MICHAEL OWUSU ADDO
his stage name Sarkodie or Obidiponbidi, is a recording hip-life and hip-hop artiste and a brand ambassador from Tema,
in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. He has many achievements associated to
his name in the music industry in Ghana and basically one of the best in
history.Many Ghanaians recognize him as one of the leading hip hop and hiplife
artists in the country. He is considered one of the major artiste who brought of
the Azonto genre and dance back to life in Ghana and the world at large.
Awards and Nominations
Awards and Achievements
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Editing Video
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Editing Video, Best Collaborating Video
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards: Artiste of the Year, Most Popular Song of the year (U Go Kill Me), Best Rapper of The Year.
BET Awards: Best International Act – Africa.
Headies Awards (Nigeria): African Artiste of the Year.
National Youth Achievers Award: Award for Achievement in Music
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Hip-Life Video
Best story line video
Ghana Music Awards: Hip-life/Hip-hop Artist of the year, Best Rapper of the year, Album of the year, Hip hop song of the year
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Hip-Life Video, Most Influential Artiste
The Headies: African Artiste of the Year
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Hip-life Video, Best Collaboration Video, Best Photography
MTV African Music Awards: Best Anglophone
4stye TV Music Video Awards: Best Hip-Life Video, Best Special Effects (all are Collaborations)
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Directed Video, Best Collaboration Video, Best African Act Video, Overall Best Video, Best Choreography Video, Best Gospel Video (Collaboration)
Ghana Music Awards: Hip-Life or Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year, Hip-Life Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year (3 Songs)
Ghana Music Awards: Best Collaboration of the Year, High-Life Song of the Year, Song of the Year,Hip-Life Song of the Year, Hip-Hop Song of the Year (Collaborations)
4syte TV Music Video Awards: Best Male Video, Best Photography, Best Edited Video
BET Awards: Best International Act: Africa
Channel O Music Awards:Most Gifted Male, Most Gifted Video of the Year
African Muzik Magazine Awards: Best Male: West Africa
Nigeria Entertainment Award: African Artiste of the Year (Non-Nigerian)
Ghana Music Awards: Artiste of the Year,Vodafone Song of the Year (Collaboration), Best Collaboration of the Year.
*Sarkodie has had the privilege of performing on the same stage with international musicians such as T-Pain, Mavado, Trey Songz, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Miguel amongst many others.He is widely loved by many Africans and pronounced the most celebrated musician Ghana has ever had.He was listed in New African Magazine’s 50 under 50 trailblazers list.