Stonebwoy’s Awards, Nominations And Recognition So Far.

Stonebwoy is the stage name of Livingstone Etse Satekla, a Ghanaian afropop, dancehall and reggae artiste. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group.

Stonebwoy was born in Ashaiman in the Greater Accra region of Ghana and began making music in his early school days. He studied at Methodist Day Secondary School the same year with rapper Sarkodie where he gained his High School Leaving Certificate. He continued his tertiary education at University of Professional Studies to earn a degree in Marketing in 2013.

He began performing as Stonebwoy since high school as an underground rapper. With motivation from his family, he appeared on a popular rap competition “Kasahare Level” on Adom FM which featured Sarkodie, Dr Cryme and the like saw him knocking out several other rappers gaining himself underground popularity. It was through these rap battles and his style of music which caught the eye of Samini to sign him to his “Samini Music” record label.

Under “Samini Music”, Stonebwoy recorded his first hit single “Climax” featuring Samini and subsequently “Ghetto Love” featuring Irene Logan. Both songs earned him nominations at the Ghana Music Awards. After this exposure, he released his debut album “Grade 1 Album” under Samini Music which made him, Stonebwoy a household name in the music industry. In 2015 Stonebwoy signed a deal with VP Africa a division of VP Records.

Below are some achievements from his musical career so far:

Dancehall King 2010 (Princess One Love & Hitz FM Event)-Won

Ghana Music Awards Best Reggae Song Of the year – Nominated

4syte Music Video Awards 2012 – Best Collaboration Video-Won
4syte Music Video Awards 2012 – Best reggae Dancehall Video-Won

Ghana Music awards 2013 – Afro Pop Song Of the Year – Nominated

Bass Awards (Reggae Dancehall Awards) 2013

Best Collaboration Song
Most Popular Dancehall song – Nominated
Best Dancehall Collaboration song – Nominated
Best Reggae Collaboration song – Nominated
Male Vocalist – Nominated
Best Album – Nominated
Best Song writer – Nominated
Dancehall Artist – Nominated
Dancehall Music Video – Nominated

Bass Awards (Reggae Dancehall Awards) 2014

Best Collaboration Song of the year – Nominated
Best Dancehall Artiste of the year – Nominated
Best Dancehall Song of the year- Nominated
Best Performer of the year- Nominated

Most popular Dancehall song of the year- Nominated

2015 – Artiste of the year-Won
2015 – Song of the year -Won
2015 – Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year -Won
2015 – Reggae Dancehall song-Won
2015 – Best collaboration song-Won
2015 – Album of the year-Won
2015 – Record of the year-Won
2016 – Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year-Won
2016 – Reggae/Dancehall song-Won

International Nomination and Awards.

2015 – Black Entertainment Television Awards (America) – Best International Act Africa – Won
2015 – MTV Africa Awards – Nominated
2015 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Nominated
2015 – AFRIMMA Awards – Won
2015 – AFRIMMA Awards – Won
2015 – American Entertainment Awards – Nominated
2015 – Movie Award- Happy Death day Best New Act – Nominated
2016 Most Promising Act- IRAWMA- Won
2016 Best Live Act, MTV Awards- Nominated
2016 Best Reggae-Ragga Dancehall Artiste in Africa – AfriBest- Nominated

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