The Ghana born musician and producer Shatte Wale’s real name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. but he is more popularly known by his stage name. He is a popular singer and talented guy. He has also starred in a few movies.
Genres: Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats
Labels: Shatta Movement Records(SM4LYF), Zylofon Media
Albums: Cloud 9, After the Storm
His first Album was title Bandana from Ghana. His major breakthrough in the music industry was Dancehall King. In 2015 alone, he almost released 100 songs. He is a Philanthropist and has donated much amount to Children’s Hospital.
Awards and Nominations
He has been awarded many tomes and has got major nominations almost every year after he started his career. He was nominated for Reggae Dancehall Song of the Year – Shatta City at the Ghana Music Awards in the year 2013.
The next year, that is 2014, he won the award for Best Reggae/Dancehall Video for his work on “Everybody Likes My Ting” at the 4Syte TV Music Video Awards. He also won the award for Most Popular Video at the same award ceremony.
He also got nominated for Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall Video award at the Channel O Music Video Awards. At the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards ceremony, he won the award for African Artiste of the Year. He got nominated for two awards at the African Muzik Magazine Awards: Best Male West Africa and Best Dancehall Artiste.
At the Ghana Music Awards, he won the award for Artiste of the Year and got nominated for Best Collaboration of the Year for Hot Cake in which he worked in collaboration with Pope Skinny.
He also got nominated for Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year for “Fever” and won the same prize for “Dancehall King”. At the Nigerian Entertainment Awards, he won the award for African Artiste of the Year.
At the BASS Awards, he won the award for Best Performer of the Year, Best Video Dancehall for his dance on “Like my thing” and Dancehall Artiste of the year for his efforts on “Shatta Wale – Enter the Net”. At the International Reggae and World Music Awards, he won the award for Best New Entertainer.
At the Jigwe Awards, he won the award for Jigwe Musician of the Year. At the Ghana DJ Awards, he won the award for DJ’s Song of the Year for his work on Shatta Wale – Dancehall King .
In the year 2013, he won the prize for Publisher’s Choice Award at the 3G Awards. He was nominated for the Best African Act and People’s Choice Male Musician at the MOBO Awards and GN Bank Awards respectively.
In 2016, at the Blogging and Social Media Awards, he won the award for Artiste with the Best Social Media Presence. He won the award for Best Song of the Year – Kakai at the Africa Europe DJ Awards (Italy). He was also given the award of African Male Artiste of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Dancehall Artiste of the Year at the Afrimma Awards.
Net worth of Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale claims that he has a net worth of 10 million US Dollars.