See All List Of Awards Won By Shatta Wale

See All List Of Awards Won By Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale Awards

In this article we will provide you with all list of awards won by Shatta Wale since making his debut in the Ghana music industry as well as his Biography, Early career and Personal life.

Shatta Wale Biography

Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall musician who began his career in 2004. He was born on October 17, 1984 in Accra, Ghana to Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Madam Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His father is a politician, businessman and legal practitioner. 

Shatta Wale finished primary school in 1999 at Seven Great Princess Academy in Dansoman. He continued his education at Winneba secondary school from 1999 to 2002 after successfully completing his basic education.He is best known for his singles “Dancehall King,” “My Level,” “We Taking Over,” and “On God,” among others. He rebranded himself from “Bandana” to Shatta Wale in 2013 after going down the drain and burying himself for ten years.

Shatta Wale has been a consistent arist in the music industry since the release of his “Dancehall King” song in 2014, which earned him the artist of the year award at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He broke every rule in the Ghanaian industry to build his own empire, Shatta Movement, and introduced the SM 4LYF symbol. Fans on the street began to fall in love with his songs, and he received a lot of support from them.

Shatta Wale was supported massively by the fans on the street who always related to his songs that about the struggles and pains from trenches to motivate them. He is also known to be a controversial Artist who has had a series of beef with his compatriots with the likes of Samini, Criss Waddle, Wizkid, Kwaw Kese, Yaa Pono, Kaaki, Tic Tac among others.

Since then, the Shatta Movement boss has been one of Ghana’s biggest exports, winning both local and international awards and endorsement deals with brands such as Guiness Ghana, Boss Baker Beef Roll, Rush Energy Drink, Storm Energy Drink, and others. 

He was the first Ghanaian to organise a digital event on YouTube, dubbed the Faith Concert. The event was held to inspire Ghanaians and the rest of the world to fight the COVID-19 epidemic. The Ghanaian Ministry of Communications chose him and highlife musician Kuami Eugene as the headliners for the COVID-19 app virtual launch concert on Monday, April 13, 2020. 

On Saturday, October 17, 2020, he celebrated his 36th birthday at his East Legon home with a large birthday party attended by family and friends.

In 2019, Shatta Wale collaborated with American female singer Beyoncé on a song titled “Already” on her “The Lion King Album,” which caught many Ghanaians off guard.

The song “Already” was widely accepted and made waves after music fans and lovers chose it the best song from Beyonce’s album. The song was named “Best Collaboration” at the 2020 Break Tudo Awards and “Best Collaboration of the Year” at the 2022 Urban Music Awards and became the first Ghanaian musician to be Internationally awarded by RIAA. 

 Following his collaboration with Beyoncé, which remains one of the biggest projects to ever happen in the Ghana music industry. Shatta Wale announced the release of an album titled Gift Of Album, which best describes how he wants to showcase his God-given talent to the world.The album, which is still in the works, has gained huge popularity due to some top-tier artists who may appear on it, including Vybz Kartel, Efya Nokturnal, Medikal, and others.

Shatta Wale was arrested in October 2021 for causing fear and panic after a prophet predicted that he would die. He later turned himself at the police station after police declared him wanted. He was arrested by Ghana Police and remanded in prison for two weeks before being granted $100,000 bail on self-recognizance.

After serving two weeks in prison, Shatta Wale released a song titled “Jail Man” in which he talks about his struggles in prison and how he laid down his life for others in order for pastors to stop giving false prophecies. He went ahead and drop a song titled “On God” which flew everywhere and undoubtedly became one of the biggest song in 2022.

On Friday, March 19, 2023, Shatta Wale made a surprise announcement of new album titled “Maali”. The album consists of ten of songs, all produced by Shatta Wale’s recording studio, Damaker and its describe by the Shatta Movement boss as “Purely Dancehall” flavored.

It includes legendary Jamaican dancehall heavyweight Vybz Kartel, who is the only artist featured on the album with a song “Mansa Musa,” which everyone thought would be on his impending “Gift of God” album.

Taking it, Inna Real Life, They Will Know, Heartless, Did My Time, Afrikan Kylie, Killa  Weapon, Richer than Last Year, Show Mi are the other songs performed solo on the Maali album

Below is a list of all awards won by Shatta Wale since becoming a star.

2014 

  • Best reggae/ dancehall video (4Syte tv Music Video Awards)
  • Most popular video (4Syte tv Music Video Awards)
  • African artiste of the year (Nigeria Entertainment Awards)
  • Artiste of the year (Ghana Music Awards)
  • Reggae and dancehall song of the year (Ghana Music Awards)
  • Best performer of the year (BASS Awards)
  • Best video dancehall (BASS Awards)
  • Dancehall artiste of the year (BASS Awards)
  • Best new entertainer (IRAWMA Awards)
  • Jigwe musician of the year (Jigwe Awards)
  • DJ’S song of the year (Ghana DJ Awards)

2015

  • Publisher’s choice award (3G Awards)
  • People’s choice male musician (GN Bank Awards)

2016

  • Artiste with the best social media (Blogging and Social Media Awards)
  • Golden discovery (Golden Movie Awards)
  • Best song of the year (African Europe DJ Awards – Italy)
  • African male artiste of the year (Nigeria Entertainment Awards)
  • Dancehall artiste of the year (AFRIMMA Awards)
  • Ghana musician of the year- male (City People Entertainment Award)
  • Best dancehall artiste (African Entertainment Awards- US)
  • Best African song/ entertainer (IRAWMA Awards)
  • Best dancehall icon of the year (Ghana Kids Choice Awards)
  • Best international act (African Royal Awards)
  • DJ’s song of the year (Ghana DJ Awards)
  • Music producer of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Most popular song of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Reggae/ dancehall artiste of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Artiste of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Best African reggae/ dancehall video (WhatsUp African Music Video Awards)
  • Best reggae/dancehall video (4Syte Music Video Awards)
  • Most influential artiste (4Syte Music Video Awards)
  • Art for peace of the year (Ghana Peace Awards)
  • People’s choice of the year (Muzato Emmerson Music Awards)

2017

  • Best producer (Ghana Music Honors)
  • Best male act (Ghana Naija Showbiz Awards)
  • Best song (Ghana Entertainment Awards USA)
  • Best entertainer (Ghana Entertainment Awards USA)
  • Artiste of the year (African Pride Awards)
  • Best event set up (Ghana Events Awards)
  • Afro beats song of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Collaboration of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Artiste of the year (Ghana Music Awards UK)
  • Reggae/ dancehall artiste of the year (Eastern Music Awards)
  • Best dancehall artiste (African Entertainment Awards – US)
  • Favourite male musician (People’s Celebrity Awards)
  • Ultimate people’s celebrity (People’s Celebrity Awards)
  • Most Popular video (4Syte Music Video Awards)

2018

  • Song of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Song writer of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Facebook star of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Male act of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Best collaboration of the year (Ghana Music Awards)
  • Best dancehall act (African Entertainment Awards – US)
  • Best song ( Ghana Entertainment Awards – US)
  • Best collaboration (Ghana Entertainment Awards –US)
  • Best entertainer (Ghana Entertainment Awards –US)

2019

  • Best African music video (Ugandan Music Excellence Awards)
  • Viral song of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Reggae/ dancehall song of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Digital artiste of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Fan army of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Reggae/dancehall act of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Music video of the year (3 Music Awards)
  • Song of the year (3 Music Awards) 
  • Male act of the year (3 Music Awards)

2020

  • Artiste of the Year – Africa Choice Awards 2020
  • Best Collaboration of the Year – Break Tudo Awards 2020

2021

  • Best Virtual Entertainer of the Year – International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) 

2022

  • Best Collaboration of the Year – Urban Music Awards

FAQs:

How many awards has Shatta Wale won in Total?

Shatta Wale has won over 81 awards since 2004. Over 139 award shows have also nominated him. After changing his name to Shatta Wale, he became widely recognized as one of Ghanaian most awarded and celebrated musicians.

How many Awards Has Shatta Wale Won

Shatta Wale has won 83 awards since his debut in 2004. He has been nominated for over 139 awards, both locally and internationally. His most recent award came in 2022, when he won “Best Collaboration” at the 2022 Urban Music Awards for his song “Already” by Beyoncé.

Who is Shatta Wale’s father?

Shatta Wale’s father is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr who is known to be a business man and legal practitioner.

Who is Shatta Wale’s mother?

Shatta Wale’s mother is known by the name Madam Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. The mother and father of the African dancehall king reportedly got divorced.

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Eben Mugeez

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