Our favourite 7 male gospel acts in Nigeria

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Uche was already making waves in Southern Africa, before his compatriots began to pay attention. He is not your regular worship leader. Hyperactive, quintessential and classy, the Agidigba crooner is already making his presence felt on this shores.

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Nathaniel Bassey

What is there not to love about this talented trumpeter? Nathaniel Bassey easily conjures the tangible presence of the Almighty, leading the saints into the throne room. Bassey excels in instrumentation, arrangement and delivery, all coated in pure anointing.


PITA (Praise In This Age) is brilliant. He charms with his style and effortless charisma. PITA’s debut album titled As I Am is a timeless piece of work and has set the tone for the peculiar sound that he brings.

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Sammie Okposo

A lot of people refer to him as the godfather of gospel music in Nigeria and you can hardly argue against that. Okposo made the genre cool and attractive for others. The Wellu Wellu Master also stepped up the quality of production (audio and video).

Yinka Ayefele

There’s absolutely no way Yinka Ayefele would not make this list. Although most people erroneously believe that he is loved by the Yoruba folks, Ayefele has headlined big concerts and is a staple with private parties around the country.


Frank Edwards

Edwards, who started singing at 10, came into limelight with his debut album, The Definition, in 2008. Two years later, he dropped his second album, Angels on the Runway; he hit the market with another, ‘Unlimited’, in 2011. He is one of the most sought-after voices for concerts and appearances today.


Someone once said Samsong possesses the type of voice that lusts for God. I believe. His sophomore CD was released in 2004, titled “Still Counting”. And he is still here today, relentless and amazing as he was then.


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