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nigeria gospel artist: Top 10 Nigerian gospel artists in 2020
Nigerian Gospel Music Industry keeps growing day by day and it is really refreshing to see various male and female artists showing their talents through the music they released. Nigerian gospel artists like Dunsin Oyekan, Joe Praize, Mercy Chinwo, and Prospa Ochimana are some of the top artists making the industry.
Top 10 gospel artists in Nigeria
- Mercy Chinwo
She came into the spotlight in 2012 when she won the second season of Nigerian Idol. She has since been a big name in the gospel industry and also featuring in some movie roles. She has been singing since she was a child and released her first single in 2015 titled Testimony and later Igwe in 2016. Known for excess love which went viral.
- Dunsin Oyekan
He is one of the most popular gospel artists in the industry now, gaining recognition after his single Imole De went viral and since then he has dropped various singles including the one that is currently taking the scene by storm titled “Yah”
- Frank Edwards
He has made a name for himself and also one of the most sought artists in the gospel industry. Not only does he sing, but he also produces and plays multiple instruments. He sang one of the most viral gospel songs titled “You are Good”. He owns record label Rocktown Records and has signed various artists.
- Tope Alabi
She is a singer, actress, and film music, composer. She is very popular in the gospel scene and is very known for singing the song “Oluwa e Tobi” which almost everyone sings from time to time. When she is not making music she is acting.
- Nathaniel Bassey
He is one of the most respected gospel artists in the industry. Popularly known for his songs “Olowogbogboro, Onise Iyanu, and Imela. He was the one that started the HallelujahChallenge on Instagram, where he worships God for an hour, 12:00 am to 1:00 am. The challenge gained more traction since started and received over 600,000 views.
He was born Emmanuel Benjamin and he is a vocalist, singer, and songwriter who started as a rapper before becoming a gospel singer. His single Agunechemba Ft. Phil Thompson is one of the most popular songs so far.
- Steve Crown
Popular Nigeria Gospel singer and music director Steve Crown came into the limelight after his song, “You are great” went viral.
He was born in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, and started showing interest in music at an early age. Steve Crown songs have touched hearts around the world.
He joined the Saint John’s Anglican Church choir when he was just eight years old and later became a part of a well-known kids club called the Deacon Kids Band. He founded Lakelight Entertainment and now is its President.
- Joe Praize
He is a Nigerian gospel singer, praise and worship leader, songwriter, and music very known for his single “miracle papa”
Nigerian Gospel Music Minister Gift Ugochi Godspower also known as GUC is from Port-Harcourt in Rivers State and also a graduate of the University Of Port-Harcourt. known for his single all that matters
Nigerian gospel music artist, Judith Kanayo aka Judikay is signed under the EeZee Conceptz record label in Nigeria. She has released beautiful songs captivating fans all around the world.
She was a back-up vocalist for Florocka and has released a lot of songs.
Her new single “More than Gold” featured her colleague Mercy Chinwo, also single like “Idinma“. She graduated from Redeemer’s University with a degree in Theatre Arts”. Judikay has been on the music scene since the year 2013, when she released her first single, “Nobody Else”. She recently dropped her album titled Man of Galilee
She is one of the fastest rising gospel artists in Nigeria.
- jimmy d psalmist
Jimmy Johnson aka Jimmy D Psalmist is an award-winning international gospel music Artiste and songwriter from Southern Nigeria who was called to lead people to the presence of God through praise and worship
He started singing at the age of 7 and is now a renowned praise and worship leader in Dunamis International Gospel Center, Abuja.
- moses bliss
Nigerian Multi-Talented Gospel Music Minister Moses Bliss is one unique artist and Music Director that approaches song from a different side. His single bigger every day was the number 1 single last year.
- Sammie Okposo
Nigerian gospel singer and songwriter Sammie Okposo was born May 30th, 1971, and is also a psalmist, music producer, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He remixed Tope Alabi’s single “Oluwa E Tobi” which is popular among the youths.
- Testimony Jaga
Nigerian gospel singer, salau aliu aka Testimony Jaga was born on March 9th in Ibadan, Nigeria. He moved to Lagos in order to pursue his music dream and now he has a household name in the Nigerian Music Industry. He stands out with his unique singing fuji and rnb. His single biggie biggie was the number 2 song last year.
- Tim Godfrey
Nigerian Gospel singer and producer Tim Godfrey was born in Kaduna State to Mr. and Mrs. Victor Godfrey. Tim Godfrey’s family is blessed with Six Children (Four sons and two daughters). His song Onaga was one of the top songs of 2020.
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