Ghanaian artiste Mohammed Ismail Sherif known in showbiz circles as Black Sherif has won the Entertainment Personality of the Year award at this year’s Entertainment Achievement Awards.
He beat off competition from media personality Giovani Caleb, comedian OB Amponsah, Afrobeat artiste KiDi, highlife musician Kuami Eugene, dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, rapper Sarkodie and Ghanaian artiste based in the United States of America, Amaarae.
Last year, the award was won by comic actor Akrobeto, also known as Akwesi Boadi.
Black Sherif shot into mainstream music when he released his ‘1st Sermon’ song in 2021. He gained more prominence when he followed it up with the ‘Second Sermon’, a song that earned him a feature from Nigerian Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy.
He currently has a record deal with Empire, an American distribution company and record label headquartered in San Francisco, California.
The second edition of the Entertainment Achievement Awards was held at the Accra Marriott Hotel on February 26, 2022.
This year’s award honoured people in the showbiz sector whose works fall within the 2021 eligibility year.
The scheme covered areas such as sports, music, film, fashion, photography, media, writing, comedy, among others.
The Entertainment Achievement Awards, organised by Citi TV, celebrates entertainers and entertainment industry players who have distinguished themselves in the practice of their art.
It was powered by Citi TV with support from GIPC, Kofi Abban Foundation, Good Day Energy Drink, Citi FM and Ghanaweekend.com.