Here are the top 10 Gospel Singers in Nigeria

The journey of gospel music in Nigeria has been an interesting one over the years. From ministering to thousands of lives, a source of livelihood has been created by these practitioners. Christian Nigeria has outlined top 10 gospel singers in the country. They are as follows:

1. Nathaniel Bassey

Nathaniel Bassey is a prolific gospel music minister. Born 42 years ago, Bassey warmed his way into the hearts of gospel music lovers by delivering songs that bring forth hope to the downtrodden. 

With his music calling, he has been able to bless lives with his powerful ministrations. He is known for songs like Olowogbogboro, Onise Iyanu, Imela, Alagbada Ina, and El Shaddai. 

The music minister who is also good with playing the trumpet is the proponent of the Hallelujah Challenge where individuals praise the good Lord from 12 am till 1am.

2. Sinach

Osinachi Kalu is one of Nigeria's biggest export in the gospel music business. The "Way Maker" crooner is one of the top artists in Believers Love World, aka Christ Embassy. 

With songs like More of you, Precious Jesus, and Omema, Sinach has blessed lives effortlessly. She does not need to stress herself to touch lives. As she sings, her impact is felt. The proud mother of one is definitely an inspiration to many persons.

3. Tim Godfrey

Vibrant, energetic, and formidable are the appropriate words to describe Tim Godfrey. The 41-year-old has been likened to America's Kirk Franklin because they have related pattern of praise.

The story of Tim Godfrey can be likened to that of a grass-to-grace situation. In his ministrations, he has talked about how he was a nobody who struggled daily to survive. However, Jesus Christ made him where he is today. Hence, he cannot stop praising him. 

He is known for songs like Na You Be God, Ibuchukwu, Na Ra featuring Travis Green, Victory, Kosi, Okaka, and many others. His major performances include The Experience, an annual praise concert hosted by Pastor Adefarasin's House on the Rock.

4. Mercy Chinwo

Mercy Chinwo is a reigning gospel singer who has taken worship to the next level. She sings from the belly of her heart and stretches forth her voice to the hearing of her maker. She gained prominence when she won the Nigerian Idols reality show in 2012. 

Her major break came forth in the gospel music industry when she released Excess Love, a song that was well received by her fans and listeners across the country. For Mercy Chinwo, music is her lifestyle. She was born to uplift souls with her sonorous voice. From Excess Love, other songs like Omekanaya, Akandimelu, and Obinamso have also been released.

5. Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi started her music career as a song composer for Yoruba films. She expanded her horizons by going fully into gospel music ministrations. Through her songs, many lives have been touched. 

Her songs usually come with one message or the other as they are usually sung in the Yoruba language. With her desire to touch lives through her songs, she has bagged many awards and performed on platforms like The Experience.

6. Eben

Eben is a gospel singer par excellence. His first break came when he did an outstanding performance at Believers Love World aka Christ Embassy. From there, he went on to release songs like Imaranma, God Dey, Victory, No one like you, God All By Yourself, and many more. 

He is equally married to a gospel singer Jahdiel and they are blessed with two children.

7. Onos Ariyo

Onos Ariyo is a gospel singer from Delta state. She is notable for songs like Alagbara which was part of the theme songs of God Calling, a movie produced by House on the Rock. 

With four albums to her credit, she has been able to bless lives with other songs like Hallelujah, Jehovah Ebenezer, Glorify Emmanuel, and Oghene Me.

8. Sammie Okposo

Sammie Okposo is an evergreen gospel musician. With entrance into the music industry about two decades ago, Okposo has done well for himself. He started out with composing songs for Nigerian movies.

From there, his career blossomed into composing songs like Welu Welu, Good God, Addicted, Na Only You, Sing Your Praise, Oboto, and many other songs. The award-winning 49-year-old Delta state indigene is very energetic. More so, he can comfortably match with the younger generation of gospel singers.

9. Chioma Jesus

Chioma Jesus is another force to reckon with in the Nigerian gospel music scene. Her songs which are mostly sung in the Igbo language have messages that defy tongue and tribe. 

Often, she uses her life as an example of God's faithfulness. She has ministered on various platforms including The Experience.

10. Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards is one of the gospel acts from Believers Love World a.k.a Christ Embassy. He started out at an early age inspiring many lives with his songs. 

From "You Too Dey Bless Me" to ""Omema", and "Okaka", Edwards has gone out to release many more songs. He has also done collaborations with America's king of worship, Don Moen.

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