Sarkodie’s YouTube channel award is indeed a sure way to crown his already successful year.
Rap master Sarkodie has picked up the award for “Most Subscribed YouTube Channel in Ghana” at the YouTube Sub-Sahara Africa Creator Awards 2016. Sarkodie’s YouTube channel award was based on growth in views and engagement over the last six months on YouTube.
The rapper as a matter of fact, can boast of more than 59 million views and over 147 thousand loyal subscribers.
Sarkodie’s enviable youtube channel is managed by MiPROMO Company Limited. The company is also responsible for the channels of other Ghanaian music stars as Shatta Wale, Pappy Kojo, Gifty Osei, Kwabena Kwabena, SP Kofi Sarpong, Guru Samini, Criss Waddle, Article Wan, and Joyce Blessing.
Other creator entertainers that won the Youtube Africa award were; DiamondPlatnumz, Kansiime Anne, NdaniTV, Mark Angel Comedy, IbakaTV/Nollywood and many more.
Here’s a full list of winners;
Broadcaster – Channels Television
Comedy – Kansiime Anne
Comic – Ramscomics / Supastrikas
Education – Retutpro – Photography and Photoshop Tutorials
Entertainment – NdaniTV
Fitness – Six Pack Factory
Games – Slushy AJ
Makeup and fashion – Kangai Mwiti
Music – Yellow Brick Cinema
News and politics – Millard Ayo
Nonprofit – Jim Nduruchi
People and Blogs – Suzelle DIY
Pets and animals – Earth Touch
Top Subscribed Creator in Uganda – Kansiime Anne
Top Subscribed Creator in Ghana – OfficialSarkodie
Top Subscribed Creator in Kenya – Churchill Show
Top Subscribed Creator in Nigeria – Mark Angel Comedy
Top Subscribed Creator in Senegal – Prince Arts
Top Subscribed Creator in South Africa – Yellow Brick Cinema
Top Subscribed Creator in Tanzania – DiamondPlatnumz
Top Subscribed Creator in Zimbabwe – Mufti Menk
It has been quite an interesting journey for the ace rapper who is also a recipient of several local and international awards, including the prestigious BET Best International Act- Africa, in 2012.
The rap gad so far has four albums to his name. They are; Makye (2009), Rapperholic (2012), Sarkology (2014), Mary (2015), as well as the joint album TMG with producer Jayso in 2013. Sarkodie is set to release his fifth album “The Highest” next year.