Ghanaian multiple award-winning and performing artist, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr famously known in showbiz circles as Shatta Wale bags home award at the just ended International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).


The prestigious awards festival which took place on Sunday night, May 16 2021, saw the reggae and dancehall artist won the award for the “Best Virtual Entertainer of the year” category over selected contestants including; Agent Sasco, Beenie Man & Bounty Killer (Verzuz), Buju Banton and Capleton.


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The program also featured world incredible and top-notch reggae and music entertainers like Ziggy Marley, Beenie Man, Gramps Morgan, Master KG, among several others of which Shatta Wale was the only African artiste to perform alongside the aforementioned Jamaican reggae superstars.


After several weeks of his absence on social media which sparked a lot of rumours about his health, the self-acclaimed dancehall king was captured on camera on Sunday night celebrating his success and praising the IRAWMA officials.

He also applauded his fellow colleagues, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy for their nominations.


His fans across the world also joined in his celebration in the comment section of his post. Two years ago, Shatta Wale grabbed two awards “Best Video of the Year” with his hit song “Gringo” and “Afro Beats Artist of the Year” at the 37th edition of IRAWMA which made the country so proud of him. The was awarded “Best Video of the Year” with his hit song “Gringo” and “Afro Beats Artist of the Year”.


Congratulations once again to Shatta Wale for his remarkable achievement.


Sarkodie’s  Black Love Virtual Concert powered by Ceek  Wins ‘Best Virtual Showcase/ Concert Of The Year’ At the just ended International Reggae & World Music Awards


Sarkodie’s Black Love Virtual Concert Wins ‘Best Virtual Showcase/ Concert Of The Year’


Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie bags home award at the just ended International Reggae & World Music Awards which took place on Sunday evening, May 16, 2021.


He won the award for the ‘Best Virtual Showcase/Concert of The Year’ with the 2020 ‘Black Love Virtual Concert’ powered by Ceek.


 ‘CEEK is a streaming platform for Virtual Events and Experiences featuring the biggest names in music, sports and entertainment.’

Other IRAWMA Nominees & Attendees Include Ziggy Marley, Diamond Platnumz, Sean Paul, Buju Bantan, Davido, Shatta Wale, Bounty Killer and more.


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It is no surprise that that  ‘Black Love Virtual Concert’ has won 3 different awards considering how amazing and unique the Ceek event was.

It has been deemed the most unique virtual concert not only in Africa, but around the world as well. Black Love concert presented by Ceek has earned Sarkodie prestigious nominations and awards such as “Performer Of The Year” award at this year’s 3 Music Awards, ‘

Event of the Year’ at Entertainment Achievement Awards and now, ‘Best Virtual Showcase/ Concert Of The Year’ at the 39th edition of IRAWMA.


Once again congratulations are in order to SarkCeek!


Congratulations are in order!

Sarkodie’s Black Love Virtual Concert Powered By Ceek has been nominated for Best Virtual Showcase/Concert category.

Black Love Virtual Concert is deemed the best and the most talked about virtual concert in 2020. Sarkodie’s maiden edition of a virtual concert was streamed on the on August 16th 2020.


The lineup included Shatta Wale, Efya, highlife legend Amakye Dede, King Promise, Prince Bright, Sista Afia, Kidi, Joey B, Akwaboah and more

Sarkodie’s nomination is not surprising at all because people can’t stop talking about how unique and amazing the virtual concert looked.

The all-time favourite rapper’s Black Love virtual concert pulled huge audience from around the world.


Despite it being held virtually, without the presence of audience due to restrains the deadly Coronavirus pandemic imposed on our social lives, fans and music lovers massively enjoyed themselves as well as feeling interactive from the comforts of their homes.

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Due to the fear of the widespread of Covid 19, this year’s edition of the major festival will be organised in Jamaica virtually on May 02, 2021.

It will be held under the theme under the theme, ‘Reggae/World Music Rise’.

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International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA) is organised annually. 2021 marks the 39th edition.

IRAWMA was founded in 1982 to celebrate and honour the achievements and influence of reggae and professionals such as songwriters, performers, promoters and singers.

As part of the celebration, a variety of musicians and entertainers around the world are set to perform. People around the world are also expected to cheer nominees and Winners for the various music genres.

Public voting which began on Monday, March 20 continues through to Tuesday, April 20 at 12 O’clock midnight.

VOTE FOR  Sarkodie’s The Black Love virtual concert – Best Virtual Showcase/Concert

The awards will include the Special Awards: Josef Bogdanovich set to receive  Philanthropist Award and Legendary Reggae icon Ziggy Marley for IRAWMA Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

Other nominees include:

Buju Banton, Popcaan, Koffee, Stonebwoy, Gramps Morgan, Shatta Wale, Davido, Burna boy Skip Marley, Shaggy

Diamond Platnumz – Best Afrobeat Entertainer

Buffalo Souljah – South Africa

Shatta Wale – Ghana

Stonebwoy – Ghana

Patoranking – Nigeria and more


Credit: Sarkodie | Ceek | IRAWMA