WEDNESDAY GOSPEL MUSIC UPDATE - 11/03/2020
This Wednesday`s gospel music update captures new releases, upcoming singles, music videos and news in no particular order.
Click the play button to listen to new songs from lovely African gospel artists spread across the globe.
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DON`T WORRY - CRYOMATIC FT TOD & BIRE
Nigerian Christian electronic dance music band 'Cryomatic' returns with their sophomore single titled "Don't Worry". The aptly titled track express a message of hope and encouragement, drawing strength from the power and reassure we have in God through grace.
It is a progressive house record with soulful chords, catchy melodies and groovy beats. The track features vocalists TOD from Nigeria and Bire from Kenya, mixed and mastered by Exo Magege and executive produced by Eclipse Nkasi. You can download and stream it here.
MANDYFRESH JOHNSON - GOD ON MY SIDE
Mandyfresh Johnson is not an ordinary music composer. Through different life experiences, music has always been the channel outlet for her creative expression, that tells stories of life different experiences. Her new song GOD ON MY SIDE will have you dancing, rocking and giving God the glory all at the same time.
PSA (PRINCE SEGUN ADEBAYO) - IGBA
Prince Segun Adebayo, PSA Omoba is a gospel musician of reputation and high integrity. He hails from a royal family in Ilesa, Osun State in Nigeria, a self-taught keyboardist who started composing songs at a very tender age.
The UK worship minister and songwriter released a Yoruba gospel track called IGBA last week, and you can listen to it here. His other songs are My God You Are and Gold Dust to mention a few.
"DON`T DESPISE SMALL BEGINNINGS" - SHOGGY TOSH
Dream do come true, and we all have them, either as a kid, young person or as an adult. One of the most decorated and best UK gospel radio presenter, music promoter and CHH artist you will find around has shared his thought and picture on the above subject in a short tweet posted over the weekend.
"Where the radio started for me three years ago! My first ever guest on the radio was Isabella Melodies. Then we were on one radio @saltfm.
"Fast forward .... after three years & by God’s grace, we now on 14 radio platforms & 2 TV Stations in over five countries! Do not despise small beginnings! Start somewhere...," Shoggy Tosh said.
So, follow your God-given dream and idea. Be excellent at it by gaining mastery of the essential skills needed to excel. Trust God and go full throttle. You never know what the seed of an idea could become.
ANTICIPATE CALVARY BY FRANCIS HAMMOND
Calvary is so significant to Chrisitanity; it`s the foundation of our faith: we believe Jesus Christ finished the work of redemption there without holding back - sin was defeated, and forgiveness was purchased.
As sinful as we are, Christ died for us. Talented gospel singer, Francis Hammond affirmed the above sentence and understanding in his upcoming project titled CALVARY with much hope that it blesses the world and listeners. The song is coming to a digital music store near you.
Y.SHADEY - CHURCH BOY
It's official, South London Christian hip-hop rapper Y.Shadey has rolled out the music video of his Afrobeats track CHURCH BOY on GRM Daily Youtube Channel.
Lots of music fans were anticipating the release of the visuals, and finally, it's here to bless and stay - big congratulations to him and good news for our ears. You can watch the video above.
HANNAH OLA PREPARES "REST" AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Ahead of schedule, I am led by the Spirit of God to introduce to you, #Rest, the new single from yours truly. Produced by the legendary Ian Green," shared award-winning gospel artist Hannah Ola on Facebook, accompanied by lyrical snippet (see below):
You know all things
You see all things
Why would I not trust in You...
Hannah's up and coming song is about to drop as she whets the appetite of gospel music fans in the UK for the June 2020 concert tagged COME AS YOU ARE. The tracks feature Copeland Green.
AYO DAVIES - GOD OF ABUNDANCE (LIVE)
What are you declaring today? For me, it's ABUNDANCE! ABUNDANT LIFE IN JESUS CHRIST! Here's "God Of Abundance" by my brother, Ayo Davies, posted MOBO Award-winning Evans Ogboi.
The UK-based worship leader and gospel recording artist premiered GOD OF ABUNDANCE on 6th March, recorded it Live in London at Synergy VOL 3 concert as a song to remind us of God's ability to provide, supply all our needs and exceed our imagination.
MERCY CHINWO SHARES SNIPPET OF KOSI SINGLE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The February African gospel charts topping artist from Nigeria, Mercy Chinwo is not slowing down with her music; she has another release scheduled to drop in April 2020, and that`s good news. The Obinasom singer recently shared a video of her studio session while recording KOSI and many of her music fans have been excited since the Instagram post went live. Check out the video above.
IRENE UBOM - ULTIMATE VICTORY
"Ultimate Victory" by Irene Ubom is a song that speaks about the grace and mercy of God sustaining us through all of the struggles we encounter in life.
The Chelmsford singer had previously released a ten-track album in 2017 and Our Great God in 2018 but now returns with a victory song which was produced by US-based Dove and Grammy Award-winning producer, Ron Rawls.
COLIFIXE FT RACHEL - ELEVATE
Elevate by Colifixe featuring Rachel T is an Afrobeat gospel reggae tune from Uganda. The song expresses agape love and how God's love can take us higher to greater heights. Credit to Rasto for impressive music production. You can sing along to the lyric video here.
JULIETTE FARRELL MUSIC TO FEATURE THATBOYMASSIN
UK singer/songwriter Juliette Farrell released a gospel EP in 2019 titled HEAVEN MENTALITY, a seven-track compilation in the old School style of Boom Bap Hip-Hop with Neo-Soul Vocals, all written and performed by her.
She has scheduled a return to your music playlist and digital platforms with an upcoming single called Sparkle as she teams up with one of Zambia's gospel artist, ThatboyMassin. The song drops soon.
BELISA JOHN - SOMETHING GOOD
Belisa John is a UK-based gospel act that began singing from an early age in the Children Choir of the Church of God Mission International, Sapele.
A few days ago, the happily married artist added her Kent-shot SOMETHING GOOD music video to the growing collection of music releases that include Agidigba. You can check it out here.
ENNY OKOSUN PICKS UP FIVE (5) NOMINATIONS
Enny Okosun is speechless after picking up five nominations at the upcoming Atlanta Prayze Factor Awards 2020 in the following categories:
International Solo Artist Of The Year
Urban Solo Artist Of The Year
Rhythm & Praise Artist Of The Year
Holy Hip Hop Artist Of The Year
New Artist Of the Year
The voting process has begone, and you can support him by clicking here: https://www.prayzefactorawards.com/votenow