So lets talk music Awards in Africa. We could see many Africans search for the most awarded artist in Africa, and more stuffs related to that.
That’s why we present to you list of Africa’s most awarded musicians below.
From facts we gathered from our research from the media and the musicians we here by conclude the five artists below are the most awarded musicians in Africa as of 2018:
Table Of Contents
- 5. Diamond Platnumz – 64 Awards Won
- 4. Tuface – 72 Awards Won
- 3. Wizkid – 76 Awards
- 2. Sarkodie – 82 Awards
- 1. Davido – 109 Awards
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5. Diamond Platnumz – 64 Awards Won
Naseeb Abdul Juma, popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He has had several hit songs including “Number One” which he featured Nigerian artiste Davido. Diamond won numerous awards at Channel O and the HiPipo Music Awards. He performed at the Big Brother Africa 7 eviction show in May 2012.
Diamond is considered influential among his fans, and is said to be the most loved and decorated East and Central African artist at the moment.
On 3 May 2014, Diamond Platnumz set a new record at the Tanzania Music Awards by winning 7 awards, including Best Male Writer, Best Male Artist, Best Song Writer and Best Male Entertainer of the Year. The previous record was set by 20%, a recording artist who walked away with 5 awards at the 2011 Tanzania Music Awards where diamond left empty handed.Prior to accomplishments, Diamond held the record for winning 3 awards at the 2010 Tanzania Music Awards.
Total Awards won by Diamond Platnumz
From our research Diamond Platnumz has received over 60 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
4. Tuface – 72 Awards Won
Tuface is one of the most versatile and talented musician in the Nigerian music industry. He was once Nigeria’s and Africa’s most awarded artiste.
Born Innocent Ujah Idibia in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria,he is popularly known by his stage name 2Face.
Tuface 2Face Idibia is a singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.
Innocent Ujah Idibia adopted the stage name “2Face” (Tuface) in 1996,according to him the reason for this is that he was trying to demarcate my personal life with my business life.
2baba is one of the most decorated Afro pop artists in Africa. In this article we will take a look at some of the awards won by Tuface 2Face Idibia.
Total Awards won by 2face
From our 2Baba Tuface (2face) has received over 70 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
2Baba has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.
3. Wizkid – 76 Awards
Wizkid is a very popular African artist from Nigeria, with a lot of Accolades.
He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.
In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.
Moreover, he became the first Afrobeats artist to appeared in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to Drake’s hit song “One Dance”. One of the top musicians in africa
Wizkid is the recipient of a BET Award, two MOBO Awards, five The Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, six Nigeria Entertainment Awards,one Grammy Award two Ghana Music Awards, two Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards, and a Future Award. In addition, he has been nominated four times at the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as four times at the World Music Awards.
Total Awards won by Wizkid
From our research Wizkid has received over 70 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
2. Sarkodie – 82 Awards
Michael Owusu Addo, professionally known as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian hip hop recording artist and entrepreneur from Tema.
He won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2012 BET Awards, and was nominated in the same category at the 2014 BET Awards. In 2015, Sarkodie was ranked the 19th most Influential Ghanaian by e.tv Ghana. He is considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance. Sarkodie is often named as one of Africa’s greatest hip hop artists.
Ghanaian rapper and hiplife artist As of 2018 rapper Sarkodie has received over 80 awards from over 140 nominations, including 21 Ghana Music Awards. Makye, his debut studio album, won him three awards at both the 4Syte TV Music Video Awards and Ghana Music Awards. The album also earned him a nomination at the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards. Rapperholic, his second studio album, earned him accolades at the 2012 editions of the BET Awards, The Headies, Ghana Music Awards, National Youth Achievement Awards, MOBO Awards, and Channel O Music Video Awards.
Total Awards won by Sarkodie
From our research Sarkodie has received over 80 popular and reputable awards in total as of 2018.
1. Davido – 109 Awards
Davido is a Nigerian recording artist. As of December 2017, he has received a total of 109 awards from about 150 nominations.
Many believe Davido to be Africa’s biggest artist of the moment.
He is the recipient of a BET Award, a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, 2 MTV Africa Music Awards, 2 African Muzik Magazine Awards, 5 The Headies Awards, 7 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and 2 Dynamix All Youth Awards 4 BillBoards Awards.
Total Awards won by Davido
From our research Davido has received over 100 popular and reputable awards in total from several African countries for several things as of 2018.
Davido is the most Awarded African Musician of the moment
Davido is also Nigeria’s most awarded artist.