Muyiwa & Riversongz – Eko Ile wins best Gospel act at 14th annual Urban Music Awards

Nigerian-British gospel musician, Muyiwa Olarewaju and the group "Riversongz" with the entry "Eko Ile" has won the best Gospel act at the Urban Music Awards. ("Eko Ile" means "Lagos is home" in Yoruba language)

The award ceremony took place in London on the 26th of November 2016
Urban Music Awards is one of the biggest HipHop, R&B, Soul and Dance awards ceremony in the world.
Other contenders in this category included
  • Chris Tomlin
  • Skillet
  • The Cokers – I Am Persuaded
  • Ekklesia – Where You Are
  • Bobby Bovell featuring Dennis Bovell – Love Love (Kriswontwo Remix)
  • Lecrae – All I Need Is You
  • Guvna B ft Beleaf – Buss It
  • Wildwood Kin – Warrior Daughter
  • Annastasia Baker – Fly Again
  • ZAA – Saved By Grace
  • Twelve24 – #Vivalawldkdz
  • Hannah – Overwhelming Praise
  • Purist – None Like You
  • Evans Ogboi – Shout Hallelujah
  • Margaret Nana Tandoh – I Turn To You
  • Aaron T Aaron ft Mike Abdul – I Will Sing Of Your Praise
This is what he said on his Facebook page after winning;
I am grateful to GOD and to @urbanmusicawards for awarding us with the award for best Gospel of 2016 last night. I'm not one to campaign for votes which is why this awards means so much to us as it says we truly deserve it! Thank you once again.

Here is the video of the song - Eko Ile 

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