroo)
Best Collaboration Video[73] Won
“Sue” Best Hip Life Video
(Stay J featuring Sarkodie and Dr. Cryme)[74]
Nominated
“Ambulance”
(Wutah Kobby featuring Sarkodie)
Best Special Effects[74] Nominated
2010 “Borga”
(featuring Jay Town)
Best Editing Won
Best Hip Life Video Nominated
Best Collaboration Video Nominated
“Babe”
(Sarkodie featuring Mugeez)
Best Photography Won
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Ghana Kids Choice Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Sarkodie Best Rapper[75] Won

Channel O Music Video Awards

 
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 “Saa Okodie No”
(featuring Obrafour)
Most Gifted West African Video of the Year[76] Nominated
2014 “Illuminati”[77] Most Gifted Male Nominated
Most Gifted Video of the Year Nominated

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