Best Gospel Artistes in Nigeria

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Gospel music transcends entertainment to a call for worship, repentance, correction and reverence. Here, we will look at best Gospel Artistes in Nigeria.

While the secular artistes sing merely to entertain on a stage, they appeal to the emotions of their listeners, Gospel artists have more work to do and by their flesh, they can do little or nothing of that work. Hence the dependence on the Holy Spirit for inspiration and God breathed lyrics.

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Best Gospel Artistes in Nigeria

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Many songs and artistes have emerged over time and somehow, because of what fans think of one, some other Gospel artistes try to spice up what they do just in order to impress the fans but gospel music goes beyond impressing the cheering crowd to blessing the soul.

Howbeit, in this world of competition, there has been numerous Gospel artistes who have maintained the mandate of true and sincere worship to God alone via their albums or tracks. They are the ones who see beyond the cheers of the teeming fans to the essence of the gifts that they received from God.

Amongst these people who are so many, we will list out a few of them who have made it to the spotlight and have become useful tools in God’s hands to bless His people.

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Best Gospel Artistes in Nigeria

The Best Gospel Artistes in Nigeria includes:

1. Nathaniel Bassey

He is Akwa Ibom originated and Lagos bred, a graduate of University of Lagos with specialty in International Relation and Politics. Nathaniel Bassey has blessed the lives of so many with his God inspired lyrics and tune.

Something unique about this vessel, all of his lyrics have unique messages for the soul. He sings his songs solely for kingdom advancement and with his trumpet, he deafens the ears of the devil. He is happily married to Sarah Bassey who has literally become a strong support for his ministry.

2. Osinachi Kalu

Everyone calls her Sinach. Nigeria is so blessed to have her as she has created a pathway for others. She gave her life to Jesus at a very tender teen age and immediately fell under the umbrella of God’s anointing.

She has ministered ever since her teenage and blessed a lot of lives all over the world. Her hit tracks included Way Maker, Precious Jesus, I Know Who I Am and a lot of others.

She is happily married to Pastor Joseph Ogbu, a pastor in Christ Embassy. She has won several awards to her name and has a lot of international recognition.

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3. Emmanuel Benjamin

He coined his stage name Eben from the combination of different letters from both of his name. He was born in Lagos into a family of six which he happens to be the fifth.

Prior to becoming a Gospel minister through songs, Eben was a rap artist and was featured in many shows but since God had a need for his talent, in 1997 when he joined Christ Embassy, he was led to change his genre of music and he started singing purely Gospel.

Ever since that time, God had never failed him as he has become instrumental in the hands of God. His fan base keeps increasing on a daily basis.

4. Frank Ugochukwu Edwards

Popularly known as Frank Edwards has been a practical fulfilment of Prov. 22 vs 29 which says “Seest thou a man diligent in his works, he shall stand before kings and not mean me” He began his career silently in the arms of God and in a very short time, God has exalted him to stand before men of great importance.

He happens to be the first Nigerian artist to do a collaboration with the legendary Don Moen. Frank Edwards gives his many thanks to God who connected him to Pst. Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy.

5. Mercy Chinwo

Hers is an exemplary life of tenacity. In 2012, she emerged as the Nigerian Idol and there was a lot of pressure for her to change her genre of music which she bluntly refused. This made to organisers of the show deny her of her rights as the winner.

She did not hover, she went on worshipping her God as she was led. God lifted her after she had released many tracks. God made her famous and today, she is worth millions of Naira. She is not only a Singer but an actress also.

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6. Sammie Okposo

7. Lara George

8. Samson Uche Mogekwu (Samsong)

9. Tope Alabi

10. Freke Umoh

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