In Nigeria, Gospel music has mostly had to take the back seat especially as it concerns constant airplay and financial success.
Nigeria’s Gospel music in spite of the fact that Nigerians are faithful adherents of two of the largest religions in the world. Occasionally, some Gospel artistes have had to add some flavour of secular music to their works to give it a broad appeal.
But beyond the fact that the artistes on the Gospel scene are largely overlooked for major concerts and endorsement deals by corporate firms, it is imperative to point out that they contribute in no small measure to upholding societal values and morals, while reinforcing the need to live a life that is praiseworthy to God and to humanity.
So today Away from the regular today on Naijaloaded, we would be taking a dive in the Gospel Music World in Nigeria. looking at the top Nigerian MALE Gospel artistes that stand out in present times and inturn find out who is the BEST among them as decided by their fans on
Let’s see who and who is rocking it and has more fans from your choice Naijalodities from our list of Gospel Male Musicians below:
Frank is a Christian singer and song writer from Enugu State. He is the owner of the record label Rocktown Records, which is home to recording artists such as Edwards himself, Gil, Divine, King BAS, Nkay, and David among others. Among his most popular songs are, You Too Dey Bless Me feat. TB1 and Onye.
You know him from his popular hit album “WELU-WELU” which earned him both international and local recognition in 2004.Okposo, in his late 60s, hails from Delta state and dedicated a huge chunk of his youthful days to his church, playing the piano from the precarious age of 10.
In a short interview in 2013, Bassey stated that ‘He wants to change the face of gospel music in Nigeria’ and he has most certainly achieved that.
A graduate of Politics and International Relations at the University of London, and also serves as the director of music at the RCCG church; The King’s Court, Bassey hails from Akwa-Ibom located in the southern region of Nigeria. His hit single “Someone’s knocking at the door” has gained both local and international attention.
Gospel singer Mikel Abdul, who is a member of the popular Midnight Crew christian group in Nigeria. has been around for a long time. Abdul has also left his giant footprints as a songwriter, singer and music producer. His most popular hit songs, some in tandem with the Midnight crew, are- Igwe, Kene Jesu, Morire, Atobiju, SO Good, So Worthy, Yin Baba, Kabio-o-si
Samsong, 41, is a popular Nigerian gospel singer who is from Delta State. He has worked with a host of popular musicians including- Donell Jones, Kenny Latimore, 112, TuFace, D’Banj, Faze, and Styl Plus.His popular hit song Bianule earned him recognition in the Psalmist music Award in the year 2000.
Born in Kaduna, Nigeria to parents of Abia State origin, Buchi’s early education began in Enugu and took him through Methodist College, Uzuakoli and Federal Government College, Enugu. In 1983, he came to Lagos to study English Language and Literary Studies at the University of Lagos, where he obtained a BA in 1986 and a MA in 1988.
Later in the same year, he took up an appointment to lecture at the same institution while studying for his doctorate degree. Buchi remained at the Department of English until 1994 when he yielded to the higher calling to propagate the Gospel of Jesus through writing and singing in the reggae genre and over the years have no doubt been one of the most respected Reggae gospel act.
The name Chris Morgan Abah Ochogwu might not sound familiar, but this talented Gospel singer, songwriter, composer, and performer is the brain behind “WORSHIP ON THE HILLS OF AFRICA”, a vision that is dedicated to raising people to worship God in spirit and in truth.
The Orokam-born Benue State singer is no doubt an accomplished music minister, whose songs are filled with the divine presence of God, with great lyrical depth and inspiration and a great message of hope for our generation. Morgan has also ministered on the same platform with great international Gospel singers. Since stepping into the Gospel podium, the Ifeoma crooner has continued to carve a niche for himself by marking the beginning of a new worship trend in Africa.
Who is your favorite gospel singer from our list?? If He is not on the list ? Feel free and add him below!!!