Top 10 Best Gospel Musicians In Nigeria And Their Award Winning Songs


Are you searching online for best gospel musicians in Nigeria to listen to? This is the best place to get the information.


It’s no news that Nigeria is blessed with lots of talented gospel musicians.


Their talents has not only made them wealthy but has also gained them recognition and made them very famous across Nigeria.

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In this article, we will be revealing the top 10 gospel musicians in Nigeria presently. This list is compiled based on their performance so far and also their wealth status.


1.       Frank Edwards


The popular gospel artist Frank Edwards is proudly a member of Christ Embassy.  His gospel songs are in different genres. Apart from singing, Frank is also a talented instrumentalist.


He has featured with one of the world’s best gospel musician- Don Moen. He has also featured other gospel musicians.


With his talent, he has acquired the following awards;


·         Best Gospel Song of the Year

·         Male Artiste of the Year and many others.


He owns a record label known as “Rocktown Records” and has successfully released lots of songs from his record label such as Thank God I made it, You Too Dey Bless Me, I Lift My Hands To You, Keep Smiling, Eze Eligwe and many more.


His net worth is $600,000. He is said to have in his garage several cars worth millions of Naira.


2.       Nathaniel Bassey


He is well known for his wonderful voice in the Gospel industry. He obviously started young but today he is being celebrated across Africa.


Unlike Edwards, most of Bassey’s songs are particularly worship songs. Some of them are; Casting Crowns, I’ve Come To Worship, You Are Holy, Holy Spirit Come, Alagbada Ina, You Deserve The Glory, The Living God, Imela, Emi Mimi, and so on.


Because of his mode of singing, Nathaniel has been invited for worship songs in many churches. From his songs, it’s easy to see that Nathaniel doesn’t just sing because of his talent alone, but rather he sings with an intense passion from within him.


He has a burning desire and endless zeal to sing more songs to God. Guess what? He is the creator of the Hallelujah Challenge that has been making waves on social media especially on Instagram. His net worth is $500,000.


3.       Sinach


The female talented popular gospel artist, Sinach, is a gospel leader in one of the world’s biggest churches, Christ Embassy.


Her songs and her unique voice has made her very popular in Africa. Her songs are; I Want More Of You, All I See Is You Lord, I know Who I am, Great Are You Lord, Awesome God, Born To Win, My Faith, Rejoice, Precious Jesus, I humbly Bow and many more.


Her net worth is $400,000.


4.       Eben


Emmanuel Benjamin by name started his career in music in 1997 at the Winners Chapel youth choir.


However, he became a full popular gospel artist in 2006 after becoming a member of Christ Embassy. He owns a record label “Hammer House of Rock”.


He also owns a business enterprise called Hammer House Ventures. Some of his songs are; Imaranma, He Has Given Me Victory, etc.


His net worth is $370,000.


5.       Mercy Chinwo


Mercy’s fame started in 2012, when she won the Nigerian Idol.  Afterwards, she released a gospel music called “Excess love” which made her more famous.


So far she has sang lots of inspiring gospel songs such as Testimony, Igwe, Obinasom, Akamdinelu, Incredible God, Chinedum, and so on.


Apart from gospel musics, Chinwo has featured in movies like “House of Gold”. She is a good actress and has won so many awards like;


·         The Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards in 2008.

·         Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year.

·         Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year.

·         Africa Gospel Song of the Year.


Her net worth is estimated to be $150,000.


Tope Alabi


Tope Alabi is famous for her Yoruba gospel music. She is the best female Yoruba gospel artist.


She has also featured in programs and is also well known to be a movie actress of which are mainly Yoruba movies.


Some of her songs are; Hallelujah, Yes and Amen, Mimo L’oluwa, Eru ogo, You Are Worthy, Adake Dajo, Agbara Nla and so on.

Her net worth is $350,000.


6.       Yinka Ayefele


Ayefele has been so famous for his Yoruba gospel songs. Though confined to a wheel chair, his talent is not confined.


Here is a few from the lists of his songs; Fresh Glory, Goodness of God, Aliyo Ope, My Gratitude, Very Ba monuro and many more.


His net worth is $350,000.


7.       Ada Ehi

Her net worth is $300,000. She rose up to fame after the release of her song “Cheta”.


She is currently making waves with more gospel inspiring songs like Testify, In My Matter, Only You Can Do and many more. She is currently a member of Christ Embassy music ministry.


8.       Joe Praise


No doubts that this gospel musician is qualified to be ranked as on the top gospel musicians in Nigeria.


So far so good his music has spread across the country. He also has a record label as his own. He is estimated to be worth $400,000.


9.       Nikki Laoye


Apart from being a talented singer, Nikki is also a recording artiste, a dancer and also an actress.


She has also been entitled to awards like;


·         The Headies Award in the year 2013, as the Best Female Vocal Performance.

·         In 2014, she won the All African Music Award (AFRIMA) as the Best Female Artiste in African Inspirational Music. She makes most of her earnings from live performance.


Tim Godfrey


Popularly known by the song “Nara Ekele” has been seen and regarded as Nigerian version of Kirk Franklin.


His songs and voice are so unique you may not believe he is a Nigerian.


Apart from being a musician, he is also a music teacher, vocal instructor and art training consultant.


In Conclusion


Have you been searching for best Gospel musicians in Nigeria to listen to?

I believe you liked the names you see here.


You can check the songs by any of the artistes listed here. I hope you find your favourite gospel singers in the list.

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