In a dazzling and star-studded event, Black Sherif emerged as the ‘Man of the Year (Music)’ at the 8th annual Emy Africa Awards, solidifying his place in the pantheon of musical excellence. This prestigious event, which honors distinguished gentlemen in various fields for their remarkable contributions to society, took place in Accra, Ghana.
Black Sherif’s victory was hard-fought, as he competed against some of the industry’s biggest stars, including Stonebwoy, Camidoh, KiDi, and King Promise. The Emy Africa Awards, now in its 8th edition, has consistently recognized exceptional talent across diverse sectors and paid tribute to individuals who have significantly impacted society through their work.
The Emy Africa Awards, founded by the Emy Africa Magazine, is known as one of Africa’s most prestigious awards events. It celebrates outstanding contributions to society and brings together luminaries from all walks of life, including entertainment, politics, business, and more.
Over the years, the Emy Africa Awards have honored renowned personalities who have left indelible marks on society, such as ex-President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor, Togbe Afede XIV, His Eminence Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, and Sir Sam Jonah. Notably, the event does not limit its recognition to men alone, as it also highlights women who have made positive impacts on society.
Some of the impactful women who have received Emy Africa Awards recognition in the past include Marufatu Abiola Bawuah, Ellen Hagan, Patricia Obo-Nai, and Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann. These women have shown that their contributions are equally valuable and deserve recognition alongside their male counterparts.
Black Sherif’s win at the Emy Africa Awards underscores the growing influence and talent in the Ghanaian music industry. As the ‘Man of the Year (Music),’ he joins a prestigious list of past winners who have been acknowledged for their outstanding achievements.