Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has been selected as one of the performers at Thursday’s Glo CAF Awards in Abuja.
He is known in real life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr and doubles as a producer.
He is best known for his biggest breakthrough hit song Dancehall King which led to his winning the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.
Other acts billed to perform at the show, which will be watched live all over the world are Ahmed Soultan, Wizkid, King Sunny Ade, Dija, Korede Bello, Flavour, Omawumi, Sammy Okposo, Bez and Ego.
All the performances will be spiced by LED dancers, water drum dancers, tap-dancers and numerous other classic dancers.
The event, touted as the Oscars of Football, is held annually to celebrate the continent’s finest football stars. It attracts the biggest names in world sports, particularly football, as well as other spheres of life, such as business, politics and entertainment.
It is expected to be a night of unending thrill, fun and excitement for the dignitaries expected at the continent’s most glamorous football event.
The Glo-CAF awards Gala in Abuja will also provide an opportunity for Glo subscribers and football fans to meet and interact with top African footballers and Administrators.
According to Globacom, “Our subscribers have been the brand’s pillar of strength since we rolled out service twelve years ago, and this is another golden opportunity to appreciate and reward them for their patronage”.